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Through Nov. 30,, the Milton Public Library will host an exhibit of whimsical paintings and drawings by Milton artist Annie Lavigne in its Wotiz Gallery.

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Standish Village Assisted Living and Memory Support Community, located on 1190 Adams St. in Dorchester, has scheduled several events this month, Brandeis’ VoiceMale will make a debut a cappella performance on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.

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A half-price sale of gently used books for children of all ages takes place at the Friends of the Milton Public Library Book Shop on 476 Canton Ave. from Friday, Nov. 8 through Saturday, Nov. 16.

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Milton’s annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for Thanksgiving at 8 a.m., with the 5k run/walk starting and finishing at Turners Pond on the Central Avenue side. This year’s trot is in memory of Theresa Singer Haley, a Milton resident who lost her life to cancer at the age of 35, as well as all t…

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East Congregational Church, located at 610 Adams St. in East Milton, invites the community to join in a Drum Circle on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 3 to 5 p.m.

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The Cardinal Cushing 5k run/walk/roll is going to take place at the Cunningham School on 500 Edgehill Road. It used to be the Best Buddies Gobbler, but now Cardinal Cushing Centers is organizing it.

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The Shalom Children Activity Program (SCAP), a year-long program sponsored by a collaborative partnership of South Shore synagogues and Jewish organizations, will hold its next event, “Classic Campfire Cookout, Singing & Storytelling,” on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. at Templ…

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On Friday, November 15th at 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Milton will offer the works of J. S. Bach, Couperin, d’Aquin, Handel and Mozart by Anthony Newman on organ and harpsichord. Described by Wynton Marsalis as “The High Priest of Bach,” and by Time Magazine as “The High Pries…

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Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills is announcing a weekend of speakers on Nov. 2 and 3, which will be held in the synagogue sanctuary at 18 Shoolman Way (off Lodge Street) in Milton. Both events are open to the entire community.

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Tennis, Fitness & Arts (TFA)/Tennis Academy (TA) at the Weymouth Club, 75 Finnell Drive, Weymouth is scheduled for Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 29 (the day after Thanksgiving) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., including lunch.

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The MHS Golf Team will be hosting a “Cans for Cats” can and bottle drive on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Milton High School. To schedule pick-up of a can/bottle donation at your home on Saturday, please email bkelly@miltonps.org.

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Three local iconic garden estates will host the third annual Blue Hills Great Estates Fall Foliage Day, showcasing their autumn landscapes and designed gardens, on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rain date will be Sunday, Nov. 3.

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The Forbes House Museum is inviting supporters to an evening of dinner and discussion at its annual Keechong Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Wollaston Golf Club on 999 Randolph Ave. in Milton.

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Parents of young children are invited to visit Learning Circle Preschool on 3 Blue Hill River Road in Canton for activities planned as part of Food Day, a nationwide movement for more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Parents will be able to participate in outdoor activities with th…

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A marriage unites two people and two families, but what if one family is fairly normal and the other is, well, quirky? Say, for example, they’re “creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, and altogether ooky.”

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A talented mother-daughter team of silhouette artists will be at the Forbes House Museum on 215 Adams St. on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., creating unique, traditional heirlooms in plenty of time for holiday gift giving.

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Thanks to a grant from the Milton Junior Woman’s Club, an education workshop for parents of children from 2½ to 4 years old, “Come and Play – Be A Kid Again,” will be offered for free on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Discovery Schoolhouse on 101 Blue Hills Pkwy.

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Milton Community Concerts have announced a lineup of concerts for its sixth season, beginning in November. All concerts will take place in the historic Meetinghouse at First Parish of Milton-UU on 535 Canton Ave. For more information, visit miltoncommunityconcerts.com.

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On Nov. 9, the Saturday before Veterans Day, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Marianne Colligan, the owner of Mackie's Barber Shop on Central Avenue, along with Craft Barbering Company in Marshfield, the Massachusetts School of Barbering in Quincy, Modern Barber Shop in Hanson, and Roy’s Barber Shop i…

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The Milton Historical Society will host a presentation by Ellen Berkland, archaeologist at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, about “The First People of the Blue Hills” in the Keys Room of the Milton Public Library at 476 Canton Ave. on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

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A fall fundraiser to benefit the Milton crew program and the Neponset Rowing Club is set for Saturday, Oct. 26 at The Milton Club, 193 Central Ave., from 7 to 10 p.m. Participate in a cornhole tournament, akin to a bean bag or sack toss game. Music, food, drinks and raffles will be held. Tic…

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Crooner Gian Faraone will bring the spirit of Frank Sinatra with him when he performs on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Standish Village Assisted Living and Memory Support Community on 1190 Adams Street in Dorchester.

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The Trustees of Milton Cemetery and Superintendent Lisa Ahern are issuing an invitation on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. to participate in a walking tour of the cemetery located at 211 Centre St. The suggested donation is $15.

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Courageous Conversations is seeking volunteers on Monday, Oct. 14 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at First Parish on 535 Canton Ave. in Milton to help assemble Blessing Bags for people who are experiencing homelessness.

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The Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MSAPC) wants to spread the word about upcoming community events, urging residents to volunteer and participate.

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In addition to regular storytimes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the Milton Public Library is offering programs for young people during the week of Sept. 15 to Sept. 21.