Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
Held Thursdays between January 19-February 23 from 7pm to 9pm
Learn watercolor techniques on a one-to-one basis with P. Anthony Visco. These classes are for intermediate (and above) watercolor painting. Follow along as we spend our time together using a step-by-step approach. We will primarily use the wet-on-wet, followed by the dry-on-wet technique. You will learn how to use characteristic shapes, good design elements, movement in color and tonal value, as well as using complementary colors to create and hold interest.
Monday, February 20, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017
This week will be full of fun activities and awesome art projects. Painting, drawing, 3D and more! Flexible sign up - spend a day or two with us, or join us for the entire week! Bring a snack. For ages 6-9 with Marion Carlson. 9:30am-12:30pm each day. Flexible sign-up - spend a day or 2 with us or an entire week. Fee: $35 per day or $150 for the 5 day week.
Visit the weblink for registration and information.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Thursday, February 23, 2017
Join us for our Winter Family Movie Series! Attendance is free and no registration required. Held at 2pm on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of school vacation.
For many more library events, visit the weblink.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017
Held Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 21 - Feb. 24 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
A full week of water based exploration and activities, with plenty of hands on play! Children will build and take home a LEGO Technic Hydroplane.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Wednesday, February 22, 2017
On Tuesday, February 21, join us at the Brockton Library Main Branch, 6pm-7:30pm for the Brockton Library Foundation 6th annual cupcake decorating contest. This fun event is ages 3-13.
On Wednesday, February 22nd, bring your whole family as we watch a terrific family-friendly movie showing of Storks at the Brockton Library Main Branch at 2:30pm. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. We'll provide the snack and beverage.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017
During this session, we will engage in daily STEM exploration adventures throughout Heritage Museums & Gardens. A variety of locations and hands-on materials will be used for exploration, discovery and play. We will conduct experiments and collect and share data about our predictions and what we discover.
Full or half-day programs are available. For children ages 4 to 8.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
The February Vacation Winter programs are sponsored by North River Wildlife Sanctuary and appropriate for kids age 7-10 years. For children currently in grades 1-5. Register on the weblink or call.
Tues. Feb 21 - Winter Science Detectives - Learn how to grow our own snow crystals, attempt to make frozen bubbles, play around with snowman slime, and more!
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:30am to 3:00pm
Wicked Local is presenting a new community event called "Winter Funcation 2017" that will offer a full slate of activities, performances and entertainment as a late-winter festival for children from throughout the Boston area. The free event will be primarily geared toward elementary school-age children, but there will also be plenty of activities for children of all ages. There will be non-stop entertainment, performances, activities and special appearances for kids of all ages.Read more
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Heritage Museums & Gardens continues its popular program, History on Tap, a free series of discussions about objects from Heritage’s collection, beginning January 18, 2017.
At each History on Tap, held at local bars and restaurants, members of Heritage’s staff bring items from Heritage’s collections designed to stimulate lively conversation about American life yesterday, today and tomorrow.Read more
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Kingston Council on Aging and Plymouth 400 have partnered to present “Why History Matters,” an engaging five-part series that will highlight our nation’s past and its connection to the present. Speakers will not only talk about what happened to individuals long ago, but also about how history is part of the fabric of our daily lives and why it still matters today. The series is produced with Plymouth 400, the organization planning the 400th anniversary of the 1620 Mayflower voyage and founding of Plymouth Colony.Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Rescheduled from Feb. 9 - Do you remember the Blizzard of '78? Many local residents were deeply affected as blinding snow and extreme winds destroyed homes filled with lifetimes of precious mementos, tore down power lines, ripped piers into fragments, and tossed granite boulders from seawalls like a child's wooden blocks as it raged for days through the South Shore. Join Chris Haraden, author of Storm the Century, for a look back at this unforgettable storm that wrought both massive destruction and lifelong memories. Free, Donations WelcomeRead more
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Explore some of the South Shore’s hidden pockets of striking beauty with us. We will head out in vans together, guided by a spirit of curiosity and adventure, to visit some of the vital conservation properties in Duxbury. We will visit a number of both new and old acquisitions that highlight diverse ecosystems – celebrating winter’s offerings from forest, field, marsh, bay, and thicket. Sessions are appropriate for all ages. Plan on some short walks and bring a picnic.
Preregistration is required and can be completed on the weblink.
$15/$12 member adult; $11/$8 member child
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Brockton Area NAACP is celebrating Black History Month with a presentation of remarkable African Americans. Come learn about famous and not so famous individuals that overcame humble beginnings to succeed in their various professions and forever change the course of history. This free event is open to the public and will be held in the Lingos Auditorium, Multi-Purpose Room. Plenty of parking on White Ave.Read more