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Oscar nominees

 

The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., will host the 13th annual screening of Academy Award-nominated short films at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 and Sundays, March 3 and 10.

 

The ICA will present the nominated short films, featuring live action, animated and documentary films.

 

Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 members and students.

 

Call 617-478-3103 or visit www.icaboston.org for a schedule of screenings.

 

Harbor market

 

The ICA Harbor Market will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 at the Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave.

 

The community is invited to stop by ICA Harbor Market, an artisan takeover of the museum’s first floor, and shop Boston’s boldest local vendors, with artisans, food, music, games and art making. They can also grab food and drink samples from Southie favorites.

 

Call 617-478-3103 or visit www.icaboston.org for more information and a list of vendors.

 

Breakfast fundraiser

 

The South Boston Citizens’ Association will sponsor the annual Jimmy Flaherty Breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 2 at the Seapoint Restaurant at 367 East Eighth St. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.

 

The Henry Knox Unsung Hero award will be presented to outstanding volunteers from the community, and a buffet breakfast will be served. Musical group Curragh’s Fancy will provide the entertainment.

 

A $10 donation is requested to offset costs.

 

Call 857-204-5825 for more details.

 

Celebrating Ireland

 

The South Boston Branch Library, 646 East Broadway, will screen a series of films celebrating Ireland from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays during March.

 

The library will host the family film “The Secret of Roan Inish” on March 5; John Ford’s classic “The Quiet Man” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara on March 12; the drama “Brooklyn” starring Saoirse Ronan and Julie Waters on March 19; and the comedy “Waking Ned Devine” starring Ian Bannen and Fionnula Flanagan on March 26.

 

Admission is free.

 

Visit www.bpl.org or call 617-268-0180 for further details.

 

St. Patrick’s festival

 

Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., will host the annual St. Patrick’s festival from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 8 and from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.

 

The festival will feature food vendors selling corned beef and cabbage and other delicious food, a cash bar and live Irish and rock ’n’ roll bands from the Boston area, including Kier Byrnes and Friends, Joshua Tree, the Dicey Riley Celtic Rock Band, Rick Express, the Colum Cille Pipes & Drums and more.

 

A free shuttle will operate from South Station. Tickets are $25 and include a souvenir pint cup and one drink ticket. Early access passes will be available to enter one hour before doors open to the general public. This event is for those ages 21 and over. For more information, call 617-574-9551 or visit www.harpoonbrewery.com.