from Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce
5 Things to do in Hingham
1) Silent Auction in Marshfield
There is a silent auction at the Clift Rodgers Library in Marshfield Hills that ends bidding at 1 pm on Saturday, April 2. The Clift Rodgers Library is run by two librarians, a board of trustees, and man volunteers or friends. It is one of a few self-sufficient lending libraries left. Some of the gift certificates up for auction are from: Kennedy’s Country Garden, Star Market, Workout Club, and Humming Rock Gifts.
2) Model Trains in Hingham
The Model Railway Club is holding their annual spring show and open house today, Saturday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and again tomorrow, Sunday, March 13 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. In addition to the club’s operating layout and guest layouts, there will be dealer tables, a “White Elephant Table” and demonstrations of model railroad construction. The club is located at 52 Bare Cove Park Drive in Hingham. The entrance to Bare Cove Park is at 19 Fort Hill Street, 1/10 of a mile west of The South Shore Country Club and across from the West Hingham T Station. Tickets are from $3 to $5 dollars and can be purchased at the door.
3) Child Friendly: Make Something to Catch the Wind in Milton
Looking for something to do with the kids today? The Milton Art Center is having a workshop where your children, ages 6-11 can make their own vertical rainbow wind catchers Saturday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. The cost is $15 per child and the Milton Art Center is located at 334 Edge Hill Road in Milton.
4) Map Your Roots in Hanover
The South Shore Genealogical Society Meeting is being held Saturday from 1:30 to 4:00 PM at the John Curtis Free Library on Rt. 139 in Hanover, MA. The program will be a presentation by Fred Wexler titled “Mining for Genealogy Gems in U. S. Civil War Records
5) Tell Your Story at the Hingham Library
The Hingham Library is hosting the South Shore Story Slam Saturday from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The theme is “The Road Not Traveled,” and the live storytelling competition event is similar to the Moth on NPR. Storytellers have 5 mins.to tell their true story based on the theme. The event is judged and prizes awarded. Five tellers from the audience can drop their name into the hat to tell if they choose. The winner moves onto the Grand Slam Story Slam in May at the Fuller Craft Museum with a Grand Prize trip to MAINE.