March Community Calendar

March Community Calendar Events:

2019 New England Craft Brew Summit

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine

For More Information: www.nebrewsummit.com

The 2019 New England Craft Brew Summit will host brewers from around the Northeast to focus on this year’s theme of the “Craft Beer Economy” starting with this year’s keynote presentation by J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham, Ph.D., diversity ambassador at the Brewer’s Association.

Velocity Engineering Lab at the Discovery Museum

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Location: Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street, Acton, MA

For More Information: https://www.discoveryacton.org/exhibit/velocity-112-42819

Balls, ramps, jumps, loops—and physics fun! Race golf balls along winding, sloping, and looping tracks and explore how gravity, friction, speed, and acceleration affect the velocity and trajectory of moving objects.

Kalahari Perspectives Exhibition

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, March 31, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge, MA

For More Information: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/kalahari-perspectives-to-open

Culled from over 45,000 images, Kalahari Perspectives presents a select subset of the Marshalls’ photography and guides visitors through a process of actively “reading” the images to better understand their potential to transform perception.

Masters of Miniature: Best of the Best!

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA

For More Information: https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/event/masters-of-miniature-best-of-the-best/

View the Best of the Best! at their 40th annual Model Ship Show. Attendees will have the opportunity to view the prize winning models from the last 5 years, partake in family activities including a scavenger hunt, learn how to get a ship into a bottle, observe a model ship restoration every Wednesday, and more! The model show is presented by the USS Constitution Museum and the USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild and is funded in part by the Boston Marine Society.

Craft Storytime at the Concord Public Library

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: 1322 Main Street, West Concord, MA

For More Information: http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/C/CONCORD/ekp.cfm?curOrg=CONCORD

Crafty Storytime will be held on Thursdays at 10am at the Main Library. This is a perfect program for children ages 2 years and up. It is filled with stories, songs, a short puppet show and a simple craft.

M is for Museum: Preschool Fun at Wenham Museum

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Monday, April 15, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: 132 Main Street, Wenham, MA

For More Information: http://www.wenhammuseum.org/m-is-for-museum/

M is for Museum – Wenham Museum educators introduce young children to the world of museums in a fun interactive way, combining early literacy and socialization.

Targeted to children 3 years old and up, each session will focus on a particular part of the collection, an exhibit, or a seasonal theme.

Nature Time at Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Location: 1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA

For More Information: https://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/blue-hills-trailside-museum/programs-classes-activities/museum-programs

Introduce your pre-school aged child to nature with this fun program at Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum.

Programs may feature a story, nature games, crafts, short walks outside, or meeting one of the museum’s animal residents.

Art_Latin_America: Against the Survey

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, June 9, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Davis Museum, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA

For More Information: https://www.wellesley.edu/events/node/160581

The exhibition features some 160 works of art by 105 artists (about a third of them women) from twelve countries, including 24 born in the United States.

Among them are Ansel Adams, Olga Albizu, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Francis Alÿs, Gunther Gerzso, José Clemente Orozco, Roberto Matta, Ana Mendieta, Liliana Porter, Alice Rahon, and Grete Stern.

Refuting chronological or geo-specific formats, the exhibition is organized into thematic sections and embraces diversity—aesthetic, of course, but also in terms of the artists’ backgrounds, experiences, residences, and points of view—thereby pushing the concept of “Latin American art” almost to its conceptual limits.

Saturday Storytime at Fruitlands

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Location: 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/metro-west/event-43002.html

They will gather in the Wayside Gallery where a cozy living room setup welcomes children and caretakers to relax indoors and listen in to seasonal stories of history and nature.

STEAM Crafternoon Playgroup at BPL West End

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019

Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: 151 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.downtownboston.org/explore-downtown-boston/downtown-boston-events-calendar/steam-crafternoon-playgroup/

Each STEAM Crafternoon, children have access to an abundance of art supplies, simple science manipulatives, and toys galore! Drop by the library to try out materials and meet friends.

Ideal for children of all ages. Groups and individuals welcome. This event takes place every Thursday afternoon at the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library.

SoWa First Fridays

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.sowaboston.com/sowa-first-fridays/

On the first Friday of every month, 200+ artists, galleries, shops and showrooms of the SoWa Art + Design District open their doors to the public for an evening of art, culture, and inspiration.

Meet the artists in their element, view the latest gallery exhibitions, shop small, and dine at one of SoWa’s world-class restaurants.

Movie Club

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Monday, May 20, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: New England Yachad, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2302/movie-club—winter-and-spring-series

Join them for the Spring Semester of Movie Club! Now recruiting new members ages 18-30! They will meet every week in their new, beautiful space in Brookline! Dinner will be served.

Providence Pizza and Parsha

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Monday, November 18, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Congregation Beth Shalom, 275 Camp Street, Providence, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2295/providence-pizza-and-parsha

Join them for an inspiring discussion of the Parsha along with delicious freshly made pizza. This event is free, and open to ages 16 and older. Gluten free and dairy free pizza will also be available.

Boston Bowling Winter League

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Monday, March 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: 820 William Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2283/boston-bowling—winter-league

Join them for their Boston Bowling winter league! Through March 2019. For adults ages 35+ with Autism and other disabilities, and their friends. Volunteers welcome! Kosher dinner and snacks provided. Costs include $3 per session and $40 for the series.

Self-Advocacy Group

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Thursday, June 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: New England Yachad, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2259/self-advocacy-group

Adults with disabilities ages 18+ are invited to join a fun and supportive group focused on learning and practicing self-advocacy skills. Dinner is included. Drop-ins welcome.

Brookline Pizza and Parsha

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Cafe Eilat, 406 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2306/brookline-pizza-and-parsha-winter-spring-2019

Come enjoy pizza with some learning and fun activities. All are welcome! This is a free event.

Rayim at Reyim

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington Street, Auburndale, MA

For More Information: https://www.yachad.org/newengland/events/series/2266/rayim-at-reyim

Join them for their monthly lounge night for ages 25+ at Temple Reyim! They’ll have snacks, games and more fun!

Snowshoeing at Gore Place

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, March 31, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA

For More Information: https://goreplace.org/grounds-farm/snowshoeing-gore-place/

Bundle up and enjoy the snow this winter! (Weather permitting, of course). Snowshoes are available for children and adults to rent from the Carriage House when the grounds are snow-covered.

Snowshoeing is a great winter activity and excellent form of exercise (you’ll burn 3 times the calories as walking).

With 50-acres of level terrain, the Gore estate is a perfect place to snowshoe and just 9 miles from Boston!

Jack Bush: Radiant Abstraction

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, April 21, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.mfa.org/exhibitions/jack-bush-radiant-abstraction

The exhibition features three canvases spanning 10 years of Bush’s career, from 1964 through 1974, encapsulating the range of his late style and illustrating the artist’s development over the last decade of his life.

Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 51 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA

For More Information: https://www.worcesterart.org/exhibitions/waterloo-bridge/

Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process brings together nine stellar versions of Claude Monet’s well-known series of paintings depicting London’s Waterloo Bridge.

These paintings, which include WAM’s own 1903 version of the iconic London landmark, reveal the breadth of Monet’s emphasis on color, light, and density.

The exhibition gives viewers a rare opportunity to view an exceptional grouping of Monet’s paintings — made possible through loans from museum collections across the United States — and to examine closely the Impressionist’s artistic process.

Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales to Open at Boston Children’s Museum

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://bostonchildrensmuseum.org/exhibits-programs/exhibits/gallery

Boston Children’s Museum presents Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales featuring work from artists Jerel Dye, Raúl the Third, and the Boston Comics Roundtable. The exhibition invites visitors into the world of comics and exploring storytelling through images. The comics displayed represent a series of images created to tell a story, say something silly, or share an idea, with little or no text. The museum encourages visitors to share the adventures of creatures and characters both every day and fantastical.

Storytime at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 425 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, MA

For More Information: https://www.bpzoo.org/whats-new/event/story-time/

Join them for Story Time in the Bear’s Den Cafe with the New Bedford Public Library every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. Enjoy zoo-themed stories & a puppet show.

Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, June 30, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 203 Union Street, Clinton, MA

For More Information: https://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/simun/

The Sacred in the Profane, curated by Fitchburg Art Museum Curator Lisa Crossman, offers a survey of Simun’s unique capacity to find iconographic forms in molded plastic and other consumer objects. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and exhibition Curator, Lisa Crossman will give remarks.

Wild Designs at Peabody Essex Museum

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, August 4, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: East India Square, Salem, MA

For More Information: https://www.pem.org/exhibitions/wild-designs

Wild Designs features works by artists and other creatives who are looking to nature and living systems for new ideas and creative solutions to human problems.

Explore bioinspired innovations in design, technology, and art that either model or engage nature to generate more sustainable solutions. The exhibition includes mixed media sculptures, artist installations and drawings, as well as design projects ranging from preliminary concepts to realized products and buildings.

All the World Is Here: The Invention of American Anthropology

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

For More Information: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/all-the-world

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology celebrated its 150th anniversary year by opening All the World Is Here: Harvard’s Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology.

Unveiled within a beautifully restored 4th floor gallery, this new exhibition will feature an astonishing array of over 600 objects from Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, many on display for the very first time.

Birds of the World Gallery

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

For More Information: https://hmnh.harvard.edu/birds-world-gallery

In celebration of these beaked and feathered marvels, the Harvard Museum of Natural History has opened the new Birds of the World gallery.

This exhibition is the culmination of months of cleaning and restoring mounted bird specimens from the ornithology collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, completely refurbishing antique cases, and redesigning the exhibit displays.

All Hands on Deck: A Sailor’s Life in 1812

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Monday, November 25, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: Navy Yards, Charlestown, MA

For More Information: https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/exhibits/all-hands-on-deck/

All Hands on Deck: A Sailor’s Life in 1812′ is a hands-on, minds-on exhibition where families can step into the shoes of a sailor by furling a sail, firing a canon, scrubbing a deck, and snoozing in a hammock.

Sailors from the past, represented in full-scale photographic cut outs, convey the emotional highs and lows of life at sea through first person narrative.

The exhibition is designed to encourage families to make personal connections and to promote conversation among family members about what each might have felt or done if he or she was a Constitution sailor in 1812.

Forbes House Museum Tours

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, December 1, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 215 Adams Street, Milton, MA

For More Information: http://www.forbeshousemuseum.org/visit/

Tours cover the 1870’s kitchen and the first and second floors of the house, and they last about 1 hour. With its interior restored to a circa 19th-century appearance, the house and the rooms are furnished with original objects owned and used by four generations of Forbes Family members dating back to the 1830’s.

Ecotarium Budding Scientists Program

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 22 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA

For More Information: https://www.ecotarium.org/events-activities/kids-programs

Curious little explorers (ages 4-6 years) conduct simple, safe, science and nature experiments in the EcoTarium’s Budding Scientists program.

Held on the first Thursday of every month, you and your child will learn basic scientific principles while having fun with hands-on activities.

Drop-in Art Making at PEM

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Sunday, December 29, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: East India Square, Salem, MA

For More Information: https://www.pem.org/

Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3pm (and select Monday holidays), come to the Art & Nature Center galleries to investigate and create art inspired by the natural world.

Each month they explore a different scientific phenomenon and art-making process.

Sea Squirts – Ocean Babies: Programs for Children 2-4 yrs.

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: Central Wharf, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.neaq.org/learn/for-families-teens/programs-by-age/sea-squirts/

Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration.

Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits.

Behind the Scenes Tours at New England Aquarium

Event Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: Central Wharf, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.neaq.org/exhibits/animal-encounters/behind-scenes-tour/

Learn exactly what it takes to run the New England Aquarium day to day. From making sure the animals are healthy to inspecting the tanks and introducing new animals into the exhibits, Aquarium biologists work hard every day to make sure the Aquarium runs smoothly. (After all, the animals still need to eat on weekends and holidays!)

Now it’s your chance to get a peek at the life behind the glass. Join an educator for a personalized behind-the-scenes tour of one of our many galleries. You will learn what the animals eat, how their tanks are maintained, how sick animals are nursed back to health, and other insider tidbits.

Plunge For Elodie

Event Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Morses Pond, 1 Turner Road, Wellesley, MA

For More Information: https://www.plungeforelodie.org/

The Second Annual Plunge for Elodie will take place at the Morses Pond, with breakfast to follow at the Wellesley College Club. Join the event as they take a polar plunge to raise funds for the rare, life-threatening skin disease Epidermolysis Bullosa, which affects 1 in 30,000 births. There are currently no treatment or cures, despite this, promising clinical trials are in progress, which is why every dollar counts! Donate, or splash, there is no fee or registration process.

Critter Day: Animal World Experience

Event Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/critter-day-animal-world-experience-asl-interpreted-3

Join Boston Children’s Museum on the third Saturday of every month for Critter Day, fun live animal programming. Learning about animals helps children understand their connection to all living things. This week, the museum will celebrate animal engineers by learning about animals that build nests, dig burrows, and use tools. The program will be interpreted in American Sign Language.

Silly Soirée

Event Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://bostonchildrensmuseum.org/support/childrens-ball

Boston Children’s Museum invites you to their 3rd annual Silly Soirée! The Silly Soirée is a unique event planned by the kids and for the kids. The formal party and fundraiser will allow kids and their grown-ups a special opportunity for a special date night on the town. All proceeds from the event allow kids and families to access the Museum, regardless of challenging life circumstances.

The event will include dinner, DJ and dancing, and dessert.

Mteam Best Buddies Fundraiser: A Night at the Casino

Event Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Location: 65 Franklin Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eg0azbsddcfd6cd3&llr=8tfelrcab

Join the event for a night of fun and fundraising! A $100 donation will get you 2 drink tickets, as well as delicious hors d’oeuvres, and $500 worth of casino chips to try your luck at the tables. You will also have a chance to bid fantastic auction items, such as a week in Sydney or Hong Kong.

A Play of Light and Shadow

Event Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019 – Sunday, March 3, 2019

Time: 8:00 PM (Saturday), 4:00 PM (Sunday)

Location: 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.chameleonarts.org/concerts/march.html

Contrast and contradiction, the opposing forces of light and dark, have long captured your imagination. Thea Musgrave peeks inside Edward Hopper’s illuminated interiors, and Kristin Kuster pays tribute to the great Japanese architect Tadao Ando. Messiaen falls under the spell of the blackbird, while Fauré charms you with salon sensibility, bathed in color and light.

Women of the World: International Women’s Day: A Celebration

Event Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: 41 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.celebrityseries.org/productions/women-of-the-world/

This dynamic ensemble of female vocalists will celebrate International Women’s Day with an uplifting program honoring women around the globe through song.

Tickets are $5, all proceeds to benefit Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.

How We See: Photobooks by Women

Event Date: Friday, March 8, 2019 – Sunday, March 10, 2019

Time: Varies

Location: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA

For More Information: https://www.mfa.org/programs/special-event/how-we-see-photobooks-by-women

Join the Museum of Fine Arts for a pop-up reading room viewing of contemporary women’s photobooks, in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Photobooks by Women is a hands-on experience, set up so visitors can page through 100 books by a global selection of photographers. Local university students, artists, and photography specialists lead talks for visitors each day.

Battleship Cove and Maritime Museum Insider’s Tour Engine Room

Event Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Battleship Cove and Maritime Museum, 5 Water Street, Fall River, MA

For More Information: https://battleshipcove.org/programs-and-events/

Explore the rarely seen inner-workings of the USS Massachusetts with Veteran Hugh Doyle. Ages 13 and over. Lunch will be included. Cost of the event include $65 for non-member and $55 for members. For more information and ticket purchasing, visit their website.

Made Known – A Community Gathering for Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Event Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Faith Community Church, 146 E. Main Street, Hopkinton, MA

For More Information: https://faithma.org/event/made-known

Faith Community Church is hosting an event for women or couples who have experienced pregnancy loss through miscarriage or abortion, stillbirth, or infant loss. Through music, reflection, and a message focused on hope and healing, their short but significant lives will be made known to the community.

Light refreshments will be provided. Childcare is available for children from birth through five years old with prior registration. For registration, visit their web page.

BSA Foundation Architecture Auction

Event Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.architects.org/programs-and-events/bsa-foundation-architecture-auction

The BSA Foundation announce its first inaugural Architecture Auction and Cocktail Party. This unique auction features drawings, renderings, and other architecturally relevant art and ephemera by established and emerging artists and architects. Live and silent auction items have been carefully curated by a selection committee and showcase the beauty and power of architecture and design.

Guests will enjoy an evening of art, networking, libations and tasty bites, and more! The proceeds from the auction will support BSA’s Foundation mission to build a better Boston.

Taste of the South End

Event Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: The Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://tasteofthesouthend.org/about/

Taste of the South End 2019 invites you to be a part of culinary excellence while enjoying creations from some of the top chefs from across Boston’s renowned South End “foodie” neighborhood. The event brings together over 40 of the finest restaurants, each serving a bite-sized version of a dish taken directly from their menu. The event also features wine tasting from all over the world, as well as an extraordinary silent auction.

 

Admission is limited to those 21 years and older. The proceeds of the event will support AIDS Action work to maximize healthier results for those living with HIV/Aids.