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Marshfield Library Schedules Cultural Series

Ventress Schedules Cultural Series ......

Ventresse Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, has scheduled a cultural series for 2011.  All programs are free and open to the public.  No tickets are required.  Refreshments will be provided by Roche Bros.

For information cal librarian Chris Woods at 781 834-5535 or visit ventresslibrary.org. 

"Raging the Scale: The History and Music of the Ragtime Era" ---  Saturday, January 15th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Event includes Paul Carroll on Ragtime piano and Barbara Carroll as narrator.  Includes audience sign-a-long.

South Shore Poetry Share --- Saturday February 5th, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Snow date, February 12th.  Join Rose Marie Coyle, other poets and poetry lovers for a reading, writing and sharing session in the literary ambience of the library's Historical Room.  Bring a favorite poem to share, a pencil and notebook, or just come to listen.

"Easter Rising 1916" --- Tuesday, March 15th, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.  History lecturer John Horrigan will return to Marshfield to recount the events surrounding Ireland becoming a nation.  Related book, music and poetry selections from the Ventress collection are available to take out.

Native Irish Music ---Saturday, March 19th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy native Irish musicians Eammon Sheehan and Steve Maher.  Sponsored by Pat and Barbara Roche.

Classical Concert Preview:  Mozart Requiem and Bach Cantata BWV 4 ---
Saturday, April 9th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. sung by the Choral Art Society, led by Danica Buckley.  The full concert will be performed with instruments on May 14th at an area church.

VML Cultural Series Grande Finale -- Saturday, April 30th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.  "Never Never Land:  Songs from On and Off Broadway."  Cabaret singers Bobbi Carrey and Will McMillan return to Ventress with pianist Doug Hammer.  Sponsored by Pat and Barbara Roche.

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