Globe South Community Bulletin Board


1920s music tour: “Some of These Days: Roaring Tunefully Through the ‘20s,” is a musical and historical tour of the American 1920s with musicians and historians Jim Dalton and Maggi Smith-Dalton. On Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Abington Public Library. For more information, call 781-982-2139 or e-mail


Quilt show: Rhododendron Needlers Quilt Guild presents “Traditions and Treasures” Quilt Show at Blue Hills Regional Technical School on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and next Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show includes quilts made by guild members, special exhibits, raffles, and refreshments. Appraisals done by certified quilt appraiser (go to to make an appointment). The event will feature “The Martha Howard Quilt” (circa 1786), the oldest known American-made whole-cloth quilt. Admission is $7 for a 1-day pass, $10 for a 2-day pass; children under 12 free.


Learning series at senior center: The Senior Center has planned a series of courses as part of “The Path to Lifelong Learning” Discovery Program for the spring semester. Topics will range from Great Religions of the World; The World From Your Library; The U-Boats Off Our Shores; Movie-Making Madness in Massachusetts; Life and Times of Benjamin Lincoln; and the Future of Print Media in the World of the Internet. Registration for the spring semester begins March 11 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the senior center, and payment will be due at the time of registration. For more information, call 781-741-1548.MANSFIELD


Children’s play: Un-Common Young Performers presents “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” at Qualters Middle School Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m., and next Sunday at 2 p.m. Travel to ancient China with this action-packed stage adaptation of Disney’s “Mulan,” a celebration of culture, honor, and a fighting spirit. Advance tickets are $12, $10 students, may be purchased at 800-838-3006 or at Tickets at the door are $15, $12 students. For more information, call Clara Blodgett at 508-272-1464 or visit


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Quilting workshop: Judy Rolt of J & J Quilts will guide quilters through monthly beginner or advanced projects at Soule Homestead Education Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a sewing machine and other sewing items. An assortment of fabric is available for a small donation. Project details will be given upon registration. Participants should also bring a lunch. The cost is $15 for members or $20 for non-members. To register, call 508-947-6744 or e-mail


Historical reenactment: Just in time for Women’s History Month, Linda Myer will perform her historical reenactment as First Lady Abigail Adams Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room at Norton Public Library. Myer has extensively researched the life of Abigail Adams, especially studying her correspondence for insight into the wife, mother, and patriot. “Birthing a Nation, 1760-1783” offers a first-hand account of Abigail Adams’s life during an extraordinary period in history, touching on Adams’s experiences during the Boston Massacre, Tea Party, Declaration of Independence, and more. For more information, visit


Winter market: Gather inside the Visitor’s Center at Plimoth Plantation from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, with farmers, food-makers, and artisans for “Loaves & Cheeses,” a late winter market day highlighting the market bakers and regional cheeses. Enjoy tastings of Irish breads, vote for your favorite, and dance a jig to the music of the Lindsays performing fireside in Gainsborough Hall. Browse tables of spring greens, eggs, seafood, fresh pasta, cheeses, breads, grass-fed beef and veal, pastured pork and poultry, and homemade preserves and other goodies. Dinner bites and cocktails will be available; Plantation shops are open; and Plimoth Cinema is screening “Amour,” the Oscar-winning French drama at 4:30 and 7 p.m. EBT/SNAP cards welcome, the market is free. For more information, directions, and seasonal recipes, visit


Art and animal benefit: The Quincy Animal Shelter, Inc. will hold its 2d annual Pawcasso: Arts for Animals, on Sunday at Siros at Marina Bay from noon to 4 p.m. This art-centric event will feature food stations by Siros, a high-end raffle table, music by Jimmy Peters, and local artists whose works are available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the shelter’s Wesley’s Wish Feral Cat Fund and Mickey’s Medical Fund to provide necessities to the city’s homeless pet population. Tickets are $30 in advance (at and $35 at the door. For more information, call 617-376-1349 or e-mail


Christian seminar: Eastern Nazarene College is hosting an eight-week seminar, “Finding Joy — Christian Insights from the Life and Works of C.S. Lewis,” led by Christian education teacher Don Christensen. The weekly classes will be held on the second floor of Gardner Hall beginning Sunday; refreshments and coffee will be available at 9:45 a.m. before the 10 a.m. seminar. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 617-479-2040 or e-mail

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