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May 2021

When I Knew…The Coming Out Eureka Moment!

May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Free

Join SpeakOUT Boston and The History Project for a night of storytelling about those transformative moments when we knew we were LGBTQ+ and there was no turning back. Coming out can happen gradually or all at once for members of the LGBTQ+ community, and is an ongoing process. In 2021, LGBTQ people must still decide how, when, and to whom they will “come out” every day. This online storytelling event explores the personal stories of coming out. Focusing on intergenerational and diverse dialogues grounded…

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OCHM Crafternoons

May 13 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until May 15, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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free with Museum admission

May Crafternoons: Paper Flower Bouquets Feed your creativity with a new craft each month, free with museum admission. Drop in anytime this week between 1:00-3:00 pm for a fun, easy craft! We provide instructions and all the materials.

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The Untold Story of Jewish Families and Their English Country Houses

May 13 @ 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM EDT
online, No Address
Boston, 02116
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free

The story of the Jews and England is long and complicated. Expelled by King Edward I in 1290, they were not permitted back in the country until 1655, when Oliver Cromwell allowed 400 Jews to settle in England. By the 19th century, Protestant England was one of the most tolerant countries in Europe for Jews and had a prime minister who had been born Jewish. The result was a flourishing Jewish community, primarily centered in the counties near London, that…

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What’s Inside This Big Brick Building?

May 13 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Gore Place, 52 Gore Street
Waltham, 02453
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Free

Have you been to Gore Place before and wondered: "What's inside this big brick building?" Kids and families are invited to attend a special virtual tour of the home and see some of the spaces the Gores lived in 200 years ago! Learn about Christopher and Rebecca Gore and their butler Robert Roberts as we visit the rooms they would have worked in, studied in, entertained in, and slept in during the early 1800s. We'll examine how our lives are…

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Voting Rights: Where Do We Go From Here?

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Free

Join Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, author of "The Voting Rights War" for a session presented in partnership with Overdue: Confronting Race and Racism in Newton. Professor Browne-Marshall will examine laws posing challenges to American voters -- especially African-Americans -- from enslavement and woman’s suffrage through current controversies of voter suppression. She will touch issues such as grandfather clauses, literacy tests, felony disenfranchisement, and photo identification requirements. She will also look ahead to challenges that future voters are likely to face, especially after…

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Boston Made: From Revolution to Robotics

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane
Arlington, 02476
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Free

The Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, Massachusetts is pleased to present a virtual talk with Professor Robert Krim and co-author Alan Earls titled Boston Made on Thursday, May 13 at 7 pm. This virtual talk with Dr. Krim and Mr. Alan will focus on how Boston became and remains a global center for innovation told through 50 world-changing inventions. The talk is based on their book Boston Made: From Revolution to Robotics, Innovations that Changed the World. Since the 1600s,…

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OCHM Crafternoons

May 14 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until May 15, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
free with Museum admission

May Crafternoons: Paper Flower Bouquets Feed your creativity with a new craft each month, free with museum admission. Drop in anytime this week between 1:00-3:00 pm for a fun, easy craft! We provide instructions and all the materials.

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Dorothy Quincy Homestead Outdoor Garden Tours

May 15 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until September 18, 2021

Dorothy Quincy Homestead, 34 Butler Road
Quincy, MA 02169
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Free

Historic tours of the Dorothy Quincy Homestead will be offered outdoors for the 2021 tour season. Self-guided tours will be conducted between 11am – 2pm on select dates, where visitors can learn feature information about the Quincy family and the property. Current Covid-19 protocols will be followed during these events. Docents will be on site to welcome visitors. Please check our website nscda.org or our Facebook page Quincy Homestead 1686 for schedule changes.   The Homestead was purchased in 1904 by the…

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Liberty & Union Walking Tour

May 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Free

Come walk the Liberty and Union Downtown Walking Tour! Join us for a free, one-hour guided tour of Historic Downtown Taunton. Our one-mile walking tour highlights some of the important architectural, cultural, and commercial sites between Church Green and Taunton Green. A great way to learn about the city, from its earliest days through the present, these tours are the third Saturday of every month, May through October, rain or shine.  

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OCHM Crafternoons

May 15 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until May 15, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
free with Museum admission

May Crafternoons: Paper Flower Bouquets Feed your creativity with a new craft each month, free with museum admission. Drop in anytime this week between 1:00-3:00 pm for a fun, easy craft! We provide instructions and all the materials.

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