Globe South Community Bulletin Board


Mother’s day crafts: Join artist and educator Allyson Bizer Knox at The Children’s Museum in Easton on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. as she leads children in making crafts to give to mom or a special woman in their life. Activities are free with $7.50 admission, members and children under 1 are free. or 508-230-3789.


Bloomin’ books: To benefit the 100th anniversary of the library, the Hull Public Library will have a Books in Bloom display open to the public Sunday, from 3 to 6 p.m. More than 16 flower arrangements inspired by favorite books will be displayed and raffled off. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. The event will also include music and refreshments. 781-925-2295.


Sheep day: The Soule Homestead Education Center, at 46 Soule St., will hold a Sheep Day/Earth Day rain or shine on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Andy Rice, sheep shearer, entertainer, and educator will work his magic on the Soule Homestead flock. There will be craft demonstrations including spinning, weaving, rug hooking, and rug braiding. Children’s activities include washing fleece, carding, spinning, and felting wool, along with making crafts using wool and recycled materials. The day will also include a variety of handcrafts made by local artisans, a plant sale, a honey bee observation hive, and the Town of Middleborough’s recycling truck will be on site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot dogs and refreshments will be available. Admission is $5, $2 per child (under 12 years), children under 3 free. or 508-947-6744.



Farmers market spring fling: Gather with farmers, local food-makers, and artisans at Plimoth Plantation for May Flowers & Muses, a spring fling from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn about pollinators and how to keep them busy. Bring your pruning shears and kitchen knives for sharpening by Patty of On the Edge mobile sharpening service as you shop for local products, including seedlings, potted plants, spring greens, fresh eggs, herbs, grass-fed beef and veal, pastured pork and poultry, oysters and fresh fish, sweet and savory breads, and farm preserves. Enjoy the music of the David James Duo performing sing along tunes. SNAP/EBT cards welcome, and the market is free.


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May breakfast: The Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Rockland will hold the 150th May Breakfast on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The menu includes juice, hot and cold cereal, eggs, bacon, baked beans, muffins, coffee, tea, and milk. The women of the church originally held this breakfast to raise money to pay for bandages for Civil War soldiers injured in battle. In keeping with the original purpose of the May Breakfast, those attending this year’s event are invited to bring items for Vet Packs that will be donated to Soldiers Angels. Cost is $6.50, $3 for children 10 and under. Takeout is $5. 781-878-1790.


Art workshop: Tufts Library presents “Monet’s Mirror: How to Pastel Paint Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ ” with Greg Maichack on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in the Jones Room. Using the actual imagery that inspired Monet to paint his “Water Lily” paintings, Maichack, a Museum of Fine Arts pastel demonstrator, will lead beginner to advanced artists in creating their own Impressionist pastel painting with professional-grade pastels, paper, and materials. Maichack shares his water garden photos he took on site at Monet’s home studio in Giverny, France, and will paint with you from the same imagery from which Monet painted his famous water lilies. Registration is required at 781-337-1402.

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