Tufts a capella concert at Bemis
The COA will host a family-friendly a capella concert by the award-winning Tufts University group The Amalgamates on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at Bemis Hall. The Amalgamates perform the latest pop hits to oldies rock to spirituals and more in venues from baseball stadiums to street corners to Barcelona. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lincoln Cultutral Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Bus ride to Boston People’s Climate March
The Lincoln Democratic Town Committee is organizing a Doherty’s bus to go to the Boston People’s Climate March on Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m. (return time: 4 p.m.) for $15 round trip. Meet in the Smith School parking lot. Email Barbara Slayter at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat, then send a check for $15 made out to the Lincoln Democratic Town Committee to Barbara Slayter, P.O. Box 6337, Lincoln, MA 01773.
L-S presents theater for young audiences
LSB Players, the theater production company of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, presents The Ants and The Grasshoppers by Ross Mihalko and Donna Swift and The Tortoise and The Hare by Candice Cane on Friday, April 28 and Sunday, April 30 at 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Kirshner Auditorium at L-S (the April 29 show at 2 p.m. is sensory-friendly). The plays are modern retellings of the classic fables that explore life lessons about persistence, dedication, and the importance of planning ahead and having fun. With exciting moments of audience participation, contemporary music and prizes for all, this is a show that will delight audiences of all ages. The production is directed by Carly Evans.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for seniors/students, and $5 for children 5 and under and may be reserved by emailing email@example.com with your name, date and time of the show(s) along with the number of adult, student/senior and child tickets you’d like. You will receive a separate email confirmation once your order has been filled. All tickets will be held at the door at the will-call table.
Short films shown by climate action group
As part of the Mass Climate Action Network (MCAN) Young Voices for the Planet documentary film series, Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary will screen four short films on Wednesday, May 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. in its Great Room (208 South Great Road). Admission is free and open to the public but online registration is required.
The films include stories of youth in the U.S. and Germany implementing statewide bans on plastic bags, saving their school $53,000 in energy costs, and planting millions of trees, in addition to changing laws and minds in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint. Following the screening, one of the young stars from the film Save Tomorrow will lead a discussion about her experience changing town bylaws in Lexington, which allowed for solar panels on public buildings.
3rd Middlesex Senatorial District holds breakfast
State senators and representatives from the district and potential 2018 gubernatorial candidates Setti Warren, Jay Gonzalez and Bob Massie will be at the 3rd Middlesex Senatorial Area Democrats annual spring breakfast on Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon t the Hilton Garden Inn, 450 Totten Pond Road, Waltham. The featured speaker is Maurice Cunningham; U. S. Congressman Seth Mouton is special guest. Tickets are $40 per person or $350 for a table of 10. Send checks made out to 3rd Middlesex Area Democrats to Habib Rahman, 30 Westland Road, Weston MA, 02493. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Farrington Nature Linc holds Fairy Festival
Come spend a few hours doing fairy crafts and making fairy houses in on Nature Linc’s spruce forest and perhaps even get to meet the Fairy Queen at the Fairy Festival on Saturday, May 20. This fundraiser event is perfect for children ages 4-10 but younger and older are welcome. Elves and fairies should be accompanied by an adult; this is not a drop-off event. Each timed ticket gets you 2-3 hours of activity. Pre-registration is required. Farrington Nature Linc brings youth from low-income urban communities out to learn and play in nature; proceeds support its year-round programming.
Garden Club members in MFA show
Three Lincoln residents will have their work featured at Art in Bloom, an annual celebration of art and floral design at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston from Saturday, April 29 to Monday, May 1. Different arrangements will be on display throughout the museum by 50 garden clubs from across New England; each garden club team has been assigned one art object which they will interpret with a floral arrangement to be displayed next to the art. Arrangers were introduced to their art objects (paintings, sculptures, pieces of furniture or musical instruments) in March.