South Shore Conservatory faculty member Chris Rathbun plays the bass.
South Shore Conservatory faculty member Chris Rathbun plays the bass.South Shore Conservatory

EARLY JAZZ The South Shore Conservatory's Jazz Quartet performs at a "Jazz Brunch," complementing an array of savory and sweet brunch items from Ellen Mackenzie Caterer. Performers include Elan Mehler, piano, Chris Rathbun, bass, Trevor Kellum, saxophone, and Ed Sorrentino, drums.

Cox Hall, 1 Conservatory Drive, Hingham; Sunday, April 23, 11-1; $35, www.sscmusic.org.

GREENING UP Children ages 6-10 are invited to Holly Hill Farm during April vacation week to visit the animals, sow seeds, explore the woods, and make compost.

236 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset; Tuesday-Thursday, April 18-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $52 day, $40 members, register at 781-383-6565.

The farm is also offering organically grown seedlings of cool weather crops such as broccoli, kale, leeks, onions, scallions, Swiss chard, lettuce, cauliflower, peas, and some flowers.


Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23, 10-4; www.hollyhillfarm.org.

ART DEMO Award-winning acrylic and oil painter Elizabeth Ricketson demonstrates how she melds abstract expressionism techniques with representational themes.

Morrill Memorial Library, 33 Walpole St., Norwood; Thursday, April 20, 6:30 p.m; free.

Painter Elizabeth Ricketson will demonstrate her technique in Norwood.
Painter Elizabeth Ricketson will demonstrate her technique in Norwood.Morrill Memorial Library
The Luminarium Dance Co. will be in Brockton.
The Luminarium Dance Co. will be in Brockton.Fuller Craft Museum

DANCE CRAFT Luminarium Dance Co. will be constructing installations made of each of the five crafting elements — wood, metal, glass, ceramics, and fiber — and setting them in motion through dance (a project titled "Kinetic Craft") at Fuller Craft Museum.

455 Oak St., Brockton; Friday-Monday, April 21-24, 10-5; www.fullercraft.org/event/luminarium-dance-company-at-fuller-craft.

STUDIO TRIBUTE The Beatles tribute band Studio Two performs at a benefit for Temple Israel's teen heritage and Holocaust Remembrance programs.

125 Pond Street, Sharon; Sunday, April 23, 3 p.m.; $20, $15 students, https://motlnewengland.org/beatles-tribute-concert.

ART OF VACATION Students ages 7-16 can try their hand at pottery making, photography, painting, sculpture, or other projects at Art Exploration Camps for Kids.

Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St.; Monday-Friday, April 17-21, 9-3; $320, $300 members, www.artsplymouth.org.

Secondary students are invited to April Vacation Rock Camp in Duxbury.
Secondary students are invited to April Vacation Rock Camp in Duxbury.South Shore Conservatory

APRIL ROCKS Middle and high school singers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, drummers, and songwriters are invited to discover "their inner rock star" at South Shore Conservatory's April Vacation Rock Camp. The camp features workshops, ensembles, master classes, and daily performances.


64 St. George St., Duxbury; Tuesday-Friday, April 18-21, 10-4; www.sscmusic.org.

VETERANS SUPPORT Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plymouth hosts the "Hearts, Homes and Service" celebration to support the building of veterans' homes and affordable homes on Long Pond Road in Plymouth. Dinner and entertainment are featured.

American Legion Post 40, 199 Federal Furnace Road, Plymouth; Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m.; $40.

OUTDOOR PLAY "April Vacation Adventures" at Mass Audubon's North River Wildlife Sanctuary include scavenger hunting, seed planting, kite making, bottle rocket launching, and ice cream making. For grades 1-5.

2000 Main St., Marshfield; Tuesday-Friday, April 18-21, 9-3; $72, $60 members, www.massaudubon.org/southshore.

EARTH DAY North River Wildlife Sanctuary also celebrates Earth Day with hikes to gather items to view under a digital microscope, games, grilling pizza for lunch, and other activities.

2000 Main St., Marshfield; Saturday, April 22, 10-3; $35, $25 member family, register at www.massaudubon.org/southshore.

The sanctuary invites visitors to explore vernal pools with naturalist Doug Lowry on Sunday, April 23, 9 a.m.-noon; $12, $10 member.

SYRIAN REFUGEES Maria Karagianis, who traveled to the Greek island of Lesbos and visited a Syrian refugee camp where 3,500 people remain in limbo, speaks on "The Plight of the Syrian Refugees."

Milton Public Library, 476 Canton Ave.; Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m.

KING JR. The Academy of The Company Theatre presents "Disney's The Lion King JR.," based on the Broadway production.


30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell; Friday, April 21, through April 30; $15, www.companytheatre.com.

FOUR-DAY PHOTOS Scituate Arts Association photographer Linda Pedersen leads a four-day free course for children ages 7-12 to experience using tools available to them in today's digital universe.

Front Street Art Gallery, 124 Front St., Scituate; Tuesday-Friday, April 18-21, 9-2.

FIGHTING FOR FRANCE Historian Mark Wilkins tells the story of the Lafayette Escadrille, one of the earliest French fighter pilot divisions during World War I, made up almost entirely of American volunteers.

Hingham Library, 66 Leavitt St.; Tuesday, April 18, 6 p.m.

EDGE OF HISTORY Neville Frankel reads from his historical novel, "On the Sickle's Edge," set in the world of a 1898 Latvian village. The program includes a musical performance by klezmer violinist Abigale Reisman.

Community Room, Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St.; Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m.

ALL WET North River Theater presents "Don't Drink the Water," written by Woody Allen, a farce about a family of American tourists accused of being spies in an Iron Curtain country.

513 River St., Norwell; Saturday, April 22, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 23, 2 p.m., through May 6; $20, www.northrivertheater.org.

Steve Gretz and Leslie Lee.
Steve Gretz and Leslie Lee.Universalist Unitarian Church of Brockton

SATURDAY NIGHT, SUNDAY MORNING Folk musicians Steve Gretz, a Baptist minister, and his wife, Leslie Lee, will appear at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Brockton's Javawocky Coffeehouse on Saturday and will lead the church's worship service on Sunday.


325 West Elm St., Brockton; Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., $15, $13 seniors; Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m., www.uubrockton.com.

Send information about events at least two weeks in advance to Robert Knox at rc.knox2@gmail.com.