Abington - Santa's Helper Toy Drive Sun, Nov 19, 11a-3p, 740 Brockton Ave Abington. Come by SpeeDee Oil Change with a new, unwrapped toy and help brighten a local child's Christmas! There will also be food, raffles, and music by DJ Roy Williams and Counterfeit Cash.

Abington - Happy Thanksgiving Craft Fair Sun, Nov 19, 12p-4:30p, The Abington Knights of Columbus Hall, 254 Hancock St. Join the Abington Knights of Columbus Chapter5254 and shop great gifts for a great cause! Enjoy 30+ Vendors, food, and raffles. All of the raffle proceeds will go to St. Jude's Research Hospital.

Abington - Bowling with Santa Sun, Nov 19, 1p-3p, 460 Bedford St. Let Them Be Foundation is hosting at fun holiday event at Webster Timber Lanes! Come by for bowling, pictures with Santa, pizza, raffles, a silent auction, and more! Tickets are $25 and all proceeds will go towards purchasing presents for children in need this Christmas.

Bridgewater - The Fantasticks Performance, Thurs, Nov 16 & Fri, Nov 17, 7p. Sun, Nov 18, 4p, 50 School St. Come by the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church to see the The First Parish Players' production of The Fantasticks! Purchase your tickets here.

Bridgewater - Annual Fall Fair Sat, Nov 18, 9a-2p, Trinity Episcopal Church Bridgewater, 91 Main St. The Annual Fall Fair is here, so don't miss out on the amazing products up for sale. There will be vendors, raffles, jewelry, Trinity's famous homemade pies, and more!

Bridgewater - Shred Day and Food Drive Sat, Nov 18, 9a-12p, Merrimack Valley Credit Union Bridgewater Branch, 75 Main St. You're invited to protect your personal information by shredding documents. Also be sure to bring a non-perishable food item, which will go to the Central Square Congregational Church Food Pantry.
Bridgewater - "Meet The Author" Book Launch Party, with Author / Attorney Adelene Ellenberg Sat, Nov. 18, 11a-3p at the Bridgewater Public Library, 15 South St. Signed Books for Sale: Cash / Check Only. Or order from AdeleneEllenberg.com. Food, Fun, Friends, Raffles. ALL WELCOME
Brockton - Annual Holiday Toy Drive Fri, Nov 17, 5p-9p, 11 Cresent St. Come by Joe Angelo's Cafe to have fun and make a difference! Bring an unwrapped toy to help local families in need this holiday season and enjoy entertainment from Just 2 Guys.

Brockton - Pet Photos with Santa Sat, Nov 18, 10a-1p, 1300 W Elm St Ext. The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts is welcoming you to bring your pets for pictures that will make the cutest holiday cards! No appointment needed, just a $20 donation to the shelter to help animals in need.

Brockton - Brockton Arts cordially invites you and your friends to an Artist Reception at ENSO Flats , 50 Center St on Sat, Nov 18, from 5- 10p. We are celebrating two exhibitions! One is entitled “Perspectives: Art from the Area and Across the U.S.” located in Gallery West which is curated by Rolly Blanchette and “Toward the Light” located in Gallery East which is curated by Jamaal Eversley. The fine art is beautiful and the galleries look tremendous. And there is more. There will be live music and refreshments all around and even a glass of wine.

Canton - Clothing Drive through November 19th. The St. Oscar Romero Parish is collecting donations of winter clothing and other necessities, such as diapers, deodorant, and toothbrushes, for refugees and families in need. You can drop off items in the baskets at the church's entrance, 700 Washington St.

Canton - AIM Social Flannel Friday Fri, Nov 17, 6p - 8p, Ponkapoag Civic Association, 17 Greenbriar Rd. The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress is hosting a fun event for young adults ages 13-22 with the National Charity League! Celebrate the fall season with friends, and enjoy desserts, apple cider, games, prizes, and more! Tickets are $10, and you can resister here.

Canton - Singo! Fri, Nov 17, 1p, 500 Pleasant St. Join the Department of Elder and Human Services for Bingo with Jim the DJ Guy to have fun and win Prizes! Registration is $3.

Canton - Brookwood's End of Season Sale Sun, Nov 19, 11a-2p, 11 Blue Hill River Rd. Come by Brookwood Community Farm and get great deals on fresh, locally-grown produce for your upcoming holiday meals!
Brockton Holiday Parade & Celebration November 25 10am - 3pm
East Bridgewater - Holiday Craft Fair - Fri, Nov 17, 5:30 - 8:30p; Sat Nov 18, 9a - 2p, Union Congregational Church, 105 Pleasant St. Crafts, Attic Treasures, Cheese Station, Jewelry, Snack Bar, Raffles, Silent Auction, Heavenly Confections.

East Bridgewater - Tinkergarten’s 11th Annual Lantern Walk Sun, Nov 19, 3:30p-4:30p, Sachem Rock Farm, 355 Plymouth St. Bring family, friends and neighbors for a magical walk that is designed to embrace the darkness of the season. You can register for this joyful event here!

Easton - Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Sun, Nov 19, 7:30p, Temple Chayai Shalom, 239 Depot St South Easton. Please join the Easton Interfaith Clergy Association for an evening of song, prayer, & celebration. It's a great chance to get together with your community & give thanks!

Easton - Book Donations Sat, Nov 18, 1p-5p, Queset House, Book Sale Room, 51 Main St, North Easton. The Friends of the Ames Free Library is accepting good quality book donations every Saturday (only 25 books per donor) for the Book Sale Room!

Easton - DIY Writers' Retreat Sat, Nov 18, 2p-4p, Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Main St, North Easton. November is National Novel Writing Month! Join fellow writers at the Ames Free Library. There will be writing prompts, tools, and other resources to help spark your creativity!
Fall River - Lunchtime Organ Recital Fri Nov 17, 12p, 282 Rock St. Come see talented guest musician Steve Young perform at the First Congressional Church of Fall River! The program will be followed by lunch in front of the church. All are welcome!

Fall River - Dog Food Drive Sat, Nov 18, 9a-7p, 7 Dogs Boarding and Day Care, 1089 Wilson Road Fall River. There will be a box where you can drop off dog food to be donated to a local shelter. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Fall River - Thanksgiving Pantry Sat, Nov 18, 9a-11a, 231 Weaver St. Angels Anonymous' Saturday Thanksgiving Pantry is being held in memory of Silvina Estrela, who was a beloved, generous member of the community. Silvina asked that the pantry feed those in need on her behalf this holiday season. Please view the above FB post for pantry pickup rules.

Fall River - 8th Annual Music of Michael Troy Concert Sun, Nov 19, Doors open 12:30p, Show starts 1p, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St. Come see talented local and regional artists perform for the Michael Troy Memorial Music Foundation. Proceeds will help support the music and performance programs at Durfee High School. Purchase your tickets here!
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Halifax - Storytime Fri, Nov 17, 11a, 470 Plymouth St. The Holmes Public Library is having a storytime for children ages 3-4. No registration is required!

Hanover - Mamma Mia Production Fri, Nov 17 & Sat, Nov 18, 7p. Sun, Nov 19, 2p, Robert J. Nyman Memorial Auditorium, Hanover High School. The Hanover Performing Arts Company invites you to see Hanover High School's production of Mamma Mia! It's going to be a great show, so make sure to get your tickets! Visit the Office of Family and Community Engagement FB page for ticket sales information.

Hanover - Shred Day and Food Drive Sat, Nov 18, 9a-12p, Merrimack Valley Credit Union Hanover Branch, 1095 Washington St. You're invited to protect your personal information by shredding documents. Also be sure to bring a non-perishable food item, which will go to the Hanover Food Pantry.
Hanson - Grand Opening of the Bonney Hill Trail/Bay Circuit Trail Project Sat, Nov 18, 10a, Pierce Avenue in the parking lot. Come celebrate with the Town of Hanson! The Conservation Commission will give a presentation on the history of the trail project, the High Street Park Committee will discuss the future of the park, and then there will be guided walks.

Hingham - Farmer's Market Sat, Nov 18, 9a-1p, Hingham Farmer's Market, 173 Mill St. Shop fresh local produce and proteins, prepared foods in seasonal flavors, and special ingredients for your delicious holiday dishes.

Hingham - Teen Anime Club Sat, Nov 18, 3:30p-4:30p, Hingham Public Library, Whiton Room, 66 Leavitt St. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join the library's Anime Club, where they can meet others who share their interests. Come by for fun discussions, Anime viewings, and crafts.
Mansfield - Annual Snowflake Fair Sat, Nov 18, 9a-2p, The Congregational Church of Mansfield, 17 West St. Stop by the church for a selection of amazing products, including baked goods, jewelry, bags, and crafts. You'll find great gifts for the upcoming holidays!

Marshfield - The Sound of Music in Songs & Stories Sat Nov, 18, 2p, Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza. See professional singer Ruth Harcovitz give a thrilling performance of songs from the Sound of Music! You'll also hear the story of the real Von Trapp family. Don't miss!

Middleboro - Community Farm Clean Up Day Sat, Nov 18, 10:30a-1:30p, 46 Soule St. The Soule Homestead Education Center is looking for volunteers of all ages to help get the farm ready for the winter. This includes tasks such as cleaning up leaves, cleaning up the children’s garden, weeding, and tidying the area. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Middleboro - Jewelry Making Workshop Sat, Nov 18, 10a-11:45a, Soule Homestead Education Center, 46 Soule St. Artist Geri Bullock of Chic Blooming Designs will be teaching attendees how to make their own memory wire wrap bracelet and matching earrings. Register here!
Middleboro - Sip & Stroll Holiday Sun, Nov 19, 12-3p, 26 Jackson St. Sip & Stroll with us throughout 84 vendors, with food trucks, local restaurants, raffles, and The Bartending Service of New England. Free admission. Proceeds benefit The Burt Wood School of Performing Arts

Norwell - First Parish of Norwell Holiday Fair, Sat, Nov 18, 9a-2p, 24 River St. Stop by the fair for fun activities and holiday shopping opportunities! There will be jewelry, toys, a silent auction, and gift baskets! We hope to see you there!

Norwell - Choral Art Society of the South Shore Fall Fundraiser Sun, Nov 19, 3p-6p, The Tinker's Son, 707 Main St. CAS is having a Holiday concert on Dec 3, but they need your help! Attend their fundraiser for live music, delicious treats, and lots of raffles! The funds will go towards helping with their December performance and planning for their Spring Concert.

Randolph - Munchkin Tales Fri, Nov 17, 10:30a-11:45a, Turner Free Library, 24 N Main St. This fun event is designed for children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver. Activities include singing songs, learning sign language, reading stories, and more!
No registration needed.
Sharon - Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Sun, Nov 19, 7p, Unitarian Church of Sharon, 4 North Main St. After the service, a potluck dinner will be served. Please bring a dessert to share and a non-perishable food item to help out local food pantries.

Sharon - Lakeview House Concerts Sun, Nov 19, 2p-4p, 90 S Main St. Come see live performances by singer-songwriter Kirsten Manville and violinist Jackie Damsky. You'll enjoy heartfelt, soulful music from these talented musicians. Donations are optional, but 100% of the proceeds go to the artists, so tips are greatly appreciated. If you can stop by early, there will be a potluck with the artists at 1p. There will also be ice cream at intermission. Don't forget to RSVP at info@lakeviewhouseconcerts.org to attend!

Stoughton - Festival of Trees Fri Nov 17, 4-8p & Sat, Nov 18, 10a-3p, 414 Sumner St. Trinity Episcopal Church. Raffles, crafts, vendors, food, baked goods, free children's activities & a visit with Santa!
Wareham - Animal rescue organization Hearts 4 Paws is having two amazing events this Saturday to help animals in need.

Ice Cream Caturday Sat, Nov 18, 1p-4p, 245C Main St. Stop by Gone Country Creamery for some delicious ice cream and a great cause! Ten percent of sales will be donated to Hearts 4 Paws.

Annual Fall Raffle Fundraiser Sat, Nov 18, 4p-8p, Stonebridge Bar and Grill, 5 East Blvd, Onset. Attend the fundraiser for food and raffles. Prizes include gift cards to local establishments, gift baskets, & more! The restaurant is donating a portion of sales to Hearts 4 Paws!

West Bridgewater - Working Moms Playgroup at Keeping Pace Saturdays, 9-10a. Returning back to work after maternity leave? We want to support you in this transition as you balance a work schedule, commute, childcare, and being a new mom. This group is targeted to new moms, singletons or multiples, and their babies, ages 0-9 months. To register visit www.keepingpace.org.
Upcoming Events:

Easton - Festival of Trees-Opening Day! Sat, Nov 25, 12-8p, 265 Purchase St. We are excited to show you what we have in store for you this year with our Winter Wonderland theme! See our website for daily schedule of opening times and events. www.eastonfestivaloftrees.org

East Bridgewater - Christmas Parade Sat, Dec 2, 10a, 175 Central St. For more info, please contact the East Bridgewater Christmas Parade Committee at www.facebook.com/ebxmasparade Groups who wish to participate can request the parade from by contacting the Committee at ebchristmasparade@gmail.com.

West Bridgewater - WBPTO Breakfast WIth Santa Sat, Dec 2, 9-11a, 1 Steppingstone Dr. Come join us at the West Bridgewater PTO Santa's Breakfast for a jolly morning filled with delicious food, festive activities, and a photo! Tickets are $25 per family ( up to 2 adults /3 children) available to purchase in advance. Limited tickets sold will be sold the door.
In partnership with the West Bridgewater Fire Department, the West Bridgewater Police Department, and the West Bridgewater Public Schools, we are having a Toy Drive to gather toys and gift cards for local WB families in need. If you would like to donate, please bring an unwrapped toy or gift card.
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