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Attleboro - ZOOACADEMY FOR KIDS: Animal Enrichment (Virtual) Sat, Nov 7, 9a. THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM. Kids can enjoy a short program about animal enrichment in the zoo, hear from staff about what it takes to make our animals happy and watch while enrichment is distributed
FREE: Pre-registration is required in order to receive your ZOOm link Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Boston - Memoirs, Art Exhibition Memoirs, Art Exhibition Artists Reception, Sat, Nov 7, noon - 4p, Barry Group Studio, 98 West Cedar Street, Beacon Hill. Reminiscing Cityscapes of Boston. A collection of Realist and Impressionist works of Art you will enjoy. Feel free to invite friends, wear a mask and observe 6 feet of physical distance. Please Contact Zoe with any questions 857-919-4278.
Boston - Live Animals: Invasive Species - #Livestream Fri, Nov 6, 1p. Join the Museum's Live Animal Care Center staff as they introduce you to some of the wondrous animals that call the Museum their home! Get a closeup look at our scaly, furry, or even exoskeletal friends and come with your questions and observations!

Bridgewater - Virtual Rubber Duck Drop Sat, Nov 7th, 2p. The Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters will be hosting a rubber duck drop on Facebook Live. Purchase your ducks online - one for $5 or three for $10! Cash Prizes: Closest To Target - $250.00;2nd Closest - $100.00; 3rd Closest - $50.00; Most Outlying Duck - $25.00. All proceeds go to local community service!

Bridgewater - Pie Fundraiser Sat, Nov 7th, 10a - noon @ Central Square Congregational Church. $20/pie. Grab ‘n Go! Flavor availability will be first come, first serve. Also at the same time – Craft sale! Hanson Farm Harvest Table! Physical distancing and face masks will be required. Thank you for supporting Central Square Congregational Church, UCC, home to the Bridgewater Food Pantry, as well as 12-step group meetings, Girl and Boy scouts, the Women’s Guild & Fellowship, the Bridgewater State University Alumni Chamber Choir, and so much more.

Bridgewater - Here it Began - 2020 Hindsight or Foresight - Indigenous History Conference Nine Virtual Sessions; through Nov. 22. Here It Began: 2020 Hindsight or Foresight, a signature Plymouth 400 event, is an Indigenous History Conference to inspire educators to learn about creation histories and traditional life; colonization and its aftermath; and the continued resilience and life of New England Natives today. Sponsored by Bridgewater State University, Plymouth 400, Inc., and the Wampanoag Advisory Council, is FREE OF CHARGE and offers weekend sessions that feature well-known experts and testimonials. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. This gathering seeks to explore a wide range of topics such as traditional life, colonization, historical trauma, family research, rights, language, food sovereignty, indigenous art, literature, education, and other related topics.
Brockton - Mommy and Me Fridays, 1:30p @ Moakley Center. Mommy & Me Support Group for Mothering and Breastfeeding is a FREE, no reservation mothering and breastfeeding support group program for new moms with infant activities that encourage positive relationships. Discussion groups, infant massages and parenting info.

Brockton - Alanon Support Group Sundays, 10a. Open discussion for people whose lives are or may be affected by alcoholism All are welcome.

Brockton - APCSM Farmers Market-Style Event Sun, Nov 8, noon - 3p. Before the winter weather approaches, the Animal Protection Center decided to host a farmers market-style event to help get the word out about our available animals for adoption while raising funds for the shelter!
This is an outdoor event and is on a first-come, first-served basis. We ask that our visitors please wear a mask while on the premises. Social distancing protocols will be in place during the event. The health and safety of our shelter community is top priority. As 2020 has been a tough year for all, we hope to get the word out about our shelter and raise funds to keep our homeless animals happy and healthy before finding their FURever homes. Thank you for all the support!

Brockton - Mopars of Mass Cruise for Veterans Day Sun, Nov 8th, noon. For the past few years Darrin Sylvia has been in touch with the Brockton VA hospital to host an event at the complex. We typically do the Flag Day retirement ceremony at the VA and raise money for the Vets. We would like to setup a parade around the complex at the VA hospital for the veterans there. They will be able to see the car parade from their windows, or they may come outside - weather depending.
Donations for the veterans will be accepted,
Donations could include: White tshirts, White Sox, Adult coloring books, Markers, crayons. *In original sealed containers*
Brockton - PACC Champion Mix Bag Donation Fri, Nov 6, 5 - 7p. PACC Champions Mix bags will be hosting a distribution with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables!Carver - Drive In Movies at King Richards Faire Lot Fri & Sat through November. Snacks available. Audio is broadcast via FM transmitter. Use your car’s radio in accessory mode. Tickets are General Admission. Oversized vehicles have a special area to not obstruct anyone’s view.

Carver - DCR offers self-guided tours in many state parks. Locally, Myles Standish State Forest has multiple tours for you to choose. Try Rocky Pond Cranberry Bogs Trail Guide, Frost Pocket Loop Trail GuideEast Head Reservoir Trail Guide or Recommended Paved Bike Paths.

Dedham - Drive In Night - Frozen Edition - Family Fun Fundraiser Fri, Nov 6, 7p. The Dedham Youth Commission and Endicott Estate are teaming up to bring you another Drive in movie night to support kids this holiday season
HO HO HO! Every year the Dedham Youth Commission provides gifts to over 400 children in Dedham thanks to awesome organizations and individuals like you! The DYC and Endicott Estate are teaming up to host a drive in night of Family Fun. We are asking you to donate a $50 gift card, which will be given to a child in need this Holiday Season. (Gift cards to major retailers please - Walmart, Target, Amazon or Visa). This will include a showing of the movie "Frozen," Mascot Characters from this movie will be present for socially distant pictures. OLAF, ELSA & ANNA will be present for the kids! Get those cameras ready!

Easton - Playtime Fridays & Saturdays, 10a - noon & 1 - 3p @ The Children's Museum in Easton. Please purchase a ticket for each person in your party over the age of 1. Admission to the Museum is $9 per person. Spots are limited and first come first serve. Thank you for your understanding.
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Middleborough - Public Ghost Tours at the Oliver House Saturdays, through Nov 14, 6p - 12a. Investigate the historic and haunted Oliver House. During this 2.5 hour tour, you will learn about the history and the activity of this 251 year old home. Place yourself in one of the most active locations on Halloween. Investigate and find out who walks there with our staff. Equipment is available and so are the spirits. Space is extremely limited. Tickets on sale now on Eventbrite.

Norton - Holiday Fair Curbside Pickup Sat, Nov 7, noon - 4p. TCC's Annual Holiday Fair is going virtual for 2020! Shop online and then collect your order at our curbside pickup event. Many of your favorite Fair foods are available frozen for you to heat and enjoy at home! And we have other Fair favorites in the store, like our handmade soaps. Orders must be placed in advance!
Store link. Santa will be making an appearance (weather permitting), so don't forget your mask so that you can stop for a visit! Help support TCC's ongoing missions in our community. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from the Fair will be donated to the Cupboard of Kindness. And don't miss our Holiday Fair Silent Auction as well!

Plymouth - Halloween Yoga Flow - Outdoor Class Sun, Nov 8, 10a. **This class was rescheduled from October 31 due to snow** Join instructor Bailey Miles for a transformational yoga flow class on the lawn at Davis-Douglas Farm on Halloween! All levels welcome. Group size is limited to 10. There will be a waiting list to join when the program fills. This will be the last yoga class of the season.
Plymouth - Women of the Centuries Sat, Nov 7, 1p. Meet historic women from four centuries of Plymouth's past on a guided tour led by Pilgrim Hall Museum’s Executive Director, Dr. Donna Curtin. Due to public health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, the November 2020 Burial Hill Tour has been canceled as an on-site event, but will be presented virtually. Visit this event page, the Plymouth Antiquarian Society's Facebook page, or Pilgrim Hall Museum's Facebook page to tune in for the live broadcast. This series of themed history expeditions on Burial Hill, one of America's oldest and most significant burying grounds, is usually offered on the first Saturday of every month. In-person 2020 tours are suspended until further notice. If you have any questions, please email or call 508-746-0012.

Plymouth - Nature Wtiting 2 - Online Fri, Nov 6, 6:30p. This online program will focus on creative nonfiction in nature and environmental writing, specifically the personal essay. You'll receive a few short essays to read prior to our meeting and in the first of this 2-session class we'll discuss the readings in regard to technique and content, and then spend much of our time writing from prompts. In between sessions, you'll craft your own piece so that in the second, we'll discuss our writing experience, have time to share our writing, and spend more class time practicing our craft with additional prompts. . Presenter: Kim Hoff, Teacher/Naturalist at Arcadia, a nature writer and essayist who has written for Mass Audubon's Explore and just had an essay published with Northern Woodlands Magazine. This course is appropriate for writers of all levels. Level 1 is not a pre-requisite for Level 2, though familiarity with nature and environmental writing is helpful.
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Raynham - Blood Drive Fri - Sun, Nov 6 - 8, 7a - 3:15p, 275 New State Hwy. Anyone interested in participating can visit redcrossblood.org/find-drive type in your zip & make an appointment.

Raynham - Local Trails Hewitts Pond Conservation Area – North Main St: Pond, trail, dam, bird watching (No hunting is allowed at the Hewitt Pond Conservation Area located on North Main St or the Kransberg Conservation Area located on King St at Dam Lot Brook.). Forge River Conservation Area – South Main St: River, forest trail, historical site, bird watching. Raynham State Forest – Locust St: Upland forest, trail.

Raynham - Explore Raynham HIstory Browse historical photos of Raynham in, Raynham Remembers. This collection is part of the library’s local digital history collection.

Taunton - Old Colony History Museum Virtual Tour 66 Church Green. Thanks to TCAM TV, if you can’t join us in person enjoy a walking tour of some of Taunton’s oldest homes and buildings hosted by the OCHM’s Community Programming Coordinator Saria Sweeney. Check out our blog.

Taunton - Local Parks Links to parks in your area: Hopewell Park, Playground & Splash Pad;
West Bridgewater - Conservation Area Trail Maps Wondering where you can walk and keep your distance while staying close to home? Enjoy some of our towns open spaces while getting some much needed exercise and fresh air. 

Weymouth - Autism Swim & Safety Program, Ages 4-18 Sundays through Nov 22nd, 12 - 2:30p. Come join us for a guided and supportive swim and safety program. Each lesson is private (one individual per class) and will run 30 minutes. Classes will be run by Debbie Weinstein of Autism Swim & Recreation LLC (www.autismswim.com). Debbie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in K-12 Education and has been a swim instructor for 18 years. Please do not register for this program if you are unable to attend each week of the six-week session. Class times assigned after all registrations are received. This event is free and is for individuals with ASD living within our service region.loridecrescenzo@community-autism-resources.com

Worcester - Virtual Fall Community Day Sun, Nov 8, 10:30a - 3:15p. Free online via Zoom — REGISTER HERE Or follow the event via Facebook Live The stories and cultures of the ancient trade routes connecting the Far East to Europe will come to vivid life during “Travel the Silk Road,” WAM's virtual fall Community Day. Join us online for music, dance, stories, and art programs and activities organized in partnership with the India Society of Worcester and the Southeast Asian Coalition of Central MA.