Coming up: Marking MLK Day in Scituate, music and art abound in Quincy

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QUINCY — The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America recently announced an educational grant of $2,000 for Point Webster Middle School students in science, technology, engineering and math programs. The funding will support STEM activities for students in grades 5-8.

It was back to school for students at Quincy's Point Webster Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.
It was back to school for students at Quincy's Point Webster Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.

WEYMOUTH — The Norfolk County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is collecting items on a wish list for active duty military at drop-off locations across the county, including the Weymouth Veterans Service Office at 182 Green St. Items that can be donated include toiletry items, snack foods, current magazines, travel games and homemade items, like letters. For more information, call 781-234-3445.

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QUINCY — The QArts Gallery is showing a new exhibit of two oil painters through Feb. 2 at the gallery, 1229 Hancock St. The artists, Deb Putnam of South Boston and Kris Kreitman of Quincy, are longtime members of the Quincy Art Association. For more information, visit quincyartma.org.

SCITUATE — An inaugural Rev. Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 at the Scituate Center for the Performing Arts, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Highway. The memorial will include musical performances and recitations of King's speeches, and masks are required. For more information, email mduggan516@gmail.com.

Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the day he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington.
Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the day he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington.

QUINCY — Listen to an afternoon concert by pianist Roman Rudnytsky at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 23 at the Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St. Rudnytsky graduated from the Julliard School and has performed in 100 countries. For more information, visit thomascranelibrary.org.

QUINCY — Learn about elder financial abuse with a representative from Tufts Medical Center's Injury Prevention Program at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25 via Zoom. The session's guests will be Maryann Blatsos from Thrive FinCare Solutions, and the program will be recorded and published on YouTube. For more information visit thomascranelibrary.org.

PEMBROKE — Children ages 5-8 can join story time at the Pembroke Public Library, which will be followed by a snowman craft session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at the library, 142 Center St., Pembroke. Every child receives the same materials and will be challenged to create the "biggest snowman." Registration is required, and for more information, call 781-293-6771.

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