Live Music Saturday at Scituate VFW
SCITUATE – Native Scituate The irresponsible with Peter Montgomery and Barry Marshall will perform soul, rock and power pop music from 7 p.m. to midnight SaturdayJuly 23, at Scituate VFW, 736 Chief Justice Cushing Highway. The cover charge will be $10. For more information, call Debby Young at 781-545-0224.
After: Service dogs are the perfect listeners for young readers at the Hingham Public Library
Two opportunities to read to a therapy dog in Pembroke
PEMBROKE – A certified therapy dog will be at Puppy Dog Tales in Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St., 4:15-5 p.m. July 28 and August 18. Readers of all ages will have the chance to read to the therapy dog to develop their literacy and presentation skills while building their confidence and self-esteem. Dogs and trainers provide an environment conducive to practicing reading aloud. Reservations are not required. Free. For more information, call 781-293-6771.
Take Better Phone Photos at Quincy’s Library
QUINCY – Learn how to take better pictures with your phone during the “Photography for Smartphones” workshop from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, July 30, on the lawn of the Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St. Joy Marzolf will lead the categorize and offer tips on composition, lighting, and other ways to improve your photography. Registration is mandatory. For more information and to register, visit thomascranelibrary.assabetinteractive.com.
Cosmic Storytime at the Pembroke Library will feature a new author
PEMBROKE – Alec Carvlin will read his first picture book, “How to create a universe”, at Cosmic Storytime at Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St., from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17. Kids can decorate their own cosmic sunglasses, listen to the book read aloud, and ask questions about science. Storytime is best suited for children ages 4-8. Registration is mandatory. Free. For more information, call 781-293-6771.
Auction and dinner in Kingston to benefit diabetes research
KINGSTON- Type a, a Hingham-based nonprofit that raises money to support type 1 diabetes research, will host the “Par and Serve for the Cure” auction and dinner on Tuesday, September 27 at the Indian Pond Country Club. , 60 Country Club Way, Kingston. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and a shotgun will begin at 11 a.m. There will be a cocktail and dinner at 5 p.m. Individual player registration is $200. A tennis tournament will be held from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kingsbury Club, 186 Summer St., for $95 per player. Dinner is purchased separately and costs $40. To RSVP, become a sponsor, or find more information, visit secure.givelively.org.
Hingham Schools appoints acting assistant superintendent
HINGHAM- The city’s school service has named Katie Roberts acting assistant superintendent of teaching and learning for the 2022-23 school year. Roberts has worked for Hingham Public Schools for over 25 years and has been Scientific Director for K-12 for 11 years. Hingham Public Schools will begin its search for a permanent assistant superintendent in January 2023.
After: YMCA Quincy branch to be renamed for long-time donors, philanthropists Rob and Karen Hale