Community Read & Discussion Series: The Night Watchman

Virtual via Zoom

Our upcoming community read and virtual discussion will discuss the New York Times best-selling novel The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich, based on the extraordinary life of the author’s grandfather, a Native leader who waged a real-life struggle for his tribe’s survival. The novel’s memorable characters crafted through the author’s compassion, wit, and intelligence are forced to grapple with the worst and best impulses of human nature.

Candidates Forum on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Live Stream on Facebook or visit this page the night of the event

Ahead of the town election on May 22, HUC will host an evening of Q&A with town government candidates to hear their views and perspectives on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Drive “Up” Showing of 42 – Talbots HQ Parking Lot

Talbots Headquarters, Parking Lot A 1 Talbot StreetHingham,

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford).

Community Book Read and Discussion: How to Be an Antiracist

Virtual via Zoom

All are welcome to join us as we continue our book club series alternating between nonfiction and fiction titles. Our upcoming community read and virtual discussion will discuss How to Be An Anti-racist. Author Ibram X. Kendi takes readers through his own journey to become an antiracist—a person who believes that all racial groups are equal and supports policies that reduce inequity. Part "how-to" and part memoir, Kendi's book is accessible and enlightening. Please join us. Registration is required to ensure adequate moderators for breakout rooms. Register

Juneteenth Celebration

Hingham Bathing Beach

All are welcome to celebrate in community with friends and family at the Hingham Bathing Beach (near the gazebo). Enjoy poetry written & read by local resident David Janey, a box meal from Soleil, a Black-owned restaurant in Boston's Nubian Square (advance orders only), music & more!

Virtual Open House: Beal Street Adolescent Group Home

Virtual via Zoom

June is a BUSY BUSY month! We want to make sure these community members get the attention and audience they deserve so we are moving this event out to later in the year and anticipate it being in person instead. Stay tuned for details!

Let’s Talk Housing 4.0: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions

Virtual via Zoom

Come join NeighborWorks Housing Solutions CEO Rob Corley and staff to learn what resources are available in our region and a presentation on Supporting Neighborhood Opportunity in Massachusetts (SNOMass), a new program designed to provide families with the tools to provide their children to a path to greater opportunity.

Beal Street Community Beautification Project

Beal Street Residential Home

This community service project aims to beautify the home's outdoor space to create a more welcoming atmosphere for the youth residents to hang out in. We will be doing some light landscaping, including weeding, mulching some flower beds, planting flowers, and improving the backyard patio area.

Book Discussion: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Virtual

Please join our next virtual gathering to discuss The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (a #1 New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick). The novel follows twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. How can fiction aid our understanding of race issues (past and present)? What can we learn about colorism from this book? What is the significance of the title?

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Hingham Farmer's Market 95 Station Street, Hingham, MA

Come celebrate HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH featuring the Hingham Folkloric Dance Academny performing traditional Mexican folkloric dance at the Hingham Farmer's Market! Dancing, music and celebrating!

Let’s Talk Housing 5.0: Tiny Houses

Virtual via Zoom

Come learn more about "tiny houses," the fifth installment of the HUC's "Let's Talk Housing" series, with Hingham's Jennifer Cheu.

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