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The Town of Hingham was founded in 1635 and is located in Plymouth County about 15 miles south of Boston.

The town takes pride in their immaculately preserved antique homes which includes "Old Ordinary" that now houses the Hingham Historical Society Museum.

The Derby Academy which was founded in 1784 is the oldest co-educational school in the country. The town's First Parish Old Ship Church is the oldest church structure in the country and until this day continues to be used as a place of worship.

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A Christmas Carol: The Musical - presented by Hingham Civic Music Theatre
Come enjoy the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge as he encounters the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, who teach Scrooge what is truly valuable. This family favorite will delight you and fill you with Christmas spirit! Please note that all sales are final - no refunds or exchanges.



When: Dec 13, 2014 7 PM to Dec 13, 2014 9 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 20 USD (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19 )
Crossroads Coaches Seminar @ Reebok CrossFit Bare Cove, 31JAN15


The seminar is a one-day intensive program designed to introduce coaches to the intricacies of adapting programming for athletes with varying physical constraints. It is a hands-on workshop where coaches and athletes will have the opportunity to work with adaptive athletes, design their own workout to accommodate an adaptive athlete, and understand adaptation needs through practice.

The program is based on years of experience working with adaptive athletes and learning modifications with them.

Upon completion, participants will better understand movement adjustments needed to maintain an inclusionary environment when adaptive athletes are present. They will feel more comfortable communicating with and coaching adaptive athletes.



When: Jan 31, 2015 8 AM to Jan 31, 2015 4 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08 )
February Vacation Camp: Exploring Farm and Forest


When: Feb 19, 2015 9 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: $90. Nonmember: $115

(Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09 )
February Vacation Camp: Exploring Farm and Forest


When: Feb 17, 2015 9 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: $90. Nonmember: $115

(Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09 )
February Vacation Camp: Exploring Farm and Forest


When: Feb 18, 2015 9 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: $90. Nonmember: $115

(Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09 )
The Nutcracker


When: Dec 14, 2014 6 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18 )
The Nutcracker


When: Dec 13, 2014 6 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18 )
The Nutcracker


When: Dec 14, 2014 1 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13 )
The Nutcracker


When: Dec 13, 2014 1 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13 )
Corks & Forks: An Evening of Bourbon and Rye

Please join us for a very special evening with our guest Jobie Smith from the Sazerac Company. We will be sampling the wonderful libations from E.H. Taylor, Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Caribou Crossing and Sazerac Rye. Ralph will also be serving tastes from his private stash of Pappy 15 year as well as George T. Stagg Bourbons!
Special price $75 per person



When: Dec 10, 2014 6 PM to Dec 10, 2014 8 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18 )
Hingham Continuing Education


When: Oct 1, 2014 12 AM to Dec 15, 2014 12 AMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00 )
A Christmas Carol: The Musical - presented by Hingham Civic Music Theatre
Come enjoy the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge as he encounters the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, who teach Scrooge what is truly valuable. This family favorite will delight you and fill you with Christmas spirit! Please note that all sales are final - no refunds or exchanges.



When: Dec 14, 2014 2 PM to Dec 14, 2014 4 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 20 USD (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14 )
Noise By-Law Committee
Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:00 PM
  • Call meeting to order
  • Review minutes from last meeting
  • Review feedback since Town Meeting
  • Bylaw monitoring – police reporting
  • Next steps

Another other business.


Location: Town Hall

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
Storytime: Go to Sleep, Little Farm
Storytime: Go to Sleep, Little Farm
Storytime
Children's
Nov 28, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Nov 28, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10 )
Snowshoeing Basics
Are you looking for a fun winter sport? Join our experienced REI staff for a class on the basics of snowshoeing. We will focus on the appropriate selection of gear as well as the basics on what you need and where to go to get started. If you ever thought about getting into snowshoeing, this is a great introduction to the sport!

When: Nov 25, 2014 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00 )
Ecosplorations-Winter


When: Jan 7, 2015 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: $50. Nonmember $62

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00 )
Snowflakes-Winter Family Outings


When: Jan 7, 2015 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Member $40.

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00 )
Getting to Know your GoPro -- GoPro Basics
Looking to get a GoPro, or you have one and would like some insight into best practices for the World's Most Versatile Camera? Join our GoPro experts for this class and Get to Know Your GoPro. We will focus on navigating the camera's user interface, understanding the video resolution options, additional video and image capture settings, accessories and mounts to help you use the camera to capture life's most exciting moments. A fully charged GoPro is strongly recommended for this class.

When: Dec 9, 2014 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00 )
Cheese Nights!

Taste and learn with our cheese experts!  Tonight we're featuring Alpine Cheeses, which are great for parties!  Fondue anyone?  Don't forget to Tweet when you taste!  During our tasting tag @WFM_Hingham #WFMCheeseNights and you'll get a chance to win a $50 gift card!



When: Dec 9, 2014 6 PM to Dec 9, 2014 7 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18 )
Educator Holiday Shopping Event
Educator Holiday Shopping Event
Special Event, Educator Event
Education
Dec 06, 2014 9:00 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 6, 2014 9 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 09 )
Storytime: The Night Before New Year's by Natasha Wing
Storytime: The Night Before New Year's by Natasha Wing
Storytime

Dec 31, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 31, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10 )
Storytime: Marcel the Shell: The Most Surprised I've Ever Been by Dean Fleischer-Camp
Storytime: Marcel the Shell: The Most Surprised I've Ever Been by Dean Fleischer-Camp
Storytime

Dec 26, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 26, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10 )
Hingham High Class of 1984 REUNION
Saturday November 29, 2014
7 PM until 11:55 PM

 

Hingham High, Class of '84 Celebrates 30 Years!

Please help us find alumni!

 

Event and ticket information:  www.HHS84.reunionmanager.com

Class information:  www.facebook.com/groups/257580394402519/


Location: Sons Of Italy Hall

When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM to Nov 29, 2014 11:55:00 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )
Storytime: The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett
Storytime: The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett
Storytime

Dec 24, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 24, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10 )
Storytime: How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? by Jane Yolen
Storytime: How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? by Jane Yolen
Storytime

Dec 17, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 17, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10 )
Storytime: Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin
Storytime: Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin
Storytime

Dec 19, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 19, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10 )
Christmas Crafts from Around the World
Ages: 2-10

Join Cultural Care Au Pair during Christmas in the Square for a free, fun-filled event celebrating Christmas traditions around the world. Families can enjoy light refreshments and create ornaments from around the world to take home to put on the family tree.

Please RSVP to save your spot.



When: Dec 6, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10 )
Holiday Classics Storytime
Holiday Classics Storytime
Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event
Children's
Dec 19, 2014 7:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 19, 2014 7 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19 )
Hanukah Storytime Featuring Honeyky Hanukah
Hanukah Storytime Featuring Honeyky Hanukah
Storytime, Special Event, Children's Event
Children's
Dec 17, 2014 4:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Dec 17, 2014 4 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16 )
Storytime: The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Storytime: The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Storytime
Children's
Nov 26, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Nov 26, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10 )
International Christmas Crafts with Cultural Care Au Pair

 

Join us during Christmas in the Square for a FREE, fun-filled event celebrating Christmas traditions around the world with your little explorer!

We will enjoy light refreshments and create ornaments from around the world to take home for your family tree. 

Please RSVP to save your spot.



When: Dec 6, 2014 10 AM to Dec 6, 2014 12 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10 )
Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class


When: Dec 7, 2014 9 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: REI Members: $65; Nonmembers: $85

(Sun, 07 Dec 2014 09 )
Raise the Wreath


When: Dec 7, 2014 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: FREE. Nonmembers: $5.

(Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00 )
All I Want for Christmas


When: Dec 7, 2014 2 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14 )
A Christmas Carol: The Musical - presented by Hingham Civic Music Theatre
Come enjoy the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge as he encounters the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, who teach Scrooge what is truly valuable. This family favorite will delight you and fill you with Christmas spirit! Please note that all sales are final - no refunds or exchanges.



When: Dec 7, 2014 2 PM to Dec 7, 2014 4 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 20 USD (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14 )
Personnel Board
Tuesday November 25, 2014
6:30 PM
  1. 6:30 PM Call to order
  2. 6:31 PM To adjourn to Executive Session (not to return to Open Session) for the purpose of collective bargaining negotiations with the Fire Department – Hingham Permanent Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 2398.

Location: Town Hall

When: Nov 25, 2014 6 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18 )
Hingham Garden Club Holiday House Tour & Boutique
When: Dec 6, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10 )
Private Event
Private Event

When: Nov 27, 2014 12 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00 )
Hingham Public Library Board of Trustees - HR Committee
Tuesday November 25, 2014
1:30 PM until 3:00 PM

Planning for Library Director Interim Coverage


Location: Hingham Public Library - Fearing Meeting Room

When: Nov 25, 2014 1 PM to Nov 25, 2014 3 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13 )
All is Calm, All is Bright
Friday December 12, 2014
8:00 PM until 9:30 PM

~~All is Calm, All is Bright
The Christmas Truce of 1914 in Song and Narrative

  

 

This year, 2014, marks the Centennial of World War I also known as The Great War.
One event, however, was a moment of light and human kindness in an otherwise deadly conflict. It came to be known as The Christmas Truce. The Hingham-based Unicorn Singers and Broad Cove Chorale will present a Christmas concert including readings, poems and music shared by soldiers on the front during WWI. The audience will be invited to join in singing the carols traded back and forth in the darkness that Christmas Eve, in 1914, when all fighting stopped for over 24 hours, and the men on both sides discovered their common humanity.

Dec. 12 at 8 pm at the Lutheran House of Prayer, 916 Main St, in Hingham
Dec. 13 at 8 pm at St. Michael's Church, at 112 Randolph Ave in Milton 
Dec. 14 at 4 pm at First Parish Church, 23 North Main Street in Cohasset

Tickets are $20 and proceeds benefit the Wellspring Multiservice Center. For tickets call Kathy at 781-749-0162.


Location: Lutheran House of Prayer, 916 Main St

When: Dec 12, 2014 8 PM to Dec 12, 2014 9 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20 )
Second Parish Christmas Fair
Friday December 5, 2014
5:00 PM

Second Parish Christmas Fair, First Weekend in December

The Second Parish Christmas and Craft Fair is sure to put you in a holiday mood with the sounds of holiday music, the sights of colorful Christmas plants and decorations, and the smell of fresh-baked cookies.

The Fair opens Friday evening, December 5th from 5 to 8 pm with a wine tasting presented by Main Street Market and Deli, and runs through Saturday, December 6th from 10- 4.  Second Parish is located at 685 Main Street, Hingham.

The Fair features crafts made by local artisans and traditional Christmas fair offerings.

 The crafts range from miniature decoys, pillows, paintings, and pottery to jewelry, baskets, flapdoodle bags, designer cookies, and lots more.  In addition, there will be all-natural hand-decorated wreaths, Christmas decorations, hand-knit and sewn wares, Vermont cheddar cheese, like-new secondhand gifts, books, and of course, the baked goods table.


http://www.secondparish.org
Location: Second Parish, 685 Main Street

When: Dec 5, 2014 5 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17 )
Christmas in the Square
Friday December 5, 2014
5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Christmas in the Square (Friday, December 5th - Sunday, December 7th) is a Hingham holiday tradition for thousands of residents and neighbors all across the South Shore organized by the Hingham Downtown Association (HDA). A cherished event for over 30 years in historic Downtown Hingham for all to enjoy is 100% privately funded by the HDA. Events all weekend long.  Visit from Santa on Dec 5th at approx. 6:30 PM.  Please visit discoverhingham.com or www.facebook.com/downtownhingham for up to date event info.


http://www.facebook.com/DowntownHingham
Location: Downtown Hingham

When: Dec 5, 2014 5 PM to Dec 5, 2014 8 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17 )
Retirement Board
Tuesday November 25, 2014
10:00 AM

PUBLIC HEARING – INCREASING COLA BASE

1.    REVIEW & APPROVE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 28, 2014 BOARD MEETING

2.    APPROVE RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES FOR NOVEMBER 2014              

3.    APPROVE RETIREMENT EXPENSES FOR NOVEMBER 2014

4.   APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

5.   APPLICATIONS FOR RETIREMENT

6.   APPLICATIONS FOR WITHDRAWAL AND/OR TRANSFER OF DEDUCTIONS

7.   APPLICATIONS FOR MAKE-UPS/BUYBACKS

8.   CASH FLOW REPORT

  • Cash Flow Report estimated through November 30, 2014.  
  • Trial Balance for the period ending October 31, 2014 reconciled to the October 2014 Bank Statement. 

9. - 18      NONE

19.   INVESTMENT CONSULTANT REPORT

  • Quarterly Update – 3rd Quarter 2014
  • Participation in Private Equity Vintage Year 2015  

20.   PRIT FUND REPORT

  • Plan Performance through October 31, 2014        

21.   RETIREMENT BOARD OFFICE REPORT

  • Comments on PERAC Education Seminar (if any)

22.   CURRENT ISSUES

23.   UPCOMING EVENTS

24.   PERAC MEMOS

25.   MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE

26.   MATTERS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY MEETING DATE              

27.   QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC REGARDING MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

ADJOURN REGULAR MEETING

NEXT RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014 AT 10:00 A.M.


Location: Town Hall

When: Nov 25, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10 )
Advisory Committee, CPC Sub-Committee
Wednesday December 3, 2014
7:00 PM

7:00 PM     Call to order

7:01 PM     Committee Discussion


Location: Town Hall

When: Dec 3, 2014 7 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19 )
Municipal Light Board
Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:30 AM

1.  Call meeting to order    
       
2.  Approve previous meetings minutes

3.  Supply strategies

4.  Results of ballot question and net metering issue

5.  New building update

6.  Financials   
 
7.  Other business:
    a.    warrant signatures
    b.    correspondence

8.  Executive Session:
    a.    a motion to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing trade secrets, personnel matters and or strategy with respect           to collective bargaining and or litigation so as not to have a detrimental effect on same.
    b.    a motion to end executive session
          
9.     Motion to adjourn


Location: 350 Lincoln Street #110

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07 )
Small Business Saturday
Saturday November 29, 2014
10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Small Business Saturday

Downtown Hingham, November 29th Celebrate Downtown Hingham and all it has to offer!  Join your neighbors in supporting Downtown Hingham and promise to shop small on Small Business Saturday.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hda-shop-small-soiree-for-small-business-saturday-tickets-14401064973

Support our local merchants and restaurants that make up the charming and historic downtown Hingham.  When you support local businesses, you support our town.  Enjoy a complimentary hayride from 11am-2pm.


Location: Downtown Hingham

When: Nov 29, 2014 10 AM to Nov 29, 2014 5 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 10 )
Traffic Committee
Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:00 PM

1.   Call to order

 

2.   Approval of  Minutes of  October 29, 2014

 

3.   Revisit discussion and presentation of subsequent results of the     

      speed/traffic volume Study for High/French/Ward Street intersection

 

4.   Adjourn


Location: Town Hall

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
All I Want for Christmas


When: Dec 6, 2014 1 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13 )
All I Want for Christmas


When: Dec 6, 2014 6 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18 )
International Ballet Academy of Norwell Performs The Nutcracker - Hingham
Ages: 5+

The International Ballet Academy gives a classic performance of The Nutcracker.



When: Dec 6, 2014 12 AM to Dec 7, 2014 12 AMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: $30-35 (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00 )

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