Events for Feb 9 2017

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, February 11, 2017 (All day)

Shea Memorial Skating Rink offers complimentary skating through Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Sundays 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Tuesdays 12:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Thursdays 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm

Saturdays 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Adult supervision required for anyone 10 and under. Skate rentals and sharpening available, $6 per pair. Facility is also available for private rentals.

651 Willard Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-512-8402
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:00am

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to children under 5.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Unleash your creative side! You and your friends can gather in the beautiful gallery space of Milton Art Center to paint, sip, socialize and be inspired under the direction of one of our local artists!Join us for Paint Night on the second Thursday of each month. No painting experience is necessary. You will be in a fun-filled environment and will create your own masterpiece that you can take home and proudly display! Online registration only, no tickets will be sold at the door. (48 hour cancellation policy. No refund, can attend next session only.)

Thursday, February 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Robert Allison, professor of history at Suffolk University, will discuss the significant but often overlooked role that Nova Scotia played in immigration from the British Isles to the United States. Throughout the 19th century, Scots, Irish, English, and Welsh who emigrated frequently went first to Nova Scotia. While many remained, many moved on to the United States, and particularly to New England. Residence in Nova Scotia might be a few years, but also might be a generation. Any number of present-day New Englanders will mention in conversation that an ancestor came from Nova Scotia.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 01269
Phone: 617-773-1144
Free Event