5 Things To Do This Week – 01/24/24
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*The Scandinavian Cultural Center presents a workshop on Saturday, January 27th at 11:00 am for the whole family. Papercraft Danish Paper Hearts with Britta. Scandinavian woven paper hearts are a traditional decoration on the Danish Christmas tree. It is said that the original julehjerte was crafted by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. Register to make lovely hearts for the holidays here.
*On Saturday & Sunday, January 27th & 28th join Newton Community Pride, Hyde Community Center, and New Art Center for WinterFest. Activities will be all weekend long, bringing the heat on Saturday to the Hyde Community Center with the WinterFest Soup Social. Enjoy live music from The Timba Messengers, glow-in-the-dark hula hoops and an interactive light-up public art installation by Tova Speter called, Brighter Ignited. WinterFest Dance Party continues the fun on Sunday at the New Art Center with a family-friendly dance party with Josh and the Jamtones! There will be complimentary hot chocolate and cookies as well as winter crafts. Check out the full fun schedule here.
*Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra welcomes audiences both young and young at heart at War Memorial Hall when they present a concert of storytelling and puppetry, with a pre-show on Sunday, January 28th starting at 2:00 pm and a concert at 3:00 pm. Under the baton of Pro Arte’s Conductor Emerita Gisèle Ben-Dor, the orchestra will open the concert with Gioachino Rossini’s iconic and irrepressible William Tell overture and perform Teresa Carreño’s lovely Romance. Originally scored for violin and piano, Romance will be played in an arrangement for cello and orchestra by principal cellist Steven Laven. Tickets are available for All in the Family here.
*If you haven’t checked out the Good Food Farm Winter Market at The Allen Center you are missing out. On Tuesday, January 30th from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm stock up on fresh eggs, fresh fruits and vegetables such as beets, carrots, kohlrabi, potatoes, red and green cabbage, turnips, microgreens, apples, and multiple types of squash. The market runs every Tuesday, weather permitting! Click the link below to learn more about The Good Food Farm’s organic practices and weekly offerings.