Boylston - Hand Stitched Snowscape (Ages 7-16) Sat, Feb 6, 10:30a - 12p. Learn basic stitches to create an embroidered winter scene. Join us at Tower Hill for hands-on instruction and get introduced to embroidery basics. Learn the running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch and more as you create a unique wintry scene complete with snowflakes and trees. Each child will stitch their design in a 6" embroidery hoop and will take home additional supplies to continue their work.
Admission is included with the class price for non-members.

Boston - SNOWPORT: Curling Sat & Sun starting @ noon. Excited to give it a curl?
Curling Lanes are open daily for walk-ups only and recommended play time is in 30-minute increments. Lanes may have up to 12 people (6 on each side). All equipment will be fully sanitized between use, and sanitizer wipes are available at both curling lanes. Masks must be worn at all times.
Boston - Virtual Animal Breakfast Fri & Sat, through Feb, 9 - 9:30a. Rise and dine (virtually) with us! Stay comfy in your pj's as you ZOOm with some WILD friends during their morning routine. We'll take you behind the scenes to see the variety of tasty treats our animals look forward to every morning as you enjoy your own!

Boston - Live Animals: Unique Defenses Fri, Feb 5, 1p. Join the Museum of Sciences' Live Animal Center Staff as they introduce you to some of the wondrous animals that call the Museum their home! Get a close up look at our scaly, furry or even exoskeletal friends!

Boston - Virtual Planetarium: The Sky Tonight - #LIVESTREAM Fri, Feb 5, 2:30p. Are you curious what is up in the sky? What IS that really bright object in the west? Come learn from one of the Museum's very own planetarium educators what you can search for in the nighttime sky right from your own backyards!
Get Ready to Join Us For Our 2nd Annual Good News Short Story Contest!

We want to hear your stories!!!
Stories 1000 words or less from or about any of our hives: Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Halifax, Raynham, West Bridgewater or Whitman will be accepted.
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Time to get writing : )
Cash prizes!
Boston - Virtual Tours of USS Constitution 'Old Ironsides', Through Sun, Feb 28, 10a. The crew of the USS Constitution will be conducting a #FacebookLive tour of the ship where you can ask questions in comments.

Boston - Hatched: Breaking through the Silence Nightly through Feb 21st, 5 - 9p. Come enjoy this illumination and sound experience, a family-friendly and physically-distant celebration at the famed Hatch Memorial Shell. “Hatched” will cut through the darkness of the winter months, offering a public space for joy and optimism. An original 15-minute visual and sound performance shaped specifically for the 80-year-old amphitheater. Free and open to the public,. Nightly at 5p and every 20 minutes until 9p.

Boston - SoWa Artists Open Studio Fri, Feb 5, 5 - 9p. The SoWa Artist Guild invites you to First Friday: over 80 artists open their doors.
Boston - Aquarium After Dark Fridays throughout February, 4 - 8p. Spend an evening with the penguins, fish, sea lions, and (of course) Myrtle the Turtle! Be sure to reserve your tickets in advance here, and book an evening to see all 20,000 of our Aquarium residents, including some animals that are particularly active at night!

Bridgewater - Dress-A- Girl Around the World drop-off of finished dresses & pick-up of new supplies Sun, Feb. 7th, Noon - 1p at the Cole - Yeaton Senior Center, 10 Wally Kruger Way. Dress and mask packets available. Please RSVP. If you prefer to go to the West Bridgewater Public Library between now and the 7th,please email Gail McCarthy gmac2002a@yahoo.com to tell her when you plan to come and how many packets you would like. Our packets are free. Anyone can join at any time. Do you like to sew? Help us make dresses for girls.

Brockton - The Fuller Craft Museum Valentine Shop Visit our Virtual virtual shop and choose from an array of hand-crafted jewelry, unique items for the home, elegant jackets and scarves, children’s toys, books, and more. We have something for everyone, items to fit every budget.

Brockton - Learn Magic Tricks with Magician Ed Popielarczyk Saturdays @ 10a through March 27th. Join us every Saturday during the months of February and March at 10 am to learn a family fun magic trick with Magician Ed Popielarczyk! 

Brockton - Music Matters! Sat, Feb 6, 12p. Our Music Matters series continues this Saturday! The Lin/Valchinov Duo is in demand as one of the superlative duos in the Boston area. With performances in top venues, varied repertoire, and strong reviews, the Duo is forging a path of creativity and singularity. The Duo's repertoire ranges from Bach to Hindemith and includes such rarities as Duo No. 2 by Bohuslav Martinu. Having Doctorates in Musical Arts, in addition to being married, Chen Lin, viola, and Angel Valchinov, violin, are recognized performers and teachers in the Boston area. Individually they have performed solos and in ensembles in halls such as Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, and Jordan Hall.

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.

Easton - Borderland State Park has multiple trails accessible for self-guided hikes 7 days a week.

Easton - Museum Playtime at The Children's Museum Fridays & Saturdays, 10a - 12p. Spots are limited and first come first serve. Thank you for your understanding. Members, for reservations, email KAREN@CMEASTON.ORG.

Easton - The Original Easton Farmers Market Saturdays, 10a - 2p. Moved to Langwater Farm.

Hingham - The Hingham Farmers Market Saturdays, 10a - 1p, through March 27. The Hingham Farmers Market will offer a rich array of locally produced or grown products, focusing on primary or valued-added foodstuffs. Click here to pre-order.
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Hingham - Reindeer Quest Sat & Sun, through Feb 28. Grab your hiking boots, snowshoes or cross-country skis and get the family outside for this special South Shore Reindeer Quest! This self-guided scavenger hunt encourages visitors to scour the trails for herds of handmade, wooden reindeer at World’s EndWhitney & Thayer Woods and Weir River Farm in Hingham, the Norris Reservation in Norwell, and Two-Mile Farm in Marshfield. Reindeer are crafted by Girl Scout and Cub Scout troops, and hidden along the trails. Each one has a special personality, which visitors can discover by scanning a QR code.

Middleborough - Wilderness and Remote First Aid Sat & Sun, Feb 6 & 7, 9a - 5p. Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. Taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience. The expected target audience is seasonal outdoor staff and those involved in recreational wilderness trips. 
The course content meets the anticipated medical needs of those communities. Course topics will be specific to the group, the environment, and the context of operations or the activities performed in the field. Elective topics to specific environments (altitude, tropical, SCUBA, offshore medicine, etc.) can be substituted in from the course content.
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Milton - Blue Hills Reservation is a great place to get some fresh air and has many trails suitable from all levels of experience.

Milton - Adult Owl Prowl & Night Hike Fri, Feb 5, 7 - 9p. Nighttime can transform the ordinary into something magical! Join Trailside's Naturalist Kathleen Regan on a small group night hike into the Blue Hills Reservation. This program will begin outdoors at the museum where you will discover some of the unique adaptations of owls, practice owl calls, and meet some of the museum's resident owls. This is followed by an evening exploration search for owls & other nocturnal life.

Milton - Family Animal Tracking Adventure Sat, Feb 6, 10a - 12p. Have you ever wondered how animals survive in winter? Become a 'Nature Detective' and learn about “stories in the snow” and many other signs that wildlife leave behind as clues to how and where they travel to find food and shelter. Join Trailside's Teacher Naturalist Kathleen Regan for a semi-private (only 2-3 families) outdoor family exploration atop Chickatawbut Hill at the Norman Smith Environmental Education Center. This program includes an examination of animal biofacts and up-close animal encounter with one of our resident animals! All participants will be required to wear a face mask and abide by social distancing guidelines. Please wear sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing. An email with directions to Chickatawbut Hill and Covid 19 safety protocols will be sent prior to the program.

Norwell - South Shore Natural Science Center Due to the Covid-19 crisis our EcoZone Museum is currently closed to the public. Please feel free to come walk the trails, visit with the hawk and the owl, and enjoy our children’s garden.

Plainville - Virtual Storytime Fri, Feb 5, 12p. On the first Friday of every month our Unlikely bookseller Karen will be hosting a virtual storytime LIVE on An Unlikely Story's Facebook page at noon. Tune in with your little ones and hear new stories each month, the whole family is sure to love.

Plainville - Virtual Unlikely Trivia Friday, Jan 29, 6:30p. Join us for weekly Virtual Unlikely Trivia hosted by Patrick Kinney live on Facebook! All you need is to follow us on Facebook, register at least one member of your household below by Fri @ 12p (to receive the proper answer sheets), and tune in on the An Unlikely Story Facebook page at 6:30p. Please note you do not need to have the answer sheets in order to play, a blank piece of notebook or printer paper is fine. For our virtual trivia nights, there will be no official scoring. Patrick will go over the answers after each round so you can score your own answer sheets. Instead of prizes for the winning teams, we will randomly select three registrants to win a $20.00 gift card to An Unlikely Story. The three winners will be notified via email.

Raynham - Raynham Athletic Club Open House Fri - Sun, Feb 5 - 7. Members of the community are welcome to come sample the group exercise classes offered- Pound, Cardio Bootcamp, FitStart, Muscle Mix, Totally Tabata, HIIT Strong, Cycling, Aquaerobics, Cardio Step, Firm Foundations, Barre, Yoga, and Boxing! You may also go for a family swim or shoot hoops on the basketball court. Please call 508-823-5440 to reserve your spot.
Raynham - Explore Raynham HIstory Browse historical photos of Raynham in, Raynham Remembers. This collection is part of the library’s local digital history collection.

Raynham - FREE Children's Board Breaking Workshop Sat, Feb 6, 12p. YOUR CHILD WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING: FREE Tshirt, Earn a White Belt, Break a Real Board. For ages 5-12. Due to the new guidelines we are allowed to have 10 participates and 10 spectators! That puts us well under the maximum number of people allowed in our dojo at a time! Please bring masks, which must be worn when walking throughout the dojo as well as throughout the duration of the class.The mats and all equipment being used are sanitized after every class! *This event is for non-students only*

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.

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 - Virtual Visits: Freedom Trail Foundation Fri, Feb 5, 2p. Join Old Colony History Museum as we virtually “visit” sites to learn about the history of the Old Colony region and beyond! On February 5th, we’ll visit with a historian from the Freedom Trail Foundation to discuss the events of the Boston Massacre. There will be a formal presentation of the historic event, followed by an interactive question and answer session during which everyone is encouraged to participate!

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.

West Bridgewater - Online Yoga Class Saturdays, 9a. Start you weekend blissfully! Svaroopa® yoga brought to you safely in your own home. Contact Janice for details. 508-331-3564.

Weymouth - Valentines Day Kids Night Out Sat, Feb 6, 5 - 7:30p @ South Shore Dance Academy. Join us for our Valentine’s Day kids night out event! This is open to all kids ages 4 -11 and is $25/child. We’ll make 2 valentines crafts, eat pizza and popcorn, and finish the night with a movie. This is a great opportunity for moms and dads to go out and celebrate Valentine’s Day  Make sure to reserve your spot soon - there’s only 11 spots available and all COVID safety protocols will be followed.