It’s happening in Canton, Holbrook, Randolph & Stoughton

Randolph group to screen film on racial inequality in prison

Our Revolution, Randolph chapter, will show the film, “13th,” at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Turner Free Library, Randolph. The documentary film by Ava DuVernay examines race, justice, and mass incarceration in our country while outlining its history of racial inequality. The name refers to the 13th Amendment: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Light refreshments will be served. Our Revolution is a national organization which grew out of the Bernie Sanders campaign. For information on ORMA Randolph or this event, email ormarandolph@gmail.com.

Blood drive planned in Randolph
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 and Randolph High School, 70 Memorial Parkway, Randolph. To make an appointment to donate blood, downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767.

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‘Oldies but Goodies’ dance set for Canton

The annual “Oldies but Goodies” Spring Dinner Dance will be held from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at the American Legion Hall in Canton. A hot supper buffet will be offered from 7-8 p.m., followed by dancing to doo wop and rock & roll music from the 1950s and 60s. There will be a cash bar. For tickets, at $12 sold only in advance because of hall capacity, contact Anthony or Kim at 617-642-1683 or mcnaa@aol.com, or visit www.oldiesdances.weebly.com.

Improv troupe to hold another real story event in Randolph

True Story Theater, which features audience members telling their own stories and the improve troupe then acting them out, will hold a workshop from 1-2:45 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the t Randolph Intergenerational Community Center. The 24-member troupe, based in Arlington, is rooted to what is known at Playback Theater, founded in 1971 by Jonathan Fox and his wife, Jo Salas. Audience members talk about something in their lives and the actors reflect back to them what they heard. The program is supported in part by a grant from the Randolph Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For information: https://truestorytheater.com/events/randolph/.

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Canton Historical Society seeks yard sale donations

The Canton Historical Society will hold a large yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17 at the American Legion Hall. The group is looking for donations to be brought to 6 Pleasant Garden Rd., in front of the garage.. Do not donate clothing or very large items.

Stoughton artist, musicians work to see, hear

The West Fine Arts Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 1 at the West Elementary School, 1322 Central St., Stoughton.
See the displays of the artists and listen to the music of the students from a year of work and learning.

Hadassah Sharon-Stoughton will welcome Atlantic City comedian Linda Belt to the stage for its 2018 Donor Dinner the evening of May 2 at Raffael’s, 1601 Main St., Walpole. Belt has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada at comedy festivals was has been featured on the Royal Caribbean cruise line. The minimum donation for the evening is $85. Funds raised from this Comedy Night are dedicated to help Hadassah and its medical advances in MS, ALS, heart disease, stem cell therapy, breast cancer and other diseases. The deadline to RSVP is April 24. For questions or information, email hadassahssma@gmail.com; to register online, visit http://hadassah.org/events/donor2018.

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