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Due to maintenance, the parking lot on Peirce Street will be closed on Friday, March 31st, and possibly Saturday, April 1st. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Adult Events

Wed, April 26, 2023
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Prime tick time is approaching and everyone hates ticks!  But, New Englanders should be able to enjoy the outdoors without worrying about ticks. The key is awareness and education, not fear, so we've invited Plymouth County Entomologist Educator Blake Dinius to help us understand these insects no... Read more
Sat, May 13, 2023
10:00am - 11:30am
This fun, educational workshop is a celebration of the similarities and differences experienced with many cultures by way of a pot of tea. The history of teapots will take place on the potter's wheel. Potter Rick Hamelin will introduce us to teapots from the Middle East, the Orient, Europe and the... Read more
Wed, May 24, 2023
6:30pm - 7:55pm
Tammy Donroe Inman, award-winning author of New England Desserts: Classic and Creative Recipes for All Seasons, will discuss her favorite desserts that originated in Massachusetts, the stories behind them, and the pleasures of seasonal baking.... Read more
Wed, July 12, 2023
6:30pm - 7:55pm
Clams, crabs and critters, oh my, presented by Judy Macioci.   Have you ever wondered what kinds of creatures make their homes on our beaches? Learn about different kinds of mollusks, crabs, and sea worms. Discover what's underfoot on our beaches and how these creatures co-exist with all those... Read more
Wed, July 19, 2023
6:30pm - 7:55pm
New England Shorebirds, presented by Judy Macioci. Summer is a great time to go bird watching especially at the beach and rivers. Learn about the different kinds of birds which make their homes at the shore, especially our Piping Plovers, Comorants, and Osprey.  Discover what they eat, how they... Read more
Wed, August 02, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm
It's the summer of 1949, and Eleanor Roosevelt is hosting a garden picnic at her home in Hyde Park where she's recognizing contributions to the Victory Garden effort duing World War II. This interactive program will begin outside in our lovely lawn and memorial wall area with a first-person, "up... Read more
Wed, September 13, 2023
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Check back here in mid-2023 for detailed information.
Mon, October 02, 2023
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Join author Michael Tougias to discuss his book, "King Philip's War."  
Wed, October 04, 2023
6:30pm - 7:55pm
It's time for our annual paranormal program and this year, we're bringing in Travel Channel's Ronny LeBlanc of the Discovery Television series "Expedition Bigfoot" and "Paranormal Caught on Camera." Check back here in the fall for more information.      
Wed, October 25, 2023
5:30pm - 7:55pm
Did you know Halloween is the busiest day of the year for pizzerias?  We're celebrating that fact with something decidely NOT spooky this holiday. Pizza is the world's most popular food and the varieties are endless! Learn about different types and how they're made, including Massachusetts' own “... Read more
Wed, November 01, 2023
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Join us for a performance by singer/songwriter Matt York who'll perform songs and tell stories about the four country music icons known as the Highwaymen -- Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings. Recently nominated for the 2022 Boston Music Award for "Best Country... Read more
Wed, November 29, 2023
6:00pm - 7:55pm
Just in time for the December holidays, discover Furoshiki, the ancient Japanese art of gift-wrapping with textiles, in a hands-on "playshop." Multi-talented international artist Nefertiti San Miguel from Etnia Fusion will take us on a a cultural journey to learn this singular technique. Each... Read more
Sat, March 16, 2024
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Join chocolatier Kim Larkin for a cheerful program celebrating Ireland and all things Irish. Irish chocolate pioneers, The Book of Kells artistry, Celtic lore, famous Irish authors, the history of the Claddagh, an Irish trivia quiz and more.  Traditional Irish bread and tea, and lovely... Read more