5 Things To Do This Week – 01/17/24
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*Farmers Market Today! Wednesday, January 17th from 12 pm to 2 pm at The Allen Center. The snow-postponed Winter Market from The Good Food Farm is happening today. Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables such as beets, carrots, kohlrabi, potatoes, red and green cabbage, turnips, microgreens, apples, and multiple types of squash. There will also be(e) honey, pickled beets, pickled carrots, applesauce, pasture-raised eggs, and organic popcorn. Learn more about The Good Food Farm’s organic practices and weekly offerings.
*New Art Center’s newest exhibition, INTERCESSION will feature Boston-area African American photographers at the New Art Corridor Gallery with an artist reception on Thursday, January 18th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The exhibition highlights Black photographers who employ light to bridge, call attention, and disrupt. The works actively engage new ways of seeing, believing, and moving in the world. Join INTERCESSION artists Philip Keith, Lauren Miller, Alonso Nichols, and Sam Williams at an opening reception.
*Come learn the art of embroidery with Historic Newton’s Winter Craft Series on January 18th at 6:30 pm. In this workshop, you’ll recreate a piece featured in Historic Newton’s collection. Instruction will be provided on how to transfer designs to fabric, create a variety of stitches, and finish off your project. All the materials you will need are included in the workshop and you can take them all home, so you have everything you need to do another embroidery project.
*Unwind at the end of the week with All Newton Music School’s Friday Faculty Concert. On Friday, January 19th at 6:30 pm enjoy an eclectic mix of ensembles and genres performed by our exceptional teaching artists in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. And save the date for the next Con Brio Club on Friday, February 2 at 11:00 pm and the WOLF Benefit Concert with Victor Rosenbaum on piano, Sunday, Feb 4th at 4:30 pm.
*Newton Theater Company is back with The Monologue Project on Saturday, January 20th at 4:00 pm. The Monologue Project: Neurodivergent Voices aims to amplify the voices of neurodivergent people in our community as they share their feelings and experiences with you. Join NTC for a “one-night-only” afternoon of enlightening and authentic performances at Saint John’s Episcopal Church.