Curious about what’s been happening with the church restoration in Lincoln Center? The First Parish in Lincoln welcomes the entire community on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. to visit the restored sanctuary and renovated Stearns Room at 4 Bedford Road. Drop in for refreshments, conversation and information. Construction began in September 2016 after much debate.
Art opening and gallery walk at L-S
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School will host an art opening and gallery walk on Monday, Nov. 20 from 6–7 p.m., followed by a presentation at 7 p.m. The gallery walk will include a guided tour of the many pieces hanging throughout the school building, including an introduction of Dana Chandler’s collage art and Hakim Raquib’s digital photo collage. The Math Mobile will be hanging in the Math Department light well, and the Community Mural was supported by artist Alex Cook, whose “You Are Loved” project strives to bring messages of affirmation and support to school buildings and other public spaces throughout the country.
Music will be provided by L-S students. The event is made possible by the Ogden Trust, SERF, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Lincoln Cultural Council, the Sudbury Cultural Council, and the L-S Parents Organization.
Contra dance on Thanksgiving night
Dance off some of that turkey and stuffing at Lincoln’s annual Thanksgiving Night Contra Dance on Thursday, Nov. 23 from 7–10 p.m. in the Smith gym featuring caller Chris Ricciotti, and musicians Amy and Jonathan Larkin (former Lincoln residents, returning for a comeback performance this year). Tickets are $6 for adults and students, $4 for children 10 years and under All ages and abilities are welcome.
Drumlin Farm hosts art and nature event
On the day after Thanksgiving, join Massachusetts artists at the Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary for the annual “Giving Thanks for Nature and Our Senses,” a family outdoor art experience on Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Engage your senses on a nature walk with interactive artist demonstrations, enjoy art installations throughout the farmyard, and make your own nature-inspired crafts. Highlights include:
- Music with the Grey Whisker Pickers
- Wildlife sketching
- Natural sculpture by William Turville
- Nature crafts workshop with Musketaquid artists
- Installations and gallery artwork by local sculptors, painters, and photographers
- Storytelling with Ron McAdow
Cohosted by Mass Audubon and Musketaquid Arts & Environment. Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and children age 2–13, and free for Mass Audubon members and Lincoln residents.
Now there’s coloring for adults, too
The Lincoln Public Library is starting a coloring club for adults starting on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 11 a.m.–noon in the Tarbell Room. Come spend some peaceful time coloring your concerns away. No experience required; all materials will be provided by the library. For ages 16 and up. For more information, please contact Robin Rapoport at email@example.com.