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The Town of Kingston was founded in 1762 and is located in Plymouth County about 35 miles from Boston.

Those who visit should stop at the Major John Bradford House which was built in 1714 as well as the Kingston Public Library which contains over 58000 volumes. Also shop at the Independence Mall. The mall has 100 stores to meet your every shopping need!

Residents say Kingston is the ultimate place to start or raise a family!

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American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 12, 2014 12 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12 )
Dave Macklin Band


When: Sep 5, 2014 8 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20 )
Ellis Paul in Concert
Saturday, May 3, 2014 $23 Members, $25 Non-Members(General tickets) Woody Guthrie's daughter, Nora, says of Ellis Paul, "A singer and songwriter is only as good as the times he reflects. Wise, tender, brilliant and biting, Ellis is one of our best human compasses, marking in melodies and poems where we've been and where we might go if we so choose to. Personally Ellis, I'm goin' where you're goin'!" Ellis Paul is a critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, and troubadour originally hailing from a potato farming family in northern Maine, and began performing locally while attending Boston College. He is the recipient of thirteen Boston Music Awards, second only to multi-platinum act, Aerosmith. Over the course of fifteen years, Ellis Paul has built a vast catalog of music, which weds striking poetic imagery and philosophical introspection with hook-laden melodies. His 2011 release "The Day after Everything Changed" was recorded in Nashville, and features five songs co-written by his good friend, Kristian Bush of Sugarland. Recent releases include two award winning family albums and a holiday album. Ellis Paul's latest new fan-funded studio album, "Chasing Beauty", is set for release in March 2014. "Despite his success and sense of history, Mr. Paul remains an artist with his eye on the future and an interest in discovering the transformative potential of his music." New York Times



When: Oct 4, 2014 8 PM to Oct 4, 2014 10 PMin Kingston, Massachusetts
Cost: 23 - 25 USD (Sat, 04 Oct 2014 20 )
Matt Borrello- Kayla Ringelheim


When: Oct 17, 2014 8 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20 )
Michael Troy - Bill Motte
Age Limit: All Ages

Michael Troy

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When: Feb 7, 2015 8 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts
Cost: $16 for mebers/$18 for non-members (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 20 )
Rod Picott in Concert
Saturday, March 7, 2015 $20 Members, $22 Non-Members(General tickets) The son of a welder from rural New England, Rod Picott is a masterful songwriter and soulful singer who carries with him as fine a suitcase of songs as you'll find anywhere. Slaid Cleaves, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Fred Eagelsmith have recorded Rod Picott songs. A former construction worker who hung up his tools when he released his debut CD in 2000, Picott has carved a career for himself with a run of 6 beautifully crafted self released CDs over the last 13 years and a well earned reputation as a engaging, emotion fueled performer.



When: Mar 7, 2015 8 PM to Mar 7, 2015 10 PMin Kingston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 22 USD (Sat, 07 Mar 2015 20 )
Pierce Pettis in Concert
Saturday, November 1, 2014 $18 Members, $20 Non-Members(General tickets) Pierce Pettis, adored by critics and public alike, is one of this generation's most masterful songwriters. His music is distinguished by his uncanny ability to capture universals in human experience by drawing on the humor and trials in daily life. The beautiful harmonies, inventive yet subtle percussion, strong guitar, and Pierce's rich vocals are a constant throughout his body of work. Pettis has performed in all 48 continental states as well as in Canada and Europe, and has appeared nine times on American Public Radio's Mountain Stage, as well as on National Public Radio's E-Town, Morning Edition and World Cafe, VH-1, CBS News, and the Nashville Network. During his long career, Pierce Pettis has been a writer at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama, recorded for Fast Folk Magazine in New York, won the prestigious New Folk Songwriting competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas, and was a staff songwriter at Polygram/Universal Music Publishing in Nashville. He has received numerous songwriting awards, including a 1999 ASCAP Country Music Award for "You Move Me", recorded by Garth Brooks. After three critically acclaimed albums on Windham Hill/High Street label, Pettis joined Compass Records in Nashville, releasing five albums. The latest, "That Kind of Love", (2009) received raves from XM/Sirius Satellite Radio, Paste Magazine, Performing Songwriter, American Songwriter, The London Sunday Express, and Image Quarterly. The album was ranked at #2 nationally in February 2009 in the Roots Music Report for acoustic/folk releases. "Pierce Pettis doesn't write mere songs, he writes literature...End to end the songwriting is brilliant...Pierce Pettis albums are events in my listening...His writing just gets better all the time and his singing is marvelous, wry, and warm..." - Sing Out! Magazine



When: Nov 1, 2014 8 PM to Nov 1, 2014 10 PMin Kingston, Massachusetts
Cost: 18 - 20 USD (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20 )
Amy Black in Concert, Dec 6, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 $20 Members, $22 Non-Members(General tickets) Amy Black Concert Saturday December 6, 2014 8:00 pm $20 Members / $22 Non-Members Amy Black is a Boston-based singer/songwriter with storytelling and Southern tradition in her blood. In record time, she's become one of the most sought after acts in the East, sharing stages with Chris Isaak, The Courtyard Hounds, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell and headlining at some of the region's best venues. Amy teamed up with a guitar player she found on Craigslist to play at a local open mic. "I did an acoustic rendition of a favorite '80s song "I Ain't Missing You" by John Waits and that was it. I built a band and did my first real show. I had 50 people come out, then 75 at my second, and 100 at my third. It was a done deal at that point. I knew I was on to something." Amy Black's been playing, touring and writing ever since, and this year, with the release of her second solo album of originals, This Is Home, (Feb 4, 2014) she has fully committed herself to a career in music. "I've stepped away from corporate life because doing music feels like the most natural thing. I'm in my element when I'm singing on stage, like it's exactly where I'm meant to be. And with This Is Home I feel that I've truly found my voice. What's coming out of me is soulful and it's pulling from a deeper place. I see that there's some maturity that's come as I have more years under my belt. I'd like to believe that I'm like a fine wine that gets better well, you know the rest!"



When: Dec 6, 2014 8 PM to Dec 6, 2014 10 PMin Kingston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 22 USD (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20 )
The Joneses


When: Oct 31, 2014 7 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19 )
The Joneses


When: Nov 28, 2014 7 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19 )
The Joneses


When: Sep 20, 2014 7 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19 )
South Shore Housing & NEB First Time Homebuyer Workshop

First Time Homebuyer Workshop

Dates:Monday, September 8 2014 - 5:30-9:00pm and Saturday September 13, 2014  8:30-2:30pm

Cost $45.00

This is a  2 part certification class. You must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate for the lenders.

Topics included: Credit, Budgeting, Working with Realtors, What Do Lenders look for, Closing, Insurance, Rent with Option to Purchase, Info on Lottery Homes and more.  You must RSVP in advance. Space is limited. FMI email vtruell@southshorehousing.org.



When: Sep 8, 2014 8 AM to Sep 13, 2014 2 PMin Kingston, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08 )
Tattoo Cowboy


When: Aug 8, 2014 9 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21 )
Fred Meltzer


When: Sep 11, 2014 2 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14 )
Fred Meltzer


When: Dec 11, 2014 2 PM in Kingston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14 )

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