What’s Up South of Boston – Events in Cohasset, Weymouth, Hingham, Hull, Scituate, Massachusetts.
Saturday, October 25, 1-3 pm.
Rain Date Sunday, October 26
Hingham Cemetery (c. 1672) Fall Walking Tour, Sat., Oct. 25, 1-3pm. Meet at Hingham Bell Tower next to Old Ship Church, 107 Main St.,Hingham. $5 donation, children under 12 tour free. Inside glimpse of the 1886 Ames Chapel restoration. Also, cemetery history, icon interpretation, 150-yr-old arboretum, monuments and burials of note, social commentary. Rain date Oct. 26. Call 781-749-4868 or go to www.hinghamcemetery.org
Members of the Duxbury Business Association’s Holly Days Committee are finalizing an event-filled schedule, this year from noon until dusk, to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Row 1, Greg Brousseau, Sandy Childs, Debbie Odier, Laura Doherty; Row 2, Sverge Gupta, Nancy Reed, Anne Antonellis, Don Reed and Richard Marsh.
Sunday, December 7th
On Sunday December 7th, the 7th annual Scituate North Pole Express will be sponsored by the Scituate CORSE Foundation (Community of Resources for Special Education) and SHORE (Scituate High Opportunities and Resources for Education). This magical event will be held at the Greenbush Commuter Rail Station with four trains departing at 11:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm or 6:00pm*. Passengers should arrive 30 minutes prior to departure of their scheduled times. Children and adults alike will enjoy this 60-90 minute train ride which replicates the journey to the North Pole as told in the classic story of “The Polar Express”. Along the ride the children will be read this holiday story, be served milk and cookies, sing Christmas carols, receive the first gift of Christmas and be greeted by holiday characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus. Tickets for this event are $25; children 1 year of age and under ride free on the lap of an adult. Proceeds from this event go to these two worthy non-profits, CORSE and SHORE. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased online at http://scituatenorthpoleexpress.com
*Estimated times: actual departure times may change slightly due to MBTA schedule, you will be notified well in advance of any minor changes
Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, offers a Caregiver Support Group on the second Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hanson Senior Center, 132 Maquan Street, Library/Senior Center Building, Hanson, MA 02341.
The Caregiver Support Group is for family caregivers of older adults or younger adults with disabilities. Family caregivers are those who are caring for a parent, spouse, relative or friend residing at home, in an assisted living/nursing facility or perhaps even across the country.
The group provides support for one another and participants learn from each other. Several times a year, speakers address the support group. Topics vary and have included elder law, dementia and community services. There is no fee to attend.
The Quincy-South Shore Chess Club meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Roche Brothers Supermarket at 101 Falls Blvd in Quincy. Free and open to all from children to seniors. Beginners welcome. www.quincychessclub.com or 857 888 1531. ______________________________________________________
BARE COVE FIRE MUSEUM is open every Wednesday night from 7:30-10 p.m. and by appointment. Call 781-749-0028 for more information or check out the website at barecovefiremuseum.org. The museum is located at 19 Fort Hill Street inside Bare Cove Park, Hingham. ______________________________________________________
Rotary Club of Nantasket-Hull meets every Wednesday evening from 6pm until 8 p.m. at Bridgeman’s. ________________________________________________
LINE DANCE LESSONSLine Dance lessons start Tuesday, 9/10/13 andcontinue every Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at theSouth Shore Community Center, 3 N Main St.,Cohasset. Beginner and Beginner plus level foradult ages, men and women. Line dancing helps youimprove balance and posture, improve memory skillsand your confidence. Learn Waltz, Cha cha, Salsa,Samba, Mambo, and other dance steps to Country,Popular and Latin music while having fun exercising.To sign up call 781-383-9112 or just “drop in”. $5.Instructor: Nancy Kramer: 781-925-9066
BARE COVE FIRE MUSEUM is open every Wednesday night from 7:30-10 p.m. and by appointment. Call 781-749-0028 for more information or check out the website at barecovefiremuseum.org. The museum is located at 19 Fort Hill Street inside Bare Cove Park, Hingham. Rotary Club of Nantasket-Hull meets every Wednesday evening from 6pm until 8 p.m. at Bridgeman’s. Open Studio at The Art Complex Museum has become a popular program for artists with a wide range of abilities and interests. This year, the drop-in activity will be offered from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on second Thursdays of the month. On September 12, participants will construct fairy houses from natural materials. They gather in the Alden Studio and bring their own lunches and supplies. The cost is $10. Email Sally @artcomplex.org or call (781) 934-6634, extension 10 to sign up.