What's Happening? Local Events in Taunton: June 2021

June 2021
What's Happening? Local Events in Taunton

All through the month of June, we will showcase local events here.

Check back regularly to find out what is happening in Taunton!


Tuesday, June 1: Passport to History begins today: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/passport-to-history-2021-begins/

Tuesday, June 1: Special Exhibit on View: Portuguese Heritage Around the World, 10:00am-4:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/special-exhibit-on-view-portuguese-heritage-around-the-world/

Tuesday, June 1: M is for Museum Story Time, 10:30am-11:00am, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/m-is-for-museum-story-time-5/


Wednesday, June 2: Special Exhibit on View: Portuguese Heritage Around the World, 10:00am-4:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/special-exhibit-on-view-portuguese-heritage-around-the-world/


Thursday, June 3: Special Exhibit on View: Portuguese Heritage Around the World, 10:00am-4:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/special-exhibit-on-view-portuguese-heritage-around-the-world/

Thursday, June 3: Family Story Time, 11:00am, Taunton Public Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 3: Council on Aging Craft Project, 1:00pm, Hopewell Park: Registration Required: 508-821-1425

Thursday, June 3: A Curious Collection, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: 

Thursday, June 3: Music in the Plaza: Jesse & Chris of Back Rhodes, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza: https://www.facebook.com/events/573554153611810/


Friday, June 4: Special Exhibit on View: Portuguese Heritage Around the World, 10:00am-4:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/special-exhibit-on-view-portuguese-heritage-around-the-world/

Friday, June 4: Virtual Visit to Plainville Historical Commission, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/plainville/

Friday, June 4: District Comedy Series: Corey Rodrigues and Dan Boulger , 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/district-comedy-series-returns/


Saturday, June 5: Oil Painting Workshop with Bill McLane, 9:00am-3:00pm, Taunton Arts Association, call Dianne Burns to register (508-336-9933): http://www.tauntonarts.org/workshops.html

Saturday, June 5: Photo Scanning Day, 10:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum:   https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/photo-scanning-day-5/

Saturday, June 5: Summer Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, June 5: Rotary Club Family Fun Day, 11:00am-3:00pm, Camp Riverside: https://www.facebook.com/events/1131202047395649

Saturday, June 5: Portuguese Flag Raising by Taunton Day of Portugal, Inc., 2:00pm, Taunton City Hall: https://www.facebook.com/events/176378167733228

Saturday, June 5: Theater in the Plaza: Summer Kickoff, 6:30pm, Liberty & Union Park: https://www.facebook.com/events/4200742123315845/

Saturday, June 5: Completely Unchained: The Ultimate Van Halen Tribute, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/completely-unchained-the-ultimate-van-halen-tribute-2/


Monday, June 7: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, June 8: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum:  https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-24/ 


Wednesday, June 9: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-25/


Thursday, June 10: Gyotaku Workshop (Japanese Fish Printmaking), 10:00am-12:30pm, Taunton Arts Association, call Dianne Burns to register (508-336-9933): http://www.tauntonarts.org/workshops.html

Thursday, June 10: Family Story Time, 11:00am, Taunton Public Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 10: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-26/

Thursday, June 10: A Curious Collection Gallery Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery

Thursday, June 10: Music in the Plaza: Peter McGlynn, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza:   https://www.facebook.com/events/320460129542015/


Friday, June 11: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-27/

Friday, June 11: A Curious Collection Gallery Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery

Friday, June 11: Composition in Photography & Art, 6:00pm-9:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/events.html

Friday, June 11: Head Games—The Foreigner Tribute Classic Rock Show, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/head-games-the-foreigner-tribute-classic-rock-show/


Saturday, June 12: Summer Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, June 12: Tribute to Veterans, 11:00am-4:00pm, Church Green/City Hall/Liberty & Union Plaza: https://www.facebook.com/events/915019305739473/

Saturday, June 12: OCHM Book Group, 11:00am-12:00pm, Via Zoom: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-book-group/

Saturday, June 12: Taunton Opens Doors to Recovery Community Event, 11:00am-2:00pm, Baptist Church of All Nations, for more information, call Marica Richardson: 508-822-3454: https://www.facebook.com/events/176378167733228

Saturday, June 12: Crafternoons, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/ochm-crafternoons-28/

Saturday, June 12: A Curious Collection Gallery Exhibit, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery


Monday, June 14: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Tuesday, June 15: Council on Aging Ice Cream Social, 1:00pm, Hopewell Park: Registration Required: 508-821-1425


Thursday, June 17: Family Story Time, 11:00am, Taunton Public Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 17: Beer with Bronson, 5:15pm-6:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/beer-with-bronson-2/

Thursday, June 17: Music in the Plaza: Unlikely Strummers, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza: https://www.facebook.com/events/935313020616392


Friday, June 18: Michael Dutra & The Strictly Sinatra Band, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/the-holidays-with-michael-dutra-the-strictly-sinatra-band/


Saturday, June 19: Summer Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, June 19: Liberty & Union Downtown Walking Tour, 11:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/guided-liberty-and-union-downtown-walking-tour/

Saturday, June 19: Arts & Humanity, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Old Colony History Museum Via Zoom: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/arts-humanity/

Saturday, June 19: LoVeSeXy—Tribute to the Music of Prince, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/dean-ford-the-beautiful-ones-a-prince-tribute/


Monday, June 21: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Thursday, June 24: Family Story Time, 11:00am, Taunton Public Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 24: Music in the Plaza: Divine Sweater, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Liberty & Union Plaza

Thursday, June 24: A Taste of Old Colony History, 6:30pm-8:00pm: Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/a-taste-of-old-colony-history-6/


Friday, June 25: Earth Wind & Fire Tribute and Funk Side Up, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/earth-wind-fire-tribute-band/2021-06-25/

Friday, June 25: Movie in the Plaza: Grease, Liberty & Union Plaza: 


Saturday, June 26, Taunton Diversity Network's Cultural Fair, Weir Riverfront Park, for more information email: tauntondiversitynetwork@gmail.com

Saturday, June 26: Summer Art Class, 10:00am-12:00pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Saturday, June 26: Cemetery Tour: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 11:00am-12:00pm, Old Colony History Museum: https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/event/cemetery-tour-2/

Saturday, June 26: Fun with Spray Paint: Community Art Class for Teens, 1pm-3pm, Trescott Street Gallery: https://www.trescottstreetgallery.org/events.html

Saturday, June 26: Earth Wind & Fire Tribute and Funk Side Up, 8:00pm-11:00pm, District Center for the Arts: https://districtartcenter.com/event/earth-wind-fire-tribute-band/2021-06-26/


Monday, June 28: Walking Group, 1 Mile Walk, 9:00am, Council on Aging: call 508-821-1425 to register


Credit to Evan Francis for Photo of Taunton