A Look Ahead: Sharon's Town Election, and School Theater
Looking for something to do in Sharon this week? Here are some ideas.
Every Sunday, Sharon Patch will highlight some of the events happening during the coming week. So if you're looking for something fun or interesting to do, or a cause to support, you'll find some ideas right here.
- The annual town election runs from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sharon High School gym. Learn about the candidates on Sharon Patch's topic page
- The Friends of the Sharon Public Library will hold a used book sale from Thursday to Sunday. The hours are: May 17, only Sharon residents who are members -- children from 2 to 5 p.m. and adults from 5:15 to 8 p.m.; May 18, 4 to 8 p.m.; May 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 20, bag day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- The Sharon Special Education Parent Advisory Council will elect its officers and organize for the 2012-13 school year at 7 p.m. at the Sharon Middle School.
- Phyllis Goldstein, senior associate at Facing History and Ourselves, will discuss her new book, "A Convenient Hatred: The History of Anti-Semitism, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Israel. Admission is $5. RSVPs are required by May 14 to Temple Israel, at 781-784-3986.
- The Sharon High School Small Ensembles Concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.
- The Sharon Middle School Griffin Players present "The Travelers" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, in the school auditorium.
- The First Congregational Church of Sharon holds a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables are $15 each, with table sales going to support the church's efforts to build an ark for Heifer International, at www.heifer.org. There will be face painting, a bake sale, 20-plus tables of arts and crafts, and household items.
- The Sharon Garden Club Plant Sale will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Sharon Community Center. The plants and shrubs available will be locally grown and dug from Sharon Garden Club members' gardens.
- The Sharon High School Theatre Company presents "Seussical: the Musical Jr." at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $8.
- The Sharon High School Chapter of Amnesty International presents "Jamnesty," featuring clubs from Sharon High School, student and faculty musical groups, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Lake Massapoag.
- The Sharon Lions Club holds a White Cane Day in Sharon Center starting at 9 a.m.
- The Sharon Historical Society holds an outdoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sharon resident and Sharon Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman John J. Lee will speak at a Sunday breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon at Temple Israel. The temple's Brotherhood is sponsoring the event. Admission is $8 per person, or $12 at door, and includes breakfast. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/TIBMay20.
- The Sharon Friends of Conservation will walk on part of the Massapoag Trail at 2 p.m. The one-mile round trip is easy-moderate level. Participants should park at Mann's Pond on Billings Street.
- Le Petit Prince Ecole Montessori Internationale holds an information session from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sharon Community Center.