5 Things To Do This Week – 06/07/23

5 Things To Do This Week – 06/07/23

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*The Allen Center is trying something new with an exciting Spirio Piano Residency. Do you love the piano music? Bach? Jazz? This month there is an excellent opportunity to experience a new cutting-edge piano at The Allen Center (TAC). TAC is hosting the Steinway B “Spirio” piano from June 6th – 21st, in partnership with Newton’s M. Steinert & Sons. This high-resolution instrument invites the imagination by also recording its performers and showcasing a library of more than 4,500 great artists across the centuries. Here are some chances to see it in action: June 8 – Pianos Galore – Suzuki Group Piano Concert, June 9 – An adult masterclass with Max Levinson, June 10 – Adult pianist recital. For more information as it’s available check the NCA website.

*Summer In the Highlands is back all summer long with hopefully less rain! The Hyde Community Center hosts an outdoor family concert and movie series on Friday nights featuring local bands and family-friendly films. These free events held in the Hyde Playground on the Hyde Community Center bandstand showcase a myriad of NCA Member Organizations and draw hundreds of local families. On the schedule for Friday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. is a concert with Studio 2 Beatle Band followed by the film 101 Dalmatians. Then on Saturday, June 10th at 7:00 p.m. the amazing Flying Dogs Performance. Check out the online schedule for full information on weather updates.

*Historic Newton has two fun events this week with a Sports Legends Walking Tour at Newton Cemetery on Thursday, June 8th at 6:00 pm and the annual Mary Morganti’s Annual Plant Swap on Saturday, June 10th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Dozens of local gardeners share their knowledge and the bounty of their spring garden at the Plant Swap. You do not need to bring a plant in order to take one home, but bringing your own pots or plant trays is recommended. Kids are welcome and can learn the basics of the Native American Three Sisters planting system during the event. For registration for both events visit Historic Newton’s events page.

*Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston performs its 4th salon program of the season on Sunday, June 11th at 3:00 pm. Summer Strings! at the Allen Center for Arts and Culture will finish out the season with concertmaster Julia Cash leading a stellar quartet of Pro Arte strings. Don’t miss the final performance of ProArte’s Season 45.

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