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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.


Braintree: The Braintree High School Theatre Guild presents “Kismet” directed by Rolf I. Carlson. “Kismet” is a whirlwind of excitement with music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, based on the themes by Alexander Borodin. The musical is set in medieval Baghdad. Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m. Braintree High School, 128 Town St. $12-$15.


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Hingham: New Baby Bundles, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides baby layettes to homeless mothers, is hosting a fund-raising Downton Abbey-style high tea. Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Sons of Italy Hall, Hingham, 88 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy. $25.

Hingham: Broughton Coburn introduces his book, “The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest,” whose publication coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historic climb. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St. Free. 781-741-1405,

Mansfield: Shop Til You Drop is the Mansfield Mothers’ Club’s annual fund-raiser for Our Daily Bread, Mansfield’s food pantry. Shop vendors with a wide range of products. Take a chance on raffle items or try to win a Mothers’ Club membership, cookbook, or T-shirt. Friday, 7 p.m. Mansfield Elks Lodge, 140 N. Main St. $5.

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