Coming up: Art show in Scituate, croquet in Marshfield, season begins for Plymouth orchestra

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Quincy High grad awarded music scholarship

WEYMOUTH – Iain Gillespie, a graduate of Quincy High School, is the second recipient of the Mary L. Quinton Scholarship award. The scholarship is given to a high school graduate who has shown dedication and commitment to music and to the Southeastern Philharmonic Orchestra. Gillespie played for the orchestra as a guest student musician beginning in the fall of 2014 and became a full member in the fall of 2019. Gillespie graduated from Quincy High School in June 2022 and is continuing his education at the University of Massachusetts Honors College this fall. The award is in memory of Quinton, former president and violinist of the orchestra.

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Scituate art show displayed at library through Aug. 15

SCITUATE – The Scituate Arts Association's Members Show is on display through Monday, Aug. 15, at the Scituate Library Gallery, 85 Branch St. Five artworks have received awards and will be on display from Aug. 17 through Sept. 11 at the Front Street Gallery, 124 Front St. The award-winning works include Eileen Casey's first-place pastel, "Reflections on Lily Pond," and Mary LoPiccolo's second-place winner, "Cyclamen Dance." Three honorable mentions will also be hanging in the gallery: Paul Carley's "Tending the Garden," Amanda Rebelo's "Lucky Finn" and Marie Wilkes' "Satuit Brook." For more information on the Scituate Arts Association, visit scituateartsassociation.com.

Ruth Nicolaci sends her ball toward the wicket during a game of croquet at the historic Bowling Greens at Hazelwood Park in the south end of New Bedford.  The original bowling greens were constructed in 1919 by local mill owners who were originally from Manchester, England.
Ruth Nicolaci sends her ball toward the wicket during a game of croquet at the historic Bowling Greens at Hazelwood Park in the south end of New Bedford. The original bowling greens were constructed in 1919 by local mill owners who were originally from Manchester, England.

Croquet games to benefit South Shore Health pediatrics

MARSHFIELD – The Friends of South Shore Health's "Ultimate Lawn Party: The 2022 Croquet Classic" will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Daniel Webster Estate, 283 Webster St., Marshfield. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. on the day of the event. Tickets are $100 per person and include a spot on the croquet team, food, drinks and lawn games on the grounds. Raffles will be available. All proceeds will benefit pediatric programs at South Shore Health. For tickets and more information, visit southshorehealth.org/croquet or call 781-624-8520.

Steven Karidoyanes is the Plymouth Philharmonic music director and conductor.
Steven Karidoyanes is the Plymouth Philharmonic music director and conductor.

Plymouth orchestra's season to start Sept. 24 with 'American Favorites'

PLYMOUTH –  The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra's 107th season  will open with a show titled "American Favorites" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court St. The show will begin with "Colonial Dance" by Florence Price, who was the first African American woman to have her music played by a major symphony orchestra. Pianist David Freeman Coleman will join the orchestra to perform George Gershwin's jazz concerto "Rhapsody in Blue." The opening show will also feature composer Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Symphony No. 2." For tickets and more information, visit plymouthphil.org or call 508-746-8008.

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This article originally appeared on The Patriot Ledger: Coming up: Croquet in Marshfield, new season for Plymouth orchestra