Community Events Around The South Shore



2018 Winter Foreign Film Series Sponsored by the Scituate Sister City Project

Join us at St. Mary of the Nativity Parish Center, One Kent Street, Scituate 

January 18 at 6:00 P.M. “Intouchables”, a 2011 comedy about friendship trust and human possibility that broke box office records in France and Europe.

January 20 12:30-3:00 P.M. for children, “Le Ballon Rouge”, 1956 short that follows the adventures of a French boy with a red balloon. AND….”Song of the Sea”, a 2014 animated fantasy drama about a 10 year old Irish boy and his mute sister.

February 1 at 6:00 P.M. “Waking Ned Devine”, 1998 unforgettable Irish comedy about who won the lottery.

February 15 at 6:00 P.M. “La Grande Vadrouille” a 1966 French WWII comedy classic.

February 22 at 6:00 P.M. “Some Mother’s Son”, 1996 Irish film about the friendship between 2 mothers whose IRA sons are in prison.

Suggested donation: $10 (includes refreshments) Additional details or to reserve, contact

*Shows postponed if schools are closed due to a storm.



Mike’s Club Support Group for Bereaved Children, Teens and their Families
at Hope Floats in Kingston now offered on 2 separate evenings

Mike’s Club is a support group for children and their families coping with death related loss. The children process their grief through activities, arts and crafts and games with the help of trained support staff while their parents meet separately. Pizza and drinks provided. Monday nights’ group is for children and their parenting adults coping with the death of a parent/caregiver, and Wednesday nights’ group is for those coping with the death of a sibling. Registration is required. Call Denise at 781-585-4221.

Holistic Cancer Retreat on Saturday, February 24, 9:00 – 4:30

If you have recently been impacted by a cancer diagnosis, please join us at Hope Floats for a day of rest and renewal created especially for you.

Enjoy a gentle yoga class, group support, a nourishing noon meal as well as varied holistic treatments. Our gifted practitioners, facilitators and volunteers will offer you a nurturing space to find an oasis of comfort and ease as you navigate this challenging time. (As we want to make sure you are able to fully participate and enjoy this day of support, if you are currently undergoing treatment, please obtain a signed letter of permission from your doctor). Register with Denise at 781-585-4221



James Taylor Tribute Band at the Kingston Council on Aging

Thursday night, January 18th, at 7 PM, Join the Kingston Council on Aging, Peter Eldridge, Steve Folino, and their band; The Natural Born Fools for a tribute to the music of James Taylor. This event is free to the public. Doors open at 6:30 at the Kingston Council on Aging, 33 Evergreen Street in Kingston, and light refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, sign up at the front desk or call 781 585 0512.


 Shake Off The Winter Blues and Help Support ALS Family on Saturday, January 27th

Shake off Those Winter Blues on Saturday, January 27th with the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation. They will be hosting their annual Winter Beach Party Fundraiser at Dino’s Sports Bar, Route 151 in Mashpee, from 7:30 PM – close. Join us for a night of fun as the BaHa Brothers will be performing live, there will be raffles, a contest for best beach attire, lei and door prize entry, a beach BBQ, and much more to help you escape your winter blues for the night. Tickets for this exciting 21+ event can be purchased at Dino’s Sports Bar or by calling 508-759-9696. Please visit for more details. Proceeds benefit the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation and their Patient Programs, which help patients and families living with ALS TODAY.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Alden House

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an afternoon of history and fun as author Jan Whitaker presents an illustrated talk on the story of the tea room craze in America on Wednesday, February 14, 2-4 pm at the Alden House Historic Site.

A consumer historian specializing in the social history of retail businesses like tea rooms, Jan will discuss how the arrival of the automobile, effort to prohibit alcohol, and the beginnings of the women’s independence movement helped spark the establishment of hundreds of tea rooms across America, including in Duxbury and at Alden House.

The program will include refreshments. Reservations are recommended. Admission is $10. Alden House is located at 105 Alden Street in Duxbury.

To make reservations or for more information, please call 781-932-9092 or visit




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