Events

UPCOMING:

History on Hops: Screening “Glory” (1989)
Friday, January 18, 7 PM
Medford Historical Society & Museum
Join us for a screening of the Civil War-era film, Glory (1989), based on the life and personal letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863). It features the struggles and training, and service of first Black Regiment in the Union Army, called the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. Starring Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington. Donations requested at the door as admission to the event, all donations go to support MHSM. Refreshments provided by Medford Brewing Company and MHSM at no additional charge.  Ages 21+
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Poetry on Hops
Friday, February 8, 7 PM
Medford Historical Society & Museum
Sponsored and curated by Poet and Medford Brewing Company Co-founder Max Heinegg. Enjoy an evening of poetry while sampling the newest beers from Medford Brewing Company. Donations requested at the door as admission, all donations go to support MHSM. Refreshments provided by Medford Brewery and MHSM at no additional charge.  Ages 21+
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TRIVIA NIGHT Fundraiser
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 7:00 PM
Medford Public Library, 111 High Street

(doors open at 6:15 PM)
For the fourth year in a row, enjoy a lively and sometimes hilarious Trivia Night. This is a great way to support the programs of two Medford organizations—MHSM and Friends of the Medford Library.  Light appetizers provided with $20.00 admission price; soft drinks, beer and wine sold at the Circulation Desk. Raffle tickets for unique prizes are 3 for $5 and 10 for $15. Tickets at the door or sold in advance at the Library beginning March 1.  Ages 21+

Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist Series
Exhibit: “Gathering up the Fragments” through March 31, 2019

Learn how Lydia Maria Child, a Medford-born daughter of a baker, became one of the most important writers and activists in nineteenth-century America. Special focus is given to her portraits and personal items. 

Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist are funded in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local commission that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Medford.

Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist is also funded by the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund.

 

 

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