Public Service Announcements (PSA)
The American Red Cross of Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts is holding for following blood drives in December (1-800-REDCROSS): Dec. 8 at West Bridgewater Middle High School from 9-2; Dec. 8 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth from 11-4; Dec. 8 at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro from 1-6; Dec. 9 at the Marshfield Boys & Girls Club from 8-1; Dec. 9 at the Middleboro Kiwanis and Lions Club from 10-3; Dec. 11 at the New Bedford Masonic Building from 2-7; Dec. 11 at the Sandwich American Legion from 10-3; Dec. 12 at Wingate Residence sin Norton from 1-6; Dec. 13 at Social Harmony Lodge in Wareham from 1-6.
Christ Church Thrift Shoppe in Plymouth will hold a National Brownie Day Sale Dec. 8 & 9. Shoppers will get a brownie or coupon for $3 off their next visit when they spend $10 or more. Open Wednesdays from 1-4, Thursdays and Fridays from 10-4 and Saturdays from 10-1.
Build an edible terrarium at the Manomet Branch library Dec. 9 at 2:30 p.m. Bring the container and they'll supply all the other materials, including chocolate rocks, muffins, graham crackers and more! Registration required (online via their calendar of events).
South Shore Conservatory's Concert Series presents "Holiday Fvorites" on Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. at Derby Academy (56 Burditt Street, HIngham). This concert merges traditional and popular seasonal tunes into one exciting production, guaranteed to inspire fond holiday memories.
The Plymouth Public Library will host a dramatic reading of the Truman Capote classic, "A Christmas Memory", Dec. 13 at 7 p.m., free and open to the public. Professional actor Robb Dimmick will offer a dramatic rendition of this tale based in teh 1930';s in a small Southern town.
The South Shore Conservatory's adult chorus for individuals with developmental delays presents their annual winter concert Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. They will present a variety of seasonal tunes, free and open to the public.
The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park will offer a rare, guided tour of the exhibits at the visitor center Dec. 14 starting at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 p.m., to include background information about how the National Park was founded, how diverse communities found a home here, and more.
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.