5 Things To Do This Week – 01/12/22
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*Please consider participating in the Newton Community Food Pantry Drive now through January 15th in honor of MLK Day. Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Newton and The Village Bank, canned items and other essentials are being collected to benefit Newton Food Pantry, Newton Centre Food Pantry, and the Arabic Baptist Food Pantry. For donation type details and drop-off locations visit here.
*Join Amherst Early Music for their Winter Weekend Workshop Online, January 15th & 16th. Featuring faculty Rainer Beckmann, Wouter Verschuren, Patricia Petersen, Doug Young, Gwyn Roberts, Sarah Shodja, Sarah Cunningham, and Leon Schelhase. Sign up for individual classes at their new and improved website.
* The Scandinavian Cultural Center hosts an acrylic painting exhibit by Chelsea E. Dill on display through February. An opening reception will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 16th. The celebration will kick off her show which includes maritime scenes inspired by travel. Travel the world through Chelsea’s artwork by registering here.
*The City of Newton presents a webinar event in honor of the 54th Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration. The live virtual program on Monday, January 17th at 9:30 am is inspired by MLK Jr’s. book “Where Do We Go From Here: Community or Chaos.” The event will include remarks by Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, David Fleishman, and Kathy Lopes, a sermon by Reverend Alicia Johnson, and music by Katani Sumner, The Jubilee Singers, The Troubadours, and The Lovetones. Register here for the MLK Day Celebration link.
*The Newton Free Library presents Creating Public TV Shows with Roberto Mighty on Tuesday, January 18 at 7 pm. Join filmmaker, Roberto Mighty, for a session in which he will talk about the process of creating and producing his three new TV shows that are airing nationwide on public television. Learn why World’s Greatest Cemeteries, getting dot OLDER and Legacy of Love are all labors of love for this former college professor who is also a former Newton resident. Register here for this online event.