Living

The porch out front being left behind

SMITHFIELD – As expansive decks, elaborate outdoor kitchens and “she sheds” have pushed their way to the top of homeowners’ priority list, front porches, in many ways, are being left behind – or... more

Tour Lincoln’s one-room schoolhouse and Quaker meetinghouse Saturday

LINCOLN – Two of Great Road’s historic sites will open their doors on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to noon including the newly restored Pullen’s Corner Schoolhouse and Saylesville Friends... more

Hearthside free open house, Chase Park celebration Sunday

LINCOLN – On Sunday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the community is invited to enjoy summertime fun and culture at the Hearthside House Museum, 677 Great Road, with an Open House of exhibits,... more

Tickets on sale for American Girl Doll Garden Party

LINCOLN – Tickets are now available for the upcoming American Girl Doll Garden Party on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Hearthside House, 677 Great Road. Two seatings are offered for the afternoon event:... more

Electric Youth to perform free summer concerts

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Electric Youth will perform a concert on Thursday, July 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Norfolk Town Hill and another on Wednesday, July 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Franklin Town... more

Black Box ‘Jazz 
in July’ series 
opens Friday

FRANKLIN, Mass. – The Black Box, 15 West Central St., is hosting its third annual Summer Concert Series, “Jazz in July,” featuring Steven Kirby’s “Illuminations” Project on Friday, July 20, followed... more

Massachusetts Audubon sanctuary hosting Wildlife Myths, hikes, family nights this month

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The Massachusetts Audubon’s Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary is offering a number of events in July. On Thursday, July 26, the Sanctuary, 1417 Park St., will host Wildlife Myths from 6... more