L-S art students host open house
In celebration of its students’ creative accomplishments, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School’s Fine, Applied and Technical Arts Department will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, May 23 from 6–8 p.m. The AP studio art students will have a show and reception, and rockets, solar-powered water heaters, woodworking projects and more designed by the Technology and Engineering program students will be on display. Come see 3D printing and CNC routing in action, drive the 2017 Warrior Robotics robot, and hear music from the L-S Jazz Ensemble. The shows will be on the B200s level near the cafeteria.
Former minister Bill Gregory at appear at First Parish
H. William (Bill) Gregory, senior minister at the First Parish in Lincoln from 1970–1984, will speak at the church on Sunday, May 28 at 10 a.m. Rev. Gregory will speak on the topic of “Reflecting: Saved from Regret for Gratitude.” His appearance kicks off the celebration of the congregation’s 75th Jubilee Year, marking the merger between the Congregationalist and Unitarian churches in Lincoln.
Now retired, he and his wife Nancy live in Yarmouth, Maine, where he leads spiritual growth groups and works for the health of Maine’s Royal River. They are the parents of Layne of Falmouth, Maine, Jay of Lincoln, and Jan of Westbrook, Conn.
“The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” on tap
The next screening by the Lincoln Library Film Society will be The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Maggie Smith and directed by Ronald Neame (1969, rated PG) on Thursday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. The film is about a headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh who ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12-year-old charges with her over-romanticized world. Popcorn will be served.
Hear 1775 news at Hartwell Tavern
Minute Man National Historical Park will host “In the News” on Saturday, June 10 from 1–4 p.m. In colonial Massachusetts, taverns were hubs of news and communication.Travelers brought news and perspectives from far away places, and locals read newspapers, advertisements, and public notices. Current events were discussed and political issues were debated. What were local people talking about in 1775? Visit Hartwell Tavern, talk politics with local residents of 1775, and discuss the potential impact of events.
Alice Howe at next LOMA night
Alice Howe is the featured performer at the next LOMA (Lincoln Open-Mike Acoustic) night on Monday, June 12. The event runs from 7-10 p.m., and Howe will perform a half-hour set starting around 8:30. Her musical sensibility springs from ’60s folk and ’70s Southern California songwriters, the pure, distilled sounds of artists like Joan Baez, Kate Wolf and Joni Mitchell. LOMA is a monthly event. Admission is free and refreshments are provided.Performers can sign up at the event or email Rich Eilbert at email@example.com for a slot. There is a sound system with mikes and instrumental pickups suitable for individuals or small groups.
Dog art event benefits Phinney’s Friends
Come find the artist in your dog at Paws in Bloom at two Pet Source locations to benefit Lincoln-based Phinney’s Friends. We’ll dip your dog’s paw on washable, pet-safe paint and imprint it on artist paper canvas, then turn the paw prints into flower paintings. The resulting pictures cost only $20 and you take it home that day. All proceeds will go to Phinney’s Friends, which helps low-income people keep their pets by providing financial assistance and pet care. The events will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 11 am. to 3 p.m. at Pet Source at 1173 Main St. in Concord, and on Saturday, June 24 at the Pet Source at 1141 Boston Post Rd W. in Marlborough.
Talk by artist/activist/author at library
Lincoln Public Library presents a talk by Suzanne Hodes, author of Studio Days: A Memoir, on Saturday, June 10 from 2–3:30 p.m. in the Tarbell Room. “Studio Days” is about Hodes’ creative process in her 50-year career as an artist. She will share how she combined family life and peace activism with her art career despite having a serious illness, as well as several dozen images from her memoir as they relate to her story and the shared stories of our time, from the Kennedy and King Assassinations to the 9/11 attacks. She will also discuss the creation of Artists for Survival, which was devoted to supporting the nuclear freeze and several other social justice causes. A limited number of copies of Studio Days will be available for purchase and signing at the event.