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The American Red Cross of Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts will hold the following Blood Drives for the month of March:  (To make an appointment call 800-REDCROSS or click here.) Mar. 28 at Bristol Community College of Attleboro from 10-3; Mar. 29 at Massasoit Community College in Brockton from 9-2; Mar. 29 at Wingate Residences in Norton from 1-6; Mar. 30 at Berkley Middle School from 2-7; Mar. 30 at Marshfield Elks Lodge from 1-6.

The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to provide counseling and claim filing assistance FREE to all veterans and members of their families from 9-3: Mar. 28 at the Bristol, RI People's Credit Union; Mar. 29 at the New Bedford DAV; Mar. 30 at the Warwick, RI Vet Center.  For more info call 401-223-3695.

Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich takes its collections on tour with "History on Tap", held at local bars and restaurants and staff members bring items from Heritage's collections.  Mar. 29 will be at The Pilot House, 14 Gallo Road in Sandwich.  FREE.

Kingston Public Library will host award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack to present an adult hands-on workshop, "Pastel Paint the 45-Million-Dollar Flower", Mar. 30 from 6:30-8:30.  Designed for beginners to experienced artists.  FREE.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plymouth announces its Veterans Build Celebration scheduled for Apr. 22 at American Legion Post 40.  The event begins at 6 p.m., and tickets are only $25 per person if purchased before Mar. 31 ($40 afterwards).  Dinner, entertainment, raffles and silent auction.

Relay for Life of Greater Plymouth is teaming up with Savers to fight cancer.  On Apr. 1 from 1-3, a portion of the proceeds from household and soft goods donated at the Plymouth thrift store will go to Friends That Care -- one of the teams walking in the American Cancer Society fundraiser.

Cape Cod Shelter and Domestic Violence Services invites you to their 5th annual "Jeans to Jewels Gala" at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in N. Falmouth on April 1 from 6-11 p.m.  Dress is Cape Cod Chic, from jeans...to jewels!  Click here for tickets.

Tom Rush will be at The Spire Center in Plymouth on Apr. 1 at 8 p.m.  A music legend with over 50 years of thrilling audiences here and abroad, his impact on the American music scene has been profound.  VIP Meet & Greet tickets available here.

Horizons for Homeless Children announces their need for volunteers with their next training on Apr. 1 in Bourne from 9:30-12:30 p.m.  To find out more, view other training dates or apply, call 508-510-3250 or visit horizonschildren.org/playspace.

Join Walk MS at Plymouth North High School Apr. 2 at 10 a.m. and come together, even for one day, to show the power of our connections.  Sign up for Plymouth or a site close to you at walkMSgne.org.  If you or someone you know has MS, call the National MS Society, 1-800-FIGHT-MS.

Old Colony Elder Services is having their "Moving Heels for Meals on Wheels" 5K road race and walk on Apr. 2 at Silver Lake Regional High School in Kingston at 9 a.m.  Free T-shirt, refreshments, gift bag and a wonderful time for the whole family.  Come out and support a great cause.

Heidrea for Heroes announces three scholarships available for higher education studies to senior high students with a military veteran parent.  Students must live in southeastern MA and plan to enroll in a full-time bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher ed institution or advanced voc/tech school. High School ROTC enrollees eligible.  Click here for online application.  Deadline is Apr.14 at 5 p.m.

Old Colony Elder Services presents "Buried in Treasures", a judgment-free self-help group for people with hoarding issues.  Held once a week now through Jun. 15 from 12:30-2:30 at the Center for Active Living in Plymouth (44 Nook Road).  FREE for attendees.   Call 508-584-1561 x232 to register.