Friday, March 13
Veterans’ Coffee Social. Join fellow veterans for coffee and donuts and discussion centered around shared concerns. These coffee socials take place every Friday from 9-10:30 a.m. in a different town each week. This week’s meeting is in Cohasset at Willcutt Commons, 91 Sohier St. Meetings are free, and no reservations are required.
Gallery Nantasket Opening Reception. Gallery Nantasket, located at 121 Nantasket Ave., will hold an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. to unveil its spring collection. The collection will feature new works by 25 local artists, including four new artists. Work represents a full range of fine art and artisan craft and includes painting, watercolors, pastels, photography, mixed-media, drawings, jewelry, fiber arts, pottery, stained glass, and a wide assortment of greeting cards, all produced by local artists. Receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases made at the reception.
Saturday, March 14
Shabbat Morning Services. Temple Beth Sholom will hold morning services at 9:15 a.m. Services will feature singer/songwriter Sue Horowitz and will be followed by kiddush and Torah study in the Boyer Auditorium.
Snow Row. Hull Lifesaving Museum’s signature rowing race covers a 3.75-mile triangular course, starting from the beach at Windmill Point, continuing around Sheep Island, past the Peddocks Island day marker, and back to shore. Registration is from 9-11 a.m., followed by a coxswain’s meeting at 11:15 a.m. The race start is at noon at Windmill Point Boathouse, 185 Main St., Hull. The entry fee is $45. The event is free for spectators. Visit hulllifesavingmuseum.org for more information and to register, or contact Hull Lifesaving Museum at 781-925-5433.
Snow Row Spectator Cruise. Back by popular demand, the Snow Row spectator boat, a Boston Harbor Cruises catamaran, is a perfect spot to follow the wild and wooly Snow Row from start to finish. Boarding begins at 11 a.m. at Pemberton Pier in Hull, with the boat shoving off at 11:45 a.m., to witness the one-of-a-kind LeMans racing start. Cash bar and snacks are available on the boat. The ferry returns following the race (approximately one hour). After landing, visit the “boathouse bistro” to sample the many homemade soups, stews, and chowders being served for a $5 donation. Space on the boat is limited, and advance ticket purchase is recommended. Suggested donation for spectator boat tickets is $20 (veterans ride free thanks to the generosity of the Hull Lifesaving Museum); they are available at https://www.hulllifesavingmuseum.org/ecommerce/special-event-tickets.html.
St Patrick’s Day Dinner-Dance. The Hull Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day dinner-dance features a corned beef boiled dinner, cash bar, and dancing. Tickets are $25 per person. Call 781-925-2700 for more information. The Knights of Columbus Hall is located at 440 Nantasket Ave., Hull.
Monday, March 16
Bingo. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers bingo on Mondays at 1 p.m. at 197A Samoset Ave. Those who wish to come in for lunch should call the prior Wednesday to be added to the lunch list. 781-925-1239.
CPR Training. The Medical Reserve Corps will hold a CPR/AED training at St. Nicholas Church’s Guild Hall, 128 Spring St., from 5:30-7 p.m. This class is limited to 12 participants and is free. Certificates are available for $22.
Tuesday, March 17
Yoga. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers yoga on Tuesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 197A Samoset Ave.
Whist. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers whist on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at 197A Samoset Ave. New players are welcome.
Wednesday, March 18
Qui Gong/Tai Chi. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers Qui Gong/Tai Chi on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at 197A Samoset Ave.
Bridge. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers bridge on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at 197A Samoset Ave. Looking for extra players. Beginners are welcome.
Hull Book Group. The Hull Library Book Group will meet at 2:30 p.m. on the second floor of the library to discuss “West with the Wind” by Beryl Markham. All are welcome. For more information, contact moderator Judy Fanuele at firstname.lastname@example.org or the library at 781-925-2295.
Rotary Meeting. March 12 is World Kidney Day, started in 2006 to raise
global awareness of kidney health. This week, the Rotary is hosting Janice Anderson, R.N., a certified dialysis nurse who has been working in dialysis for several years; she will speak about her professional experiences working with liver dialysis. Meetings take place at 6:15 p.m. at Corner Stop Eatery (235 Hull St., Cohasset, 781-875-3065) at West Corner. Dinner is served at 6:30, followed by a short business meeting. The guest presentation begins at about 7:15. Dinner is $20, and reservations can be made by contacting NantasketHullRotary@gmail.com.
Ask Alicia: Caregiver Tips. Certified memory impairment specialist Alicia Seaver will discuss communication techniques, agitation prevention, planning meaningful activities, and other dementia-related topics and will answer caregiving and memory loss questions at this open forum at noon. A light lunch will be served. Caregivers can bring their loved ones with memory loss to enjoy a meal and activity with the Bridges ® team during the session. RSVPs are required; call 781-836-4399. Bridges ® by EPOCH at Hingham is a memory-care assisted-living community located at 1 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive.
Thursday, March 19
Yoga. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers yoga on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 197A Samoset Ave.
Mah Jongg. Hull’s Scully Senior Center offers Mah Jongg and poker on Thursdays at 1 p.m. at 197A Samoset Ave.
Nantasket Beach Lecture Series. This week the program will feature South Shore resident and nationally known motivational speaker Peter Milewski, whose talk is titled: “Feel Good and Do Well by Doing Good.” In his new book, Milewski explodes the myth that you have to choose between a financially successful career or trying to make a difference in people’s lives. This event will be held at the Hull Lifesaving Museum, 1117 Nantasket Ave., Hull, at 7 p.m. Admission to the lecture is free, but donations are welcome. Coffee and dessert will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing, with all proceeds going to Cradles to Crayons. For more information, call 781-925-2295.
Friday, March 20
Veterans’ Coffee Social. Join fellow veterans for coffee and donuts and discussion centered around shared concerns. These coffee socials take place every Friday from 9-10:30 a.m. in a different town each week. This week’s meeting is at Hingham Town Hall, 210 Central St., second-floor break room. Meetings are free, and no reservations are required.
Beach Grass Planting. The Hull Beach Management Committee, in coordination with the Hull Conservation Department and Department of Public Works, will hold its annual beach grass planting event, starting at 9 a.m., and will be planting beach grass from Phipps Street north. Volunteer planters and planting leaders are needed. Planting leaders should have at least three years of planting experience. Preregister by emailing email@example.com, with a full name and email address, and indicate whether you would like be a planting leader or a planter. Preregistering will eliminate the need for check-in at A Street, but a table will be set up there for those who do not register in advance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. The rain date will be Sunday, March 22.
Rotary Food Drive for Wellspring. Join the Nantasket Hull Rotary in Kenberma for its annual food drive for Wellspring from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rotarians will be collecting nonperishable foods for donation to the Wellspring Food Pantry.
Kenberma Sweep. Join members of the Nantasket Hull Rotary and the greater Hull community as participants sweep the sidewalks of the Kenberma business district. Sweeping will start at 9:30 a.m. and continue until the sidewalks are clear of winter sand and debris. The town of Hull street-sweeper will clear the street curb early Sunday morning before the shops open for business. Look for folks wearing Rotary shirts, vests, and hats. If you plan to help, send a message to dz@Focushr.com with your name and time you will arrive.
Medical Reserve Corps Training. The Metro East Medical Reserve Corps and St. Nicholas Church in Hull are coming together to provide FEMA’s “You Are the Help Until Help Arrives” training. The training provides tools to educate and empower the public to act in an emergency situation before professional help arrives. The training is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Nicholas Church’s Guild Hall, 128 Spring St., Hull. Learn more about the program at www.Ready.gov/until-help-arrives.
Wednesday, March 25
Caregiver Support Group. Family caregivers are invited to take a break, socialize with other caregivers, and learn how to make life easier for themselves and their loved ones. This monthly group allows caregivers to get much-needed support from dementia care professionals who understand their unique challenges. The event is at noon, and lunch will be served. Caregivers can bring their loved ones with memory loss to dine with the Bridges ® team during the session. RSVPs are required; call 781-836-4399. Bridges ® by EPOCH at Hingham is a memory-care assisted-living community located at 1 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive.
Bill Burke Concert. Caregivers and families are invited to enjoy an uplifting performance by Bill Burke at 1:30 p.m. Burke was an original cast member of the musical comedy hit “Mass Hysteria” and has performed with the comedy troupe Hot Spot Cabaret. Refreshments will be served. RSVPs are required; call 781-836-4399. Bridges ® by EPOCH at Hingham is a memory-care/assisted-living community located at 1 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive.
Friday, March 27
Veterans’ Coffee Social. Join fellow veterans for coffee and donuts and discussion centered around shared concerns. These coffee socials take place every Friday from 9-10:30 a.m. in a different town each week. This week’s meeting is at Weymouth Elder Services, 182 Green St., Weymouth. Meetings are free, and no reservations are required.
Sunday, March 22
Guitar and Flute Duo. The Hingham Public Library, in partnership with the Boston Classical Guitar Society, is pleased to welcome duo Jim Skinger, on guitar, and LeeAnn McKenna, on flute, to the library’s Whiton Room at 3 p.m. The library is located at 66 Leavitt St., Hingham.
Saturday, March 28
Concert. The Broad Cove Chorale and Unicorn Singers, under the direction of Margo Euler of Hingham, will present “Considering Matthew Shepard” on Saturday, March 28, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 29, at 4 p.m., at United Church of Christ Norwell, 460 Main St. Craig Hella Johnson’s contemporary passion oratorio recounts the brutal slaying of a young, gay Wyoming college student in 1998 and the antigay protest staged at his funeral several days later. It tells a deeply disturbing story, often in difficult language, but ultimately it affirms life. Student tickets can be purchased at the door and online in advance for $10. Regular tickets are $20 if purchased in advance and $25 if purchased at the door. Advance sale tickets can be purchased by visiting bcc-us.org (where any coronavirus-related updates will be posted) or by calling Kathy Reardon at 781-749-0162.
Wednesday, April 1
Rotary Meeting. Meet Colleen MacDonald, the host and producer of the “Got Science?” podcast from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Ever wondered about how realistic 100 percent renewable energy is? How rising seas will affect our seaside town? Or even if we should trust science at all? MacDonald breaks down the complex issues with scientists so that we all have a deeper, science-based understanding of how to solve some of our most pressing global challenges. Rotary meetings take place at 6:15 p.m. at Corner Stop Eatery (235 Hull St., Cohasset, 781-875-3065) at West Corner. Dinner is served at 6:30, followed by a short business meeting. The guest presentation begins at about 7:15. Dinner is $20, and reservations can be made by contacting NantasketHullRotary@gmail.com.
Thursday, April 23
Nantasket Beach Lecture Series. This week the lecture brings back favorite Stephen Puleo, who will debut his newest book, “Mission of Mercy.” The lecture will take place at the Nantasket Beach Salt Water Club, 3 Fitzpatrick Way, Hull. Admission to the lecture is free, but donations are welcome. Coffee and dessert will be served. In May, the lecture series will return to the newly renovated Nantasket Beach Resort.