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This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Canton: La Gaeilge is a day of Irish language, music, and culture. Learn the Irish (Gaeilge) language through tutorial, music, and performances. Classes for all levels, from nonspeakers to proficient Irish speakers. Sponsored by the Irish Language Society of Boston. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Irish Cultural Centre of New England, 200 New Boston Drive. $30. 781-821-8291,

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Hingham: Author and poet Kathleen Spivack discusses her book, “With Robert Lowell & His Circle.” In 1959, Spivack won a fellowship to study at BU under Lowell. Among her fellow students were Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton. Thus began Spivack’s long relationship with some of the preeminent poets of the 20th century. Saturday, 3 p.m., Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St. Free. 781-741-1405,

Milton: Story Walk is a week-long, rain or shine, free event sponsored by the Milton Early Childhood Alliance and the Trailside Museum. April 14 through 21. Blue Hills Trailside Museum, 1904 Canton Ave. Free. 617-333-0690,

Plympton: Join Roger Tincknell as he leads families through participatory children’s songs and singing games designed to stimulate imaginations. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Plympton Public Library, 248 Main St., Plympton.

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