Public Service Announcements (PSA)
The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives for the month of November (and to make an appointment or for more information call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org): Nov. 22 at the Mansfield Holiday Inn from 9:30-2:30; Nov. 22 at American Legion Post 144 in Scituate from 9-2; Nov. 22 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford from 10-3; Nov. 24 at Willowbend Country Club in Mashpee from 1-6; Nov. 27 at Sacred Heart High School in Kingston from 9-2; Nov. 29 at St. Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth from 2-7; Nov. 29 at the Attleboro Elks (Jason's Gift of Life Blood Drive) from 2-7; Nov. 29 at Carver Middle High School from 2-7.
The Spire Center in Plymouth presents James Montgomery, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. Whether it's recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of 30 years, Montgomery plays with authority. For more info or to order tickets call 508-746-4488.
South Shore Conservtory's (SSC) Coffee Break Concert Series presents "Blue Tuesday", the second of 6 performances of its 2017/2018 season, on Nov. 28 at 10:45 a.m. at their Ellison Center for the Arts in Duxbury. Free and open to the public. Featuring blues and jazz favorites by SSC faculty.
Old Colony Elder Services of Brockton invites you to join their #GivingTuesday movement, this year on Nov. 28, to raise money for their Emergency Funds Program which helps meet the needs of at-risk, low income older adults and individuals with disabilities. Click here for details.
Heidrea for Heroes is looking to help our Veteran families in need (within our service area). If you know of a deserving family, please nominate them by Nov. 30, 9 a.m., by submitting an email with the following info: name of vet, phone/email, town, branch, service years, discharge status, number of children, and a paragraph explaining why you think this family would benefit from this Christmas gift assistance.
Johnny Souza & Friends will be at the Spire Center in Plymouth for a Wicked Fun Holiday Concert, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at spirecenter.org/events. Along with Johnny on trumpet and vocals, the show will feature some of the region's finest musicians. A lively show for all ages.
Swift Memorial United Methodist Church in Sagamore Beach is having a Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale Dec. 2 at 10 Williston Rd. There will be handmade crafts, bake sale, kids shopping table (with low-cost items for them to buy gifts), doughnuts, and clam chowder from Rock Bottom Seafood.
Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth is having their annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 2 & 3 from 10-4. Visit several of Plymouth's most beautiful houses, decorated for holiday festivities, while helping to support the museum. Ticket includes lunch and dessert buffet at Hotel 1620.
The Nemasket Group of Mattapoisett (109 Fairhaven Rd.) is having their Holiday Stroll Dec. 2 from 9-4 featuring crafts, local food vendors, pony rides, entertainment, opportunities for Vintage Holiday selfies, auctions and raffles. Free Admission.
The Pilgrim Festival Chorus presents its holiday season concert, "A Hometown Christmas" Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. at St. Bonaventure Parish (803 State Rd.) in Plymouth. Offering favorite carols and seasonal music drawn from previous winter concert programs.
Horizons for Homeless Children needs volunteers to provide 2 hours of healing play each week to homeless children in Southeastern Mass Their next training is Dec. 2 from 10-1 in MIddleboro. Click here for more info.
The Plymouth Garden Club will hold their annual Holiday Greens Sale Dec. 2 from 10-3:30 at the Plymouth Public Library on South Street. There will be floral centerpieces, wreaths, fresh greens, swags and wooden baskets suitable for the cemetery.
East Bay Grille in Plymouth is supporting Toys for Tots by holding a toy drive Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated. For more info call Allan Costa at 508-642-9237.
Share the holiday spirit by sponsoring a child for the holidays. Call the Plymouth Area Coalition in Kingston at 781-582-2010. This is a wonderful opportunity for families, individuals, civic groups, organizations, businesses and church groups to make a difference in a child's life. Call today!
PLYMOUTH CARES is accepting donations of your new or gently worn coat through Dec. 31. Your extra coat could be keeping someone warm this winter. Drop off at Destination Plymouth, the John Carver Inn & Spa or any one of The Cleanist locations.