News Briefs 2009: Plymouth Ndash

News briefs

PLYMOUTH &ndash The Hat Trick Theatre of Plymouth will offer a special Valentine performance of A.R.
Gurney’s romantic comedy Love Letters at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at All Things Tea on Court Street in Plymouth. Tickets are $15 (by reservation) for this story of love, friendship and the lost art of letter writing. A variety of teas, food and wine will also be available for purchase. Call All Things Tea at 508-747-1221 for reservations. KINGSTON &ndash Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center “How to Survive an Economic Downturn and Steps to Minimize the Fallout on the Household” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center, at 4 Elm St. Join Bill Driscoll, a certified financial planner and founder of Plymouth-based Driscoll Financial, as he presents tips on surviving these difficult economic times and ways to protect your family’s finances. A short presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Seats are limited for this free program, call 781-936-8068 to register. DUXBURY &ndash Duxbury Bay Maritime School is looking for volunteers for everything from sailing crews and dockhands to boat repair and maintenance. Develop marketable skills, receive training, learn new things, meet new people and accept new challenges. The next big event at the school is the12th annual Opening of the Bay, set for Memorial Day weekend. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event, including gathering some unique items for the silent auction. Stop by the office anytime during business hours, or contact Linda Herrick at 781-934-7555 or KINGSTON &ndash It’s almost time for spring-cleaning. Do you have old camping, fishing or outdoor equipment in your garage that you no longer use Boy Scout Troop 199 welcomes all donations. E-mail, or call Thomas at 781-585-2626 to schedule a pick-up. KINGSTON &ndash Kingston Youth Lacrosse will host its first Vacation Skate Party at The Bog, located at 188 Summer St. behind the Kingsbury Club, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 20. A donation of $10, not to exceed $40 per family is requested. Wally the Green Monster will be on hand for the event, mingling, signing autographs, and posing for pictures. The party will also include two hours of skating, games, face painting and a raffle. The first 100 people to meet Wally will receive an autographed mascot photo card. KINGSTON &ndash Enjoy an evening of cropping at the Kingston Public Library from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20. Share ideas, make new friends, win a gift and catch up on your scrapbooking projects. The cost is $10 per person, or $5 each if you take a friend. Call Janna Saad at 781-582-1425 or e-mail DUXBURY &ndash Be part of the live audience for Loretta LaRoche’s new PBS special being filmed Feb. 21 at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, at 73 Alden St. The stress expert’s topic will be “Juicy Living, Juicy Aging” for viewers of any age. General admission tickets are $25 dress circle tickets are $75 (includes post-show wrap party and reserved-section seating). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. No one admitted after 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information, call 508-747-1340 or visit
KINGSTON &ndash The Silver Lake Regional School District Integrated Preschool Programs will begin accepting applications for 3- and 4-year-old peer model students for the 2009-2010 school year Monday, Feb. 23. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. Monday, March 9, and are available at the Special Education Office at Kingston Elementary School, at 150 Main St., or at any of the region’s elementary schools. For further information, call the Special Education office at 781-585-4382.

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