Abington - Lost & Found FREE Sale Sat, May 13, 9a. First Baptist Church welcomes you to stop by our 'free' yard sale! What someone else no longer needs may be a blessing to you. We have books, decor, kitchenware and more!!

Bridgewater - Blood Drive Sat, May 13, 9a - 2p, Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School, 415 Center St.

Bridgewater - McElwain School Apartments: Open House Sat, May 13, 2 – 4p, 250A Main St. The whole community is invited to the McElwain School Apartments for an open house and tour! The apartments feature a public nature-themed playground that is now open for use. Additionally, the community room will soon be available for residents to enjoy. For more information, email.

Bridgewater - Community Breakfast Sat, May 13, 8–11a. This month we are supporting the veterans food pantry and the auxiliary's Holiday Program for local veteran families. Bring a donation of non perishable food items and receive 1 raffle for ticket for each item donated. Pancakes, French Toast, Scrambled eggs, Bacon and Homefries. Apple and orange juice, milk, coffee or tea.

Bridgewater - Central Closet Thrift Shop Saturdays through December, 10a–1p. All are welcome to visit the shop at Central Square Congregational Church, UCC, located at 71 Central Square. Clothing, housewares, decor, accessories, books, and more. Constantly changing inventory! Donations are accepted only during shop hours.

Brockton - Meat Raffle Pan Mass Challenge Fundraiser Sat, May 13, 3–6p. 10 Meat Package raffles from Crochetti's . 10 Lucky loser prizes . Losing tickets from all 10 rounds will be entered to win * 4 burner propane grill.* 50/50, and more raffle prizes.

Brockton - Bottle & Can Drive for Independence House Sat, May 13, 9a–12p. Please help me raise funds to help survivors of domestic violence and to help prevent domestic and sexual violence. Together we can promote safe and healthy relationships!

Brockton - Mother's Day Brunch Sun, May 14, 9a–12p. $15 a ticket available soon at the Club. The famous Enterprise Club Brunch returns with it's great menu, door prizes & 50/50 raffle.

Brockton - Showtime: The Power Puff Girls Sat, May 13, 11a. Popcorn and other light refreshments, come enjoy showtime! Children's Room - Main Branch, 304 Main St. Contact: 508-894-1431.
Brockton - The Brockton High School Drama Club will proudly present Mamma Mia! on May 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and May 14 at 6 p.m. Whether you’re celebrating Mother’s Day or just want to sing along with some of your favorite Abba tunes, tickets available for $12 at the BHS main office, $15 at the door.  

Brockton - APCSM Bake Sale Sat, May 13, 12–3p. Join us on the 2nd weekend of every month for the APCSM's famous bake sale! Raise funds for animals while satisfying your sweet tooth! Common goods found at the sale include brownies, pies, cookies, breads, cupcakes, & more. Every dollar raised benefits the animals at the APCSM.

Brockton - Spring 2023 Kids Road Races Saturdays through June 17, 10a. Spring Road Races are open to all kids ages 14 and under at D.W. Field Park. Registration is at 9:30a. Race starts at 10a sharp. 2.2 miles, 10 divisions: Boys and Girls, Age Groups: 6 and under, 7&8, 9&10, 11&12, 13&14. Donations of $1.00 per week.

Brockton - Career Development Roundtable Sat, May 13, 2–4p. Career development is the process of finding your footing in your professional life. This process involves assessing where you are now compared to where you want to be and creating a plan to get there. Career development doesn't start when you find a job after college. Lingos Multi - Purpose Room, Ground Floor - Main Branch, 304 Main St.

Canton - Sensory Friendly Days Sat, May 13, 10a. For people on the autism spectrum or with other sensory-sensitive needs, some environments can be overwhelming. Loud noises, bright lights, and crowds can make spaces less accessible for those with sensory sensitivities. Connect with nature in a sensory-friendly environment during an upcoming Sensory-friendly Day at the Museum of American Bird Art Education Center. You can visit when properties are relatively quiet. We will have tables set up in the grass outside with different activities to explore, such as touching the pelts, feathers, and skulls of different Massachusetts wildlife, combining leaves and flowers with gelli printmaking to create unique and beautiful prints, and visiting our makerspace, The Nest, to watch clips of frog eggs and fairy shrimp observed in our vernal pool. Please contact, Tessa Holleran for any questions or special requests. Parking is available at 963 Washington St, and restrooms are located inside the nature center and makerspace. Registration is required. Museum of American Bird Art Education Center, 963 Washington St.
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Dartmouth - Walk to the Bobolink Fields Sat, May 13, 2p. Early May is prime time for migrating birds to return. Perfect for all levels of birders, this walk is part of Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon fundraiser. With an expert guide, look and listen for birds to add to the South East Region's bird list. Be prepared for uneven, moderately sloping terrain. Meet at the Allens Neck parking area located at 90 Allens Neck Road. Registration is required. Email for more information.

Dartmouth - Bird-a-thon Birding in Place at The Stone Barn Sat, May 13, 10a–2p. Join us at the Stone Barn for this fully accessible Bird-a-thon opportunity to observe birds in the wild. We will be birding in a single location, a five-meter diameter circle near the Stone Barn's All Persons Trail. This program is inspired by the New Haven Bird Club's 'Big Sit'. Binoculars and scopes will be available for participants to use, or bring your own! We will also have natural artifacts to explore, games and activities to participate in, and Mass Audubon naturalists will also be available to answer questions and provide guidance as we try to identify as many birds as possible for the regional Bird-a-thon team. Accessible bathrooms are available at the Stone Barn. Chairs and multi-use seating areas will also be available. Registration is required. Stone Barn at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 786 East Horseneck Rd.

Dartmouth - Mother's Day Wildflower Walk at Slocums River Reserve Sun, May 14, 2:30p. Join the Trustees at Slocums River Reserve for a relaxing, guided stroll through meadows, woodlands, and a coastal marsh. Guides will share what makes Slocums special – including the vast range of wildflowers that bloom here.

Dighton - Family Story Hour at Dighton Rock State Park Sat, May 13, 11a–12p. Family Story Hour outdoors at Dighton Rock State Park. Please bring seating or blankets.

Duxbury - The Perfect Mother's Day Gift Sun, May 14, 11:30a–2p. We are offering 18+ hayrides and a picnic space overlooking our picturesque pasture. Invite your "MOM" and we will take her on a relaxing ride around the blooming property and back to our barn area where you all can set up a picnic with your friends and family. You will have 2 hours to enjoy an afternoon in a peaceful setting while enjoying our farm family animals. You may ride the wagon as many times as you'd like. There will be fire pits, horseshoe games, and corn hole toss if you'd rather hang around the barnyard. We have two time slots. You can choose the 11:30a time slot or the later, 2p.

Easton - Mothers Day Wood Flower Heart Workshop Fri, May 12, 6–8p. Join us for a unique event just in time for Mothers Day at Hammer & Stain South Shore (594 Washington St). It's time to celebrate our moms...and YOU!!!! Bring your mom, bring your friends, bring the kids, or just enjoy some "me" time and come alone!! Not a mom? You are still welcome! Being a woman is a reason to celebrate! Choose your size. We will be offering two options: one 12x12 wood flower heart project for each adult and one 10x10 wood flower heart project for children 17 years and younger.
Easton - Spring Tea Sun, May 14, 1p. Enjoy light sandwiches, pasteries & much more in the ornate two-story library inside the former estate of Oakes and Blanche Ames at Borderland State Park. This unique event only happens once per year, seating is limited, so purchase your tickets while you can. After purchasing your tickets, if you have any food allergies, sensitivities or dietary restrictions, please email us asap. For this event, park at the Ames Mansion. Enter Borderland State Park at 257 Massapoag Ave. Follow the signs to park close to the Ames Mansion. Doors will open for ticketed guests at approximately 12:45p. Questions or concerns, please email us. This event is rain or shine.

Easton - Easton Garden Club Plant Sale Sat, May 13, 9a–12p, Yardley-Wood Rink, Depot St. Most of the plants & plantings are from members' gardens, many are potted and ready to display or to be planted in your own garden. A limited number of garden-related items/small baskets will also be for sale, ideal for Mother's Day gifts. As always, proceeds will benefit Town beautification, conservation efforts, scholarships for Easton students, as well as other local projects.

Easton - Mass Audubon Series Saturdays, May 13 & 20. Join us for this three-part series and engage nature! The Mass Audubon Society will guide us through 2-Animal Interaction sessions with snakes, birds of prey, as well as 1-guided sensory hike! Animal Interaction #2: Sat, May 13 @ Queset Garden,s 1–2p. Sensory Hike: Sat, May 20 @ Borderland State Park, 1–2p.

Fairhaven - Early Bird Walk Sat, May 13, 6–8a. Enjoy an early morning with the birds and help kick off Mass Audubon's 40th annual Bird-a-thon. Look, listen, and, and help identify birds to add to the South East Region's bird list. Meet at the Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St.

Fairhaven - Rescue Cafe Adventure: West Island Reservation Sat, May 13, 9:30a. We are happy to have one of our monthly hikes sponsored by the Rescue Cafe in Fairhaven, MA. As such, we wanted to bring a Fairhaven flare this month with a trip to West Island. Locals will certainly now West Island for its beautiful beaches and summer vibe, but not many may have explored the wooded trails that make up nearly half of the island itself. Join us for a pre-summer excursion and we can visit the Cafe for some treats following the hike! Expect about 4-5 miles of hiking on our standard adventure. **Adventures are typically held rain or shine. Terrain: Mostly flat, although some steeper inclines heading towards the Glen. Footing can be very slick on the extensive boardwalks, however! You need: Proper footwear. Water and a snack. Your Dog needs: Properly fitting harness, water, poop bags, and snacks. Parking: Road Side.

Fairhaven - Plant Exchange Sat, May 13, 1p. This is a free event! We will be exchanging pots, clippings, and our favorite plant tips with each other. Bring your plant clippings or plants that need repotting. We will also have plants and pots available for purchase.
Letter Carriers Annual Food Drive Sat, May 13th. Please Leave donation next to your mailbox by 8a. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will again hold their annual food drive to benefit local food pantries! Simply leave your non-perishable food donations next to your mailbox by 8a on May 13th, and they will be collected and brought to the food pantry. Your kind contributions have helped many in need in the community, and thank you for your generosity. For more information, visit the National Association of Letter Carriers website.
Halifax - Writing Sessions with Ruth Mills Fridays, 10a – 12p, Halifax COA. Halifax Council on Aging welcomes Ruth Mills Literary Services, LLC. Ruth Mills, an editor and ghostwriter with more than 25 years’ publishing experience will be volunteering her talents every Friday. She has worked for several prestigious publishers, and she has edited and published hundreds of successfully sold and reviewed books. Come by and let’s write about you! For more information on Ruth Mills Literary Services, LLC., click here.

Hanson - Mom & Me Lunch, Bake and Decorate Sat, May 13, 1–3:30p. Mom & children of all ages are welcome to attend. But we ask that the minimum age be 7+. 1-1:30: light lunch will be served. During this time Missy of Mark Rand Photography will be here with a beautiful flower wall and props to take pictures! Feel free to dress up and get the most of this amazing photo opportunity! There will be plenty of time to change into “baking clothes” after if you wish. Sitting fee is INCLUDED in your ticket price. You will be sent your images after the event & can purchase only if you love them. I will say though, we have exclusively used Missy as our family photographer for 7 years and she is AMAZING!!! 1:30-2:30: We will start with a dough making tutorial. Every group will then be given dough to roll and cut their own shapes!! We will make icing while our cookies bake and cool. 2:30-3:30 We decorate!!

Hanson - Hanson Spring Performance Sat, May 13, 3:15p, Raynham Middle School. Join us as our Hanson students take the stage in.... Big Mystery Under the Big Top.

Hanson - Goat Yoga Sundays through Sept 17, 8a. Join us for some farm fresh fitness and laughs at Red Horse Farm’s fun goat yoga class! Led by certified yoga instructors, Kristina Northrup and Jess Thompson, our caprine vinyasa or goat yoga session is a relaxed form of yoga, consisting of various poses primarily at beginner level and open to yogis of every skill. During a typical goat yoga session, participants are more than welcome to pet the goats or focus on the yoga practice — but the goats are likely to make the class more challenging (and fun!) than normal by climbing on you while you’re trying to hold a pose. *Participants will need to bring a yoga mat or towel. Please park in the driveway and off the street.

Hingham - Bird Walks at World's End Sat, May 13, 8–10a. Walk the trails of World’s End this spring, especially “Bird Alley” and “The Valley” searching for spring sounds and activity. Positioned in Hingham Bay, World’s End offers an attractive green oasis for birds flying along the coast. Poor weather conditions and unfavorable fronts often force birds to make landfall which, while not so ideal for the birds, can result in spectacular birding for humans. We will leave the visitor’s kiosk at 8a and spend two hours looking and listening for resident and migrant birds. Please bring binoculars, dress in layers for the weather including appropriate footwear for potentially muddy conditions, and provide your own bug spray and water if needed. Pre-registration is required for this event. Parking is included with your registration. We love our furry friends, however, dogs aren't permitted.

Hingham - Sensory-Friendly Spring Festival Hour at Weir River Farm Sat, May 13, 10a. This program offers a dedicated hour with a reduced number of guests and quieter sensory friendly environment. Any family that would benefit from a limited capacity visit is welcome. Participants are welcome to stay past the sensory friendly hour to enjoy the festival longer! Grab your friends and family and join us at Weir River Farm for our Spring Festival! Visit with our farm animals, climb aboard a tractor, and make a farm craft! Don’t forget to play some fun festival games, get a farm tattoo, and listen to pop-up farm demonstrations. Enjoy live music at a low volume starting at 10:30a. Resources available to prepare for your visit include a Social Story Guide available online, here. A special sensory kit and visual story guide are available. You may borrow noise-reducing headphones and sensory items from the staff for easier access during your visit. Please note that we have a limited number of sensory kits and headphones available and strongly encourage participants to bring anything they expect to need. Please contact South Shore Engagement Manager, Elyssa Scheck with any questions or special requests.

Hingham - Spring Festival at Weir River Farm Sat, May 13, 11a–5p. Grab your friends and family and join us at Weir River Farm for our Spring Festival! Visit with our farm animals, climb aboard a tractor, and make a farm craft! Don’t forget to play some fun festival games, get a farm tattoo, and enjoy live music. While you’re here, be sure to stop by the Weir River Farm Market to purchase Trustees Grown meat, delicious local cheeses, jams, and fun locally-sourced gift items. In celebration of spring renewal and stewarding the earth, we will host eco-friendly vendors and local eco-partners. Stop by their tables to shop sustainable and eco-friendly products and learn about their good work preserving our beautiful planet. Admission includes everything except food and beverages. This event runs rain or shine. Admission fee is per person. Tickets available online or at the door. We encourage visitors to bring reusable items that they might need throughout the day such as a refillable water bottle. See you at the farm! Parking is available in the lot located across from the Studio at 140 Turkey Hill Lane. Accessible parking is available. This program is rain or shine!

Hummarock - Expressive Arts Flowers & Tea Fri, May 12, 11a–1p. Join Julie and Stacia in May for our next flower themed workshop. We’ll make an arrangement, drink some flower tea, and make a personalized tea blend to take home. We gather just in time for Mother’s Day! Bring your mom, join and make a gift for your mom, or simply join as a treat for you. This workshop welcomes adults looking to connect with nature, community, and self using the expressive arts modalities. Hosts Julie Fender Zobel & Stacia. Ages 18+

Kingston - Kingston Carnival Now through Sun, May 14. The carnival will be held at Kingston Collection, 101 Kingston Collection Way and will feature rides, games and food. Ride unlimited rides during our discount ride promotion days, enjoy the sights and sounds of the midway with our more than 15 rides and make memories with your whole family! More information and to purchase discounted tickets. The carnival will open at 5p on Thursday and Friday; Saturday and Sunday at 1p. Typically the carnival closes between 10–11p on weekdays and Saturdays. Sundays we close a bit earlier.

Kingston - Tails at Twilight Gala Sat, May 13, 7p. Tickets on sale Now! Our biggest fundraiser of the year will take place at the beautiful Indian Pond Country Club. It will be a festive evening with music, cocktails (cash bar), passed hors d'oeuvres and food stations, live auction and silent auction, a photo booth, pet caricaturist...and everyone's favorite: a parade of happy, formerly homeless shelter dogs strutting their The silent and live auctions consist of AMAZING prizes to be won. Too many great prizes to list them all. Every single dollar will go towards helping the animals of the Scituate Animal Shelter.
Mansfield - Cowboy Action Shooting Sat, May 13, 9a–6p. Join the Mansfield Marauders for their Cowboy Action event! Registration starts at 9, safety briefing at 9:45, and shooting starts at 10a. Visit or email Lesky for more information.

Marshfield - Bird-a-thon at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary: Adult Walk Sat, May 13, 10a. Participate in a full day of Bird-a-thon fun, starting with our guided walk for adults. Visitor service representatives will be on site from 10a–2p to answer questions and support visitors. In addition there will naturalists helping with bird sightings, songs, and identification ready to lead multiple guided walks through the trails at the sanctuary to different audience groups. We will have sanitized binoculars for participants to borrow. This opportunity is designed for birders of all levels and abilities and is held as part of Mass Audubon's 40th annual Bird-a-thon. Don't miss this fun opportunity to get out in nature with friends, family and community members. This program is free but donations for Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon are welcome and appreciated. Our Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary does not have a Nature Center, but has a portable restroom near the parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, at the end of Winslow Cemetery Road (off Webster Street) in Marshfield. Bring binoculars if you have them; we will have extras to share. Please come prepared for a walk and wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate layers. Registration is required. Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Winslow Cemetery Rd.

Middleborough - Stronger Together: Support Group for Parents of Children with Higher Needs Sat, May 13, 10a. Are you a caregiver to a young or adult child with higher needs? Need a safe space to share ideas, tips or just time to talk with other adults who may share in your journey, joys and struggles? Whether you have a child with ADD/ADHD, anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, depression, learning challenges, highly sensitive children, or anything that requires us as parents to be continually be at our strongest, this community can help give you the sounding board and support you need to fill your heart.

Middleborough - Outdoor Tie Dye Workshop Sat, May 13, 10a. experience with teacher Cassandra Mueller. We are offering two sessions of this outdoor workshop. You will play with color and pattern to create fun, wearable art. You will learn the basic tie dye skills needed to prep, tie, dye, and wash dyed items. You will learn to mix colors, create an aesthetically pleasing color scheme, and place patterns strategically to personalize your design. No prior experience is necessary. Please bring 4 or 5 light colored garments to use (cotton works best).

Middleborough - Plymouth Rock Music LIVE at Soule Homestead Sat, May 13, 4:30p. Join us Series! Plymouth Rock Music plays a mix of original rock and covers. This four piece band features Frank Albani on guitar and vocals, Susan Lee Anderson on piano, guitar, and vocals, Dave Hanson on bass, and Dave Dreyer on congas. Billy Mulligan Jr. opening act and special guest performances. Gates open at 4:30p. Please bring your own blanket and/or lawn chairs. Plan to come hungry. Well hot food and cold refreshments. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for non members, and $5 per child (kids under 3 free.) Tickets also available at gate. Contact us for more details.

Middleborough - Water Safety Day Sat, May 13, 10a–1p. Lets have a safe summer! Bring the family to learn about safety around water and take a tour of our summer camp! Join us for a day fun day of learning how to stay safe around water! Drowning poses a considerable risk for youth and adults, especially those from underserved populations. The statics are sobering, but drowning deaths are preventable! At the Y, we believe everyone should have the chance to learn how to stay safe around water.

Milton - Local Voices Family Day Sat, May 13, 12–4p. Three Milton historic sites will open their doors to engage the public in an immersive exploration of local history titled “Local Voices.” Each site will feature a Story Walk as well as activities for the whole family. This collaborative project will highlight individuals who not only played a significant role in shaping the history of each particular site, but also the larger Milton community. The Milton Public Library will have Reading Dogs, trained therapy dogs who love to listen to young readers, at each of the historic sites from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit each location's website for more details on activities for the day. Eustis Estate, 1424 Canton Ave.

Milton - SSCC Spring Concert Sat, May 13, 1:30p. Join 165 young people of the greater south shore as the celebrate in song this spring!

New Bedford - Haskell Plant Sale Sat, May 13, 10a–2p. Bedford! Brighten up your gardens with vegetables, perennials, flowers, herbs, tropicals, and more.

Onset - Onset Bay Community Day Sat, May 13, 10a–2p. It's YOUR bay! Come down to Onset Beach and welcome the coming of warmer weather! Check out our awesome facility, find out about summer programs and upcoming activities, learn about the important conservation work we do here at Buzzards Bay Coalition and try out some of our epic watersport equipment! FREE ACTIVITIES ALL DAY! Try Sailing: Join the Onset Bay Center team for a scenic tour of beautiful Onset Bay on our 10-passenger Drascombe Gig sail boat! Free rides leave every 45 minutes! Try Paddling- Take a kayak, paddleboard, or rowboat out and explore the bay. Dianne's Art Farm - Join in on a free kids' art activity with Dianne's Art Farm and take home your very own bay-inspired creation! Beach Games: Hop into a friendly competition of Kan Jam or Cornhole, or use our sand toys to create an amazing sand castle on the beach! Story Walk: Self guided story walk along the beach.

Pembroke - Blues BBQ Night Sat, May 13, 4–8p. The Bog Café will host a Blues BBQ night with a live band, “Satch Romano Blues Session”. There will be a cover charge of $5 and additional costs for food & beverage.

Pembroke - Duxbury Playground Project Fundraiser Sat, May 13, 7p. Do not miss this amazing opportunity to see Duxbury's own High Pines, the Locals, and Mike Kane take the stage! 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to Duxbury Elementary Playgrounds Project (DEPP). The Filling Station food truck will be parked outside for snacks and dinner options. Event is 21+ and a cash bar.

Plainville - Volunteer Workday III at Crystal Spring Preserve Fri, May 12, 10a–1p. Wildlands Trust Stewardship is looking for volunteers to help with installing trail signage at our Crystal Spring property. The property is 36 acres in total and abuts Town of Plainville conservation land. History of the property includes maintenance as a spiritually oriented ecology center in Plainville starting in 1991. Following a trail construction workday in February and a trail corridor clearing workday in April, this will be the third volunteer event for our overall project focused on getting the property ready for visitors!
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Plymouth - Mother's Day Tea with Alice Bradford Sun, May 14, 2p. Looking to celebrate your mom in a unique way this Mother's Day? Join Plimoth Patuxet Museums for afternoon tea with Alice Bradford. The event will begin with special footage of Alice Bradford working in her house & gardens and a reading of a poem written in her honor. Following the unveiling of the new video, Mistress Bradford will join guests for tea and cookies while describing motherhood and her role as first lady to Plimoth Colony. The menu includes delectable treats such as raspberry and apricot shortbread thumbprints, orange blossom madeleines, Scottish Oatcake biscuits, and Earl Gray tea cookies. Each attendee will receive a special floral memento for the occasion. Admission to the museum is a separate fee.

Plymouth - Birds & Brews Sat, May 13, 4–8p. It's time to celebrate! Just because the clock has run out on the competition doesn't mean the Bird-a-thon fun is over. Whether you come out for the birds, the beer, or the community all are welcome (including furry family members) to celebrate the nature of Massachusetts! Not only will there be a selection of incredible beers and kombuchas, but $1 for each pint sold of Triumph Blonde on Blonde Ale on Friday May 12 and Saturday May 13 will be donated to support our Environmental Education programs. Last year, our region provided more than $30,000 in camperships through our sliding scale and scholarship program, so every dollar counts!

Plymouth - Bird-a-thon at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary: Adult Walk Sat, May 13, 10a. A full day of Bird-a-thon fun, starting with our guided walk for adults! Visitor service representatives will be on site from 10a–2p to answer questions and support visitors. There will naturalists helping with bird sightings, songs, and identification ready to lead multiple guided walks through the trails at the sanctuary to different audience groups. We will have sanitized binoculars for participants to borrow. This opportunity is designed for birders of all levels & abilities and is held as part of Mass Audubon's 40th annual Bird-a-thon. Don't miss this fun opportunity to get out in nature with friends, family & community members. This program is free but donations for Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon are welcome and appreciated. Meet at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary: 60 Beaver Dam Road. Parking is available.

Plymouth - Paint Your Pet Class Fri, May 12, 6p. All skill levels welcome! We will cover basic painting techniques and color mixing to best represent your pet on canvas. After purchasing tickets, guests will be contacted for a high resolution photo of their pet. Uncropped, full-body shots with uncluttered backgrounds work best. This ensures their pet’s proportions are correct. Photos will be used to create the outline of the pet on a canvas for the event (no drawing skills required, haha!) Please bring your own apron!

Plymouth - New Office Open House Fri, May 12, 7–9p. As you probably know we moved into new offices, I was asked if we were going to have an office warming party. SOOOOO.... We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming Open House at the new Inebri-Art offices. We are excited to share our new space with you and would like to take this opportunity to show our appreciation for your continued support. Please join us for an evening of celebration, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and a "tour" of our new offices.

Raynham - "Misgivings" Comedy Show Sat, May 13, 7p. Join Father Patrick Aloysius Misgivings for this divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic. From miracles and marriage counseling to bazaars and birth control, nothing escapes the good Father’s razor-sharp Irish wit. This hilarious interactive comedy includes a collection, a raffle, and even an actual Bingo game. Light refreshments will be available. Table reservations are available for groups of 6 to 8 people.

Raynham - Senior Acting Academy Spring Performance Sun, May 14, 2:30p. Join our Senior Acting Academy for a hilarious Shakespearean spin off...... Hamlet Thrill-MA-Geddon!!

Raynham - Pan Mass 2023 Bash Sat, May 13, 10a–3p, 248 Mohawk Rd. Join us for a fun-filled outdoor event to support Cori Newcomb's 2023 Pan Mass Challenge Bike Ride. This event is perfect for families and children of all ages, and will feature live music, exciting raffle prizes, and a silent auction. Not only will you have a great time, but you'll also be helping to raise funds for a fantastic cause. Come show your support and enjoy a day of entertainment while making a positive impact on the community.
Raynham - Blood Drive Fri - Sun, May 12–14, 7a - 3:15p, 275 New State Highway.

Raynham - Raynham Upper Primary Spring Performance Sat, May 13, 10:30a, 420 Titicut Rd. Drama Kids from Raynham Recreation invites you to their upcoming show, "Big Mystery Under the Big Top," which will be held at Raynham Middle School. Get ready to be entertained by our talented students as they take the stage! Keep an eye out for more information, which will be posted on the event site. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to support our local young actors!

Rockland - May Shopping Event Sat, May 13, 12–4p. Come explore & shop inside the Sandpaper Factory where there are local artisans, craftsmen, artful cards, felting, home decor, women's boutique & accessories. Plus pottery, honey, stained glass, guitars, sweets & savories, telephone & oddities museum & more. (all subject to availability each month) Park on either side of the building and enter through the front porch. There will be a map of the building in the front lobby. 83 East Water St

Seekonk - Seekonk Speedway Saturday Night Showdown Sat, May 13, 6p. Pro Stocks, Late Models, Helger’s South Coast Power Equipment Sportsman and the Chaz Auto Body Sport Trucks battle it out for Track Championships! Saturday Nights are broken down into four divisions, Sport Trucks (Division 4), Sportsman (Division 3), Late Models (Division 2) and Pro Stocks (Division 1). There is general seating around the entire race track making every seat the best in the house. Equipped with concessions and restrooms, Seekonk Speedway is an extremely family friendly place. Racing starts at 6p. Gates Open at 4:30p. Kids 5 and Under FREE. Free Parking Every Night!

Scituate - Spring Fair & Plant Sale Sat, May 13, 9a–1p. Annual Spring Fair at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Scituate
Organic seedlings, transplants; baked goods and jams; handmade springtime crafts; yard sale treasures; and a lemonade stand! Plant Sale: Support your local pollinators! Our annual plant sale offers great deals on organic greenhouse-grown herbs and vegetable seedlings, including Brandywine and other tomato varieties. Flowering plants include annual and perennial flower seedlings, as well as local perennial transplants.
This plant sale supports the programs of this community church which sow seeds of compassion, encourage biodiversity, and share the harvest! Located at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Scituate, across from the new Senior Center. Plenty of parking. Rain or shine. Gardening questions welcomed.

Sharon - Warbler Wave Sat, May 13, 8–10a. As millions of birds migrate in our skies, be awed, and amazed on a series of guided walks focused on bird's migrating in Massachusetts. Hear the beautiful songs of Ovenbirds, see Yellow Warblers singing in flowering dogwoods, and enjoy walks in beautiful locations while learning to identify birds by sight and song. The bird walks will be two hours at a relaxed pace, along unpaved trails with tree roots and uneven footing. Registration is required. Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, 293 Moose Hill St.

Stoughton - Water Safety Day Sat, May 13, 12–2p. Let's have a safe summer! Bring the family to learn about safety around water and take a tour of our summer camp! Join us for a day fun day of learning how to stay safe around water. Drowning poses a considerable risk for youth and adults, especially those from underserved populations. The statics are sobering, but drowning deaths are preventable! At the Y, we believe everyone should have the chance to learn how to stay safe around water.

Taunton - Fair Foods Fri, May 12, 3–5p. Fair Foods and Old Colony YMCA have partnered to sell fresh produce, meats, and more! Purchase a bag of groceries for $2 bag. Cash Only.

Taunton - Sunday My Hero Academia! Sundays through June 18, 4–8p. Bring your best Hero, Use your STRONGEST quirk! Battle to be the top of the class as we start our WEEKLY, YES, WEEKLY My Hero Academia CCG Tournaments!! ! Come join us for the new hottest CCG out there!

Weymouth - Weymouth Food Truck Fridays Fri, May 12, 5-8p. Join us every Friday night through September 29th at Weymouth Town Hall - 75 Middle Street. May 12th we'll be joined by St. James Place! Come down, bring a chair, grab some food, have the kids get their faces painted by Handful of Fortunes and have some fun!
Upcoming Events:

Bridgewater - Community Dance Fri, May 19, 7 - 9p, 10 Wally Krueger Way. All ages enjoy an evening of international folk dance, New England squares and contras, mixers, and line dances.

East Bridgewater - Trolley Tours Sun, May 20, 10:30a, 1:30p, 3p. Join us for a delightful trolley tour of the charming town of East Bridgewater! Hop aboard our vintage-style trolley and relax as we take you on a tour of the town's picturesque streets and historical landmarks. As we make our way through town, our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating stories and anecdotes about EB’s rich history. Learn about the town's founding and early settlers, and discover how we've grown and evolved. Our trolley tour is the perfect way to see East Bridgewater, whether you're a first-time visitor or a long-time resident. So join us for a relaxing and informative tour of our town!

East Bridgewater - Old Bridgewater Historical Society Cemetery Tour Sat, May 20th, 1p, 153 Central St. OBHS invites you to a docent-led tour of a local cemetery. Rev. Diane Badger, a board member of OBHS and an experienced amateur genealogist, will conduct the tour. The Old Cemetery was founded by the earliest settlers of the town and was in use between 1682 – 1889. It will take place in the Old Cemetery in East Bridgewater on Saturday, May 20. The tour begins at 1p. The cost is $5/ per person. No registration required.

East Bridgewater - 2023 Bicentennial Veterans Expo Saturday, May 20, 10a–2p, EB Town Common.
Veterans & Families, come find resources! Free event! Contact Christopher Buckley for more information, (508) 378-1603.

Halifax - Halifax Farmers Market Sat, May 20, 10a – 3p, Halifax Town Green. The Halifax Weekend Farmers Market is here! Support your community by perusing local goods practically in your own backyard. If you’d prefer to sell rather than buy, the market is always looking for more vendors! If you are interested in this opportunity, fill out the vendor application and email the last page. All vendor fees go directly to the Helping Hands Food Pantry.

West Bridgewater - Plant Share Sat, May 20, 11a–1p, Pratt's Landing (across from Keith House).
Bring a plant, take a plant! Did you divide your plants and have too many. Maybe you have seedlings sprouting that you have no place for. Come share the wealth! This event is in cosponsored by the West Bridgewater Agricultural Commission.

West Bridgewater - West Bridgewater Athletics Mattress Fundraiser Sat, May 20, 10a-4p, West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School. Come get a better night's sleep AND support the West Bridgewater MSHS Athletics MATTRESS FUNDRAISER! They carry quality name brands including Simmons Beautyrest, Therapedic, Wellsville and the popular Sleep Number Bed for up to 50% below retail. This is ONE DAY only, so they're asking your help to SPREAD THE WORD by inviting all of your family and friends! Profits go directly to these talented student athletes! There will also be weighted blankets, adjustable bases, luxury sheets & pillows, Convertible Bean Bag & Nest Chairs, mattress protectors & Body Massagers too!

Bridgewater - BR Youth Road Race Sun, May 21st, Grades K–4: 2p; Grades 5–8: 2:20p. Check in at BRRHS cafeteria. One-mile road race for Bridgewater / Raynham children in grades K–8. The race has been on hiatus for four years due to the pandemic, but The Town of Bridgewater Recreation Commission and Bridgewater State University, are excited to announce its return May 21st, under the direction of Northeast Race Management, and for the first time welcoming Raynham kiddos! There will be two races, one for grades K–4 at 2p, and one for grades 5–8 at 2:20p. The races will be held on the roadway in front of BRRHS. All participants will receive a commemorative backpack, a finisher ribbon, and a certificate with their name and time. Pre-registration is highly recommended! For more info and to register.
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