City of Stoughton

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, May 12, and Saturday, May 21. 

Library: Thursdays with Murder Mystery Book Group

6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12

Stoughton Public Library, 304 S. Fourth St.

“The Searcher,” by Tana French. A Chicago police officer retires to Ireland for some peace and quiet. But when a teenager’s brother goes missing, Cal reluctantly investigates—and soon discovers his picturesque town is rife with dark secrets.

The Stoughton Public Library’s “Thursdays with Murder” mystery book group meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m, January-November. Copies of the books are available near the Information Desk on the top floor.

Free event. For information, call 608-873-6281

Music: Kathy Mattea & Suzy Bogguss: Together at Last

7:30-10 p.m. Thursday, May 12

Stoughton Opera House, 381 E. Main St.

Tickets are $50

Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss have each carved out careers in popular music with country chart hits spanning two decades. Friends since their early days in Nashville, they had only found a few opportunities to collaborate musically, notably with “Teach Your Children,” their Grammy-nominated track from 1994’s “Red, Hot + Country” compilation. They have “threatened” for years, and their many fans have clamored for this pairing.

Theater: St. Ann students perform ‘Jungle Book KIDS’

7 p.m. Friday, May 20

1 p.m. Saturday May 21

Stoughton High School Performing Arts Center, 600 Lincoln Ave.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and children.

St. Ann School students are ready to take the stage again, and rehearsals are in progress for the May 20 and 21 drama club production of “Jungle Book KIDS,” a musical based on the 1967 Disney film.

“Jungle Book KIDS.” will be held at Stoughton High School’s Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Friday May 20 and 1 p.m. Saturday May 21. All seats are reserved. Tickets are on sale now at or can be purchased at the door. The price is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and children.

To submit events, email staff reporter Scott De Laruelle at

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