There are a total of 22 programs available in 2023. 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.
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 22 grants totaling $7700 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 the new 2023 Grants below.
This Program is a hands-on STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) engaging program, fun for children and families. The activities will spark creativity, encourage independent thinking and problem-solving skills while building confidence and self-esteem there will be three activities during the program. The children will also receive a free pass to visit the children's Museum of Easton at a later date. A June date @ Time to Follow OR Check the website for specifics as the date approaches: www.lakevillelibrary.org.
This exciting special event examines the various forms of energy we encounter on a daily basis. From sound, heat, electricity, and more, the audience will be in energized. Watch the mad scientist mix up a batch of exothermic elephant toothpaste!
Tuesday, April 18 @ Time To Follow OR Check the website for specifics as the date approaches: www.lakevillelibrary.org.
This is a 50 minute program that will hold the attention of four year olds and up. Robb uses a lot of audience participation and his quick wit will have everyone laughing out loud. There will be 15 different tricks from the hilarious soda bottle of doom to the underwear cannon the show is a crowdpleaser.
Tuesday, February 21 @ 1PM Check website for specifics as the date approaches:
This is an interactive, family friendly comedy juggling show. Bryson uses ball spinning, flying sombreros, giant bouncing rings, object manipulation, original comedy and audience participation for a unique and visual entertainment experience.
tentatively, Wednesday, June 21 @ 11AM Check the website for specifics & confirmation as the date approaches: www.lakevillelibrary.org.
The dynamic group is great with kids, but Bestmade parents or caregivers are having fun with the little ones. This will be very active, encouraging kids and parents to sing and dance along with the band is they entertain with a unique combination of original songs, masterful show puppetry, storytelling and just plain all good fun.
Monday, August 14 @ 6PM
Be sure to check the website for additional details www.lakevillelibrary.org.
The Highway men, songs and stories is a 60 minute performance that blends songs by the artist in stories about the upbringing in careers. This focuses on the 80s country supergroup the highway men which consisted of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Khris Khristofferson.
For all ages- artists & non-artists alike. Check the Library website for the specific date and time
as SPRING approaches.
September 30, 2023: Dressed head to toe in vivid red and yellow wearing his signature Cat in the Hat hat and extra, extra long striped pants Trevor adds a lot of color and a festive touch to the Lakeville Latin music festival
ALL DAY 10-4!!
September 30, 2023: This will be in a performance of a cappella style music in 4 part harmony. Audience participation is always welcomed and encouraged!
TIME TO COME!!
Massachusetts' Art Revealed is an engaging, educational, art observation experience designed to brighten the minds of its participants. It will be one hour of active observation. From Pilgrims to modern skylines, Massachusetts' people, events, architecture, industries and land forms are represented by artists in surprising ways. Participa
Massachusetts' Art Revealed is an engaging, educational, art observation experience designed to brighten the minds of its participants. It will be one hour of active observation. From Pilgrims to modern skylines, Massachusetts' people, events, architecture, industries and land forms are represented by artists in surprising ways. Participants will experience some well-known history as well as lesser-known events and places through the eyes of the artist.
Summer 2023 @ To come
Check the Library website for the specific date and time
as Summer approaches.
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NoteAble Blend is an energetics woman's a cappella barbershop chorus that she has a passion for singing, I support a friendship, I love for teaching and promoting the art of barbershop music, and a desire to contribute to the local artistic community through musical expression. They will provide a concert of holiday musical selections. Winter 2023. Check the website for specifics as the Winter approaches: www.lakevillelibrary.org.
September 30, 2023: Ed will be stationed by the library between 10 AM and 3 PM during the festival he will be able to make many balloon creations for the many festival visitors. He hand sculpts masterpieces out of balloons. It is something to behold.
September 30, 2023: Using GIANT bubble wands, Mr. Vinny designed and created himself, Mr. Vinny will travel around the Festival grounds gathering an audience wherever he goes! He will inspire laughter and joy with all our guests. Be sure to join us to be mesmerized by bubbles.
TIME TO COME!!
1908 is an interactive presentation featuring Mrs. Gordon, a middle-class wife from 1905, who has invited the audience to her afternoon tea. She chats with the audience about all things 1908 including the first Mother's Day celebration, corestry, fashion, moving picture shows, shopping in Boston, motorcars and more. Audience participation is encouraged.
Tuesday, May 9 @ 11:30am
at the Lakeville Senior Center
It is widely known that the presence of animals has a multitude of benefits for both seniors in children. For this program approximately 20 babies will be brought to a show a group participation this includes bunnies, chicks or ducklings, a diaper baby goat or lamb, little potbelly pig, kittens and puppies. Our babies will bring both comfort and affection to the participants.
April: Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224
HollyBriar Bagpipers will perform at for a St. Patrick's Day luncheon inside the Loon Pond Lodge at Ted Williams Camp. Seniors of the Lakeville community 60 years and older are encouraged to participate. There will be a $10 PP cost for to cover food. March 14 @ noon.
Sign up IS required.
Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224
This FREE class January 12 @ 1PM. The class will run 1.5 hours in the great room of the Lakeville COA. Registration is required. A 3–D felted bird will be made by everyone. There will be hands-on demonstration and a video to help individuals in the class. All materials are provided. Our seniors will leave that day with the finished product in hand.
Contact the Senior Center for additional information : 508-947-7224
The Tri-County Symphonic Band will be providing free upbeat, festive music and related trivia to celebrate July 4th on June 27 @ noon for the seniors with free OCES boxed lunch supplied! The program will consist of small ensemble of a 5 piece band to start playing at 12:30. (indoor or outdoor TBD)
Contact the Senior Center for additional information: 508-947-7224
Bela will play his jazz guitar, and perform his brand of finest jazz guitar for a Thanksgiving luncheon event at Loon Pond Lodge @ noon for the Seniors' dining and listening pleasure. His unique jazz style incorporates the classic elements of 40s big band in 50s bebop with a markedly contemporary sensibility. Be sure to enjoy the holiday with Bela.
November 21, 2023: Contact the Senior Center for additional information : 508-947-7224.
Soule Homestead will be offering Concerts between May and September in 2023. 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 contact: email@example.com
Fall 2023 (dates and times to come): Two symphonies by Frank Schubert. His "Unfinished Symphony (No.8 in B Minor and No. 7 in E Major. They will take place at Sts. Martha & Mary Church, Lakeville and Central Congregational Church, Middleborough. For Dates, Times & Details: J.Fred.Thornton@comcast.net
This program takes a closer look at native – made are objects – masks, ceremonial and functional items with a focus on the natural resources used to create them. The Lakeville area is rich in Native American history and this program should increase knowledge in the area of Native made art objects on April 26, 2023 at the COA, 1 Dear Crossing. For additional information contact The Lakeville Historical Society at 508-946-8803.
An open call is put out to all Massachusetts Playwrights to submit their new 10 minute play to Theater One Productions annual Slice of Life New Works Festival. A committee from Theater One reads each play submitted and the 10 top plays are selected by that committee to be performed before a live audience. That audience on March 12, 2023 will view the play at the Middleboro VFW votes for the winning play for the 2023 festival.
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