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March 15, 16 & 17, 2024

Metro South Events This Weekend

Abington - Chowder Suppers Fridays, Mar 15, Mar 22, 4:30p-6:30p, 10 Bedford St. Join the United Church of Christ for delicious chowder dinners during Lent! Have your choice of corn, fish, or clam chowder, as well as sandwich, dessert, & drink. Full meal: $12, Chowder only: $9, Mini-meal (choice of chowder & sandwich or chowder & dessert): $10. Take-out is available!


Attleboro - Poetry Discussion Group Sat, Mar 16, 2p-3:30p, Attleboro Public Library, 74 N Main St. Local poet David Vecchioli will lead a discussion on poems by Rita Dove, Amanda Gorman, Amiri Baraka, and Tracy K. Smith! This group is open to adults with any level of poetry experience! Register on the library's eventkeeper.


Attleboro - Meat Raffle Sat, Mar 16, 2p-4p, American Legion Post #312, 437 Newport Ave, South Attleboro. Every Saturday in March, you'll have the chance to win quality meat products!


Bridgewater - Women's Walking Spirituality Sat, Mar 16, 10a, Bridgewater-Raynham High School parking lot. Get active and join women in your community for this contemplative Lenten activity. Contact Central Square Congregational Church at 508-697-6016 or through email.

Bridgewater - 9th Annual Shamrock Stampede 5K Sat, Mar 16, 10:30a, Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School. Get active and run for a great cause (walkers are welcome)! Proceeds from 2024 race will benefit The Kathy Frank Scholarship Fund and Plymouth County Loss Team. Register on southshorerace.com!


Brockton - Pro Wrestling Supershow Fundraiser Fri, Mar 15, 7:30p-10:30p, Brockton VFW Post 1046, 283 N Quincy St. Come by for a night of exhilarating matches and support March Mayhem Fundraiser! Proceeds benefit Boston Children's Hospital Miles for Miracles. This event is family-friendly! Get your tickets on Eventbrite!


Brockton - You Got This: Speak with Confidence Sat, Mar 16, 3p-5p, 184 N Cary St. Girlz, Esq. presents an empowering event for International Women's Month, designed to teach girls how to talk with confidence and advocate for themselves! Free. Reserve your spot on Eventbrite.


Brockton - St. Patty's Rhythm & Brunch w/ Sober Society Showcase Sat, Mar 16, 10a - 3p Enzo Gallery, 50 Centre St . LIVE R&B MUSIC & DJ * Vendors * Brunch * & more!

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Brockton - Red Dress Exhibit Now through Sun, May 19, Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St. Come see the stunning Red Dress on display. Conceived by British artist Kirstie Macleod. Worked on by 380 folks from around the world.


Brockton - Fri, Mar 15 & Sat, Mar 16, 10a-8p Sun, Mar 17, 12p-6p, Westgate Mall, 200 Westgate Dr. Donate new toddler, children, and adult-sized pairs of socks to benefit School on Wheels of MA. Support children experiencing homelessness and families in need. Donation bin at Laced through March.


Carver - Neuroaffirming Winter Market & Polar Plunge Sun, Mar 17, 11a-3p, New Again, Refill-Able, 160 N Main St, Suite 1, Rte 58. Join Peaceful Petals LLC for a Winter Market/Polar Plunge organized with the Special Olympics of Massachusetts. It will be an uplifting event to celebrate neurodivergent business owners and neuroaffirming businesses within the community! To register a team or donate, visit the Special Olympics website.

Carver - Three Days of St. Patrick's Day Fri, Mar 15-Sun, Mar 17, 4p-7p, Brewery 44, 2 Montello St. You're in luck, St. Patrick's Day is being celebrated all weekend! There will be corned beef tacos, amazing music, a magic/comedy show, and more!


Dedham - Winter Farmer's Market Sat, Mar 16, 10a-2p, Dedham Town Hall, 450 Washington St. Shop locally from a selection of fresh produce, fish, meats, specialty foods, gifts, and more! The Winter Farmer's Market runs every Saturday through March SNAP & HIP accepted.


East Bridgewater - Artist Francis Millet & EB Sat, Mar 16, 10a-10:30a, Millet Room, EB Public Library, 32 Union St. Come by to learn about the library's collection of Francis Millet artwork and his impact on our lives as an influential leader in the cultural arts in America.


East Bridgewater - Free Blood Pressure Check Now through Sun, Mar 24, 9a-7p, Old Colony YMCA, 635 Plymouth St. Take this opportunity to get your blood pressure evaluated!

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Easton - Soulful Social Fri, Mar 15, 6p, Hammer & Stain South Shore, 594 Washington St, Unit 4/5. Join The Soul Project for a night of fun with friends, snacks, and an art project! All of the proceeds will help The Soul Project continue their free programs for girl and women empowerment. Get your tickets on the organization's website! Cost is $65.


Fall River - The Wonderful World of Beads Fri, Mar 15, 6p-8p, Craftyish Shop, 28 Anawan St. Unleash your creativity and make your own one-of-a-kind Super Duo bracelet! Open to all ages and abilities! Get your tickets on Eventbrite! Cost is $15.


Halifax - Chowder Luncheons Fridays now through Mar 22, 11:30p-1p, Halifax Congregational Church, 503 Plymouth St, Rte 106. Join your community for a delicious lunch with your choice of clam or corn chowders, soup crackers, bread & butter, homemade dessert, and a beverage. Cost is $11 per person, chowder-only is $9. Take-out is also available. All are welcome!

Middleboro - St. Patrick's Day Dance Fri, Mar 15, 6p-9p, The Heart in Art, Church of Our Savior Hall, 60 Union St. St. Patrick's Day Dance for teens and adults with physical/intellectual disabilities. Come by and enjoy dancing, Irish folk music, karaoke, and refreshments! For ages 13 and up. To sign up, visit the organization's website. Cost: $5.


Middleboro - Jewelry Making Workshop Sat, Mar 16, 10a-11:45a, Soule Homestead Education Center, 46 Soule St. Join artist Geri Bullock of Chic Blooming Designs to learn how to make a beautiful memory wire wrap bracelet and matching earrings! For ages 12+ (with parent) to adults. Cost: $25 members, $35 non-members. Register on the Soule Homestead website!


Middleboro - A Celebration of All Things Irish Sat, Mar 16, 9:30a-10:45a, Middleborough Public Library, 102 N Main St. Join chocolatier Kim Larkin to celebrate Irish culture, history, and cuisine, including Celtic-designed chocolates! This event is for adults. Register by phone or through email.

Plymouth - Winter Farmer's Market Sun, Mar 17, 11a-3p, Rowen at the Pinehills, 9 Village Grn S. Come by to shop from vendors and enjoy prepared food, face painting, story time, a special guest performance by Hayley School of Irish Dance, and more!


Raynham - “Salute to our Veterans” Comedy Night Sat, Mar 16, 6:45p, American Legion Post 405, 291 Mill St. Join RAVE Raynham for a fun night of 50/50 drawing, raffle prizes, and top comedians! You'll be supporting RAVE's Salute to our Veterans programs! Contact 508-272-7245 or ravevolunteercoordinator@gmail.com to purchase tickets ($25), be an event sponsor ($100), or donate a raffle item.


Taunton - Hike Boyden Wildlife Sanctuary Fri, Mar 15, 11a-1p, Friends of Boyden Refuge, 1298 Cohannet St. Get into nature by taking a 2.5 mile hike to the beautiful water dam! Lunch at The New Weir Pizza will follow.


Taunton - Maple Sugaring Sat, Mar 16, 11a-12:30p, Gertrude M Boyden Wildlife Refuge, 1298 Cohannet St. Join Ron Aakjar to learn about the maple sugaring process and history in this hands-on program! Free of charge! Visit the Friends of Boyden Refuge, Inc. website for more info.


Scituate - Gardening Green Expo Sat, Mar 16

10a-2p, Kennedy’s Country Gardens, 85 Chief Justice Cushing HWY. This year's theme is Sustainable Gardening! Come by to learn how to help the environment and receive a free tree, courtesy of Bartlett Tree Experts!

West Bridgewater - St. Patrick's Party at Hardy's Sat, Mar 16, 1p-9p, 740 N Main St. We will have a fun day/night filled with festive food, delightful drinks, Irish music, the enchanting sound of bagpipers, & even some exciting raffles. Competition for the most festive person, so get ready to showcase your Irish spirit! $15 at the door or Venmo (supporting the Melvin Jones Challenge of WB Lions Club).


West Bridgewater - St. Patrick's Day Dinner Sat, Mar 16, 5:30p, 29 Howard St. Join the First Church of West Bridgewater for a delicious New England Boiled Dinner, including corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots and onions. Also served are rolls and Irish soda bread, dessert and assorted beverages. Cost is $18 for adults, $7 for children under 12. No reservations needed, this is a first come first serve basis.


Whitman - Yoga Sat, Mar 16, 2:30p-3:30p, Community Room, Whitman Public Library, 100 Webster St. Join Victoria Maynard from Whitman Wellness Center for this supportive event where she'll guide you through slow-moving yoga poses. Bring your own mat! No registration required. 


Whitman - Beyond The Book with Mary Fri, Mar 15, 10:30a-11:30a, Community Room, Whitman Public Library, 100 Webster St. Join this friendly group of booklovers to discuss an array of titles! This meet's selection is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins-Reid. Registration is required. Please contact Mary Casey through email or by phone.

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Dighton - Become a Water Quality Monitor! Sat, Mar 23, 9:30a-12p, Watershed Centre, Knoll State Park, 1387 Somerset Ave. You have the opportunity to join The Taunton River Watershed Alliance as a volunteer to test the water quality of Taunton River. This training session will provide you with knowledge and help you become a guardian of the river! For more information, email director@savethetaunton.org.


14th Annual Spin-A-Thon Sat, Mar 23. Join Old Colony YMCA and "Pedal for a purpose." You will ride for one hour either at home (virtually) or at any of their seven locations in Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Middleboro, Plymouth, Stoughton, and Taunton. Your participation will help the YMCA support thousands of adults, children, and families in need! Register on the Old Colony YMCA website linked above. Cost is $20.


Brockton - John Tavares Memorial 5K Sun, Mar 24, 10a-12p, D.W. Field Park, 330 Oak St. Come walk, run, or bike for mental health awareness! It's important we talk about this topic to support the mental wellbeing of ourselves and others. So join your community in honor of this amazing cause!


Hanover - Free Wheelchair Tennis Clinic Sun, Mar 24, 11a-1p, South Shore YMCA Emilson, 75 Mill St. The South Shore YMCA has teamed up with South Coast Wheelchair Tennis Foundation to host monthly free tennis clinics geared towards people with mobility disabilities. This event is open to ages 18 and under. All skill levels are welcome, so come by for fun matches! Rackets can be provided. Sports chairs are also available, but need to be reserved a few days in advance. For more information, contact Thomas Dodd by phone or through email.


Abington - Scholarship Fundraiser Sat, Mar 30, 1p-3p, Webster Timber Lanes, 460 Bedford St. Come by Webster Timber Lanes to help raise money for the Bella Grace Dubois Memorial Scholarship, which will be presented in Bella’s memory to a former Brookfield School student pursuing a career in the arts. You can bowl, enjoy a pizza buffet, and have a photo op with the Easter Bunny, all while supporting art students! Get your tickets on Candlepin.

Donations for the scholarship can be made via cash or check written out to Bella Grace Dubois Memorial Scholarship. Please message the organization on FB for the mailing address. You can also donate through Venmo with the subject Scholarship.

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