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5 Things February 27 in Easton: Ellis Paul at Oliver Ames Tonight

A look at what is happening in Easton today.

1. Ellis Paul at Oliver Ames Tonight

Don't forget that Ellis Paul will be live at Oliver Ames High School Wednesday.

This concert is a fundraising event for the Oliver Ames High School Latin travel group. The concert will be held in the Oliver Ames HS auditorium. Doors open at 6:45pm and the concert will start at 7:30pm.

Advance purchase tickets are $15/adult and $10/with valid student ID and can be purchased by credit card at www.oliverames.org

Tickets at the door are $20/adult and $15/student.

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting and one of the top songwriters to emerge out of the fertile Boston folk scene. He has won an unprecedented 14 Boston Music Awards, sung at Fenway Park for the Red Sox, The Boston Garden for the Celtics and even had the mayor of Boston, Thomas M. Menino, proclaim it "Ellis Paul Day in Boston" on July 9, 2010 when Ellis celebrated his 20th year in making music. His songs are heard in various commercials, documentaries, TV shows and in the soundtracks of blockbuster films. Director Peter Farrelly has called Ellis Paul "a national treasure."

2. Backyard Beekeeping at Ames Free Library

Tonight at 6:30:

"Why become a beekeeper?" From fresh local honey to improving your flower or vegetable gardens, helping the environment, or just for fun, the reasons are limitless! This program will cover a basic honey bee colony (members, jobs, etc.), and explore the state and challenges of modern beekeeping.

Peter Tullock has been keeping honeybees for eight years, and currently serves as V.P. of the Norfolk County Beekeepers Association and a representative on the MA Beekeepers Association BOD. He also co-teaches a winter bee school for new beekeepers. Free and open to all. 

3. Trivia at Hibernia Irish Pub

Come as a team or solo and take on the other patrons during Trivia Night at the Hibernia. Great food, great times and great prizes. Over 30 beers on draught, 10 flavors of wings, daily specials and the best burgers in town.

4. Hockey, Girls' Basketball Set to Begin Tournament Tonight

The Oliver Ames boys' hockey team will begin playoff action today at 4 p.m. against Dennis-Yarmouth at the Gallo Arena in Bourne.

The girls' basketball team will begin playoff action tonight at 7 p.m. against Notre Dame Academy.

Patch will have coverage of both games. Follow us @EastonPatch on twitter for updates.

5. Local Election Rescheduled

Easton's local election date was moved to coincide with the Special State Primary on April 30. Click here for more.

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