About 2021 Grants

FREE Grant Programs

There are a total of 25 programs available in 2021. Seven were to have occurred in 2020.  They will take place in 2021 either in person or VIRTUALLY. Please check each program as listed below. It will always make sense to check the website prior to making plans to confirm the date, time and location.

How Do They Come About

This series is made possible every year by funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in cooperation with the Lakeville Arts Council.

The Lakeville Arts Council(LAC) announced the award of 18 grants totaling $7096 for cultural programs in Lakeville/Middleboro areas. The grants were awarded from a pool of funds distributed to the LAC by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency that supports public programs and educational activities in the arts, sciences and humanities. You can view information about both 2020 grants that have not yet happened and the new 2021 grants below.

Scheduled Library Programs

Family Trivia

MAD SCIENCE X 2

MAD SCIENCE X 2

You will never think of Trivia the same way after participating in Family Trivia with the Trivia Brothers. They run multiple team challenges during each episode. Not to mention they also have video and audio questions that add an additional  element to the evening. Recommended FUN for the entire family/April 20 @ 6:30 via ZOOM: www.lakevillelibrary.org.


MAD SCIENCE X 2

MAD SCIENCE X 2

MAD SCIENCE X 2

A Mad Science performance is not just about learning science, it is an entertaining performance that includes physics and chemistry. You will explore and be interactive in an educational FUN way.  There will be 2 shows and 2 dates: 

Tuesday, July 13 @ 1PM & Wednesday, August 28 @ 11AM/ They could be held outside or via ZOOM/Check website for specifics as the date approaches www.lakevillelibrary.org.

Tails & Tales

MAD SCIENCE X 2

Readings from Salinger via ZOOM

Stories are powerful and this program will provide children with an opportunity to be storytellers within the context of their daily lives. The host, Jim Manning will use magic, comedy and more to demonstrate the importance of story telling.                       Thursday, August 12 6:30PM/ it could be held outside or via ZOOM/Check website for specifics as the date approaches  

www.lakevillelibrary.org.

Readings from Salinger via ZOOM

Learn the UKULELE

Readings from Salinger via ZOOM

A  LIVE Zoom reading of 3 short stories by J.D. Salinger followed by a participant discussion of the work. Mary Jo Maichack brings deep experience of these stories that she has explored for years.

VIRTUAL: 3 evenings(May 10, 17, 24)    6:30-8PM/for teens & adults/CHECK WEBSITE for the titles of readings

www.lakevillelibrary.org.

Learn the UKULELE

Learn the UKULELE

Learn the UKULELE

Julie Stepanek will show you the fundamentals of Ukulele playing. In this workshop for ADULTS only the attendees will learn how to tune, strum and read chords. Sign up will be required ahead of time for the 25 spots available. This will occur sometime in Fall 2021.

 Visit www.lakevillelibrary.org for more info           

Art for The Mind

Learn the UKULELE

Learn the UKULELE

Art For Your Mind is an engaging, educational, art observation experience designed to broaden the minds of its participants. For all ages- artists and non-artists alike. Check the Library website for a date and time

 www.lakevillelibrary.org 

2021 Festival Program at the Library

Henry The Juggler at the 2021 Festival

Henry The Juggler at the 2021 Festival

A professional magician, balloon sculptor and flea circus ring master, Ed Popielarczyk will join the festivities of the day to show us his talents as a balloon sculptor. Join us at the 16th annual Lakeville Arts & Music Festival to be amazed. Ed will be inside the Lakeville Public Library/11am-2pm.

Henry The Juggler at the 2021 Festival

Henry The Juggler at the 2021 Festival

Henry The Juggler at the 2021 Festival

A zany attempt to defy the laws of gravity is what Henry the Juggler will attempt to entertain visitors at the 2021 annual Lakeville Arts & Music Festival. Audience participation is welcomed and encouraged.              His location and  performance time will follow.

Trevor The Games Man at the Arts & Music Festival

Trevor The Games Man at the Arts & Music Festival

Trevor The Games Man at the Arts & Music Festival

October 2, 2021- A professional stilt walker Trevor "The Games" Man will surprise visitors with his amazing height and personality at the 16th Lakeville Arts & Music Festival. You can see and talk to Trevor in 2021 at the Festival! Times of his visit will follow.

Barbershop Chorus at the 2021 Festival

Trevor The Games Man at the Arts & Music Festival

Trevor The Games Man at the Arts & Music Festival

NoteAble Blend, a non-profit women's barbershop chorus will entertain visitors at the 2021 annual Lakeville Arts & Music Festival with an acappella staple music in 4 part harmony. Audience participation is welcomed and encouraged.                                                Details of times will follow.

More Grant Programs

Mythbusting Lizzie Borden

Hip Hop Dance Exercise/Seniors

Mythbusting Lizzie Borden

The famous murders of the parents of Lizzie Borden have long been discussed by many people. Join the Lakeville Historical Society &  Dr. Stefani Korrey for her point of view based on her extensive research.  Wednesday evening, October 27 at the Lakeville Senior Center/ Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224

Small Planet Dancers

Hip Hop Dance Exercise/Seniors

Mythbusting Lizzie Borden

This program to take place at the Lakeville Senior Center will offer pre-recorded dance routines interspersed with vocal performances, historical readings and interviews with dance troupe members. Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224

Hip Hop Dance Exercise/Seniors

Hip Hop Dance Exercise/Seniors

Hip Hop Dance Exercise/Seniors

This sill be a Hip Hop Dance Chair Exercise for Seniors. The program will travel through time on the "Soul Train" and the chair dance to clean cut hip hop and R&B songs.  After an hour of exercise you will feel more limber and loose.

Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224

Even More Grant Programs

Jump'in Juba Blues

Chains, Cheeseburgers & Rock'n Roll

Chamber Music For Seniors

This will be a 90 minute concert to be held at the Lakeville Senior Center by the Jump'in Juba Blues Band. This will be a performance of fun, upbeat R&B based music. Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224

Chamber Music For Seniors

Chains, Cheeseburgers & Rock'n Roll

Chamber Music For Seniors

The Tri-County Symphonic Band will offer a free outdoor chamber music concert for the seniors at the Lakeville Senior Center. The program will consist of small ensemble of 4-5 musicians. Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224

Chains, Cheeseburgers & Rock'n Roll

Chains, Cheeseburgers & Rock'n Roll

Chains, Cheeseburgers & Rock'n Roll

This program will take place at the Freetown-Lakeville Middle School sometime in the Fall. It will be fun, funny, and inspiring talk which includes a super fast-paced slideshow to demonstrate to kids that anything in life is possible with enough determination and hard work. This will be presented by Dr. "The Machine" Jesse Green.

Other Grant Programs

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

Soule Homestead will be offering Concerts between May and September in 2021. The costs for attendees will be $15/pp for adults- $5/per child over the age of 3. For information and details of the performers, dates and times please check out: director@soulehomestead.org

Mayflower Camerata/Beethoven

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

May or Sept 2021 (dates and times to come): A celebration of 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birthday performances will take place at  Sts. Martha & Mary Church and Central Congregational Church. Details: J.Fred.Thornton@comcast.net 

Feb 2021: Slice of Life News Works

OutDoor Concert Series May thru September

Feb 2021: Slice of Life News Works

September 9, 10 &12, 2021: The Slice of Life Works is a performance of NEW 10 minute plays by MA and RI playwrights. These will take place at 133 Center Street, Middleboro and will be  put on by Theatre One Productions. Details: pegholzemer@yahoo.com

Harvest Fair & Joe Davies Festival

Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

Feb 2021: Slice of Life News Works

September 2021: at Soule Homestead Educational Center, the 29th annual celebration of music and more . Information: director@soulehomestead.org


Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

Nov 5 & 7,  2021 (dates and times to come): A Baroque Christmas of music from Europe between 1675 & 1750 and the performances will take place at  Sts. Martha & Mary Church and Central Congregational Church. Details: J.Fred.Thornton@comcast.net            

Herb & Native Wildflower Garden

Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

Mayflower Camerata A Baroque Christmas

The Berkley Historical Commission will be creating a 12' x 24' Herb & Native Wildflower Garden at the St. Yves field in Myricks. It will begin in April or May and be completed by October 15, 2021. Stop by to watch the progress or see the final project.  For information : margecris@comcast.net