5 Things To Do This Week – 06/08/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 06/08/22

Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |

*Theater Ink presents The Fifteenth Annual Playwrights Festival on Thursday – Saturday, June 9-11 at 7:30 pm. Ten-minute plays written, performed, and produced by students are shown live at Newton North High School or streamed at home. Tickets for the last show of the school year are available here.

*Don’t miss this gardener’s dream event, Mary Morganti’s Plant Swap on Saturday, June 11, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Historic Newton’s 2022 annual event brings together garden enthusiasts to share plants and more. Come along and meet other growers, enjoy craft activities and a children’s storytime about the many plants growing at the Durant- Kenrick House and Grounds. More info can be found sprouting here.

*Visit The Scandinavian Cultural Center’s Book Launch Event on Saturday, June 11 at 1:00 pm. This afternoon event features a reading from Rowdy Geirsson’s new book, The Scandinavian Aggressors. It will also include book signings by multiple authors, Norse products by Eir’s Garden, and a beer tasting by Navigation Brewing Company. Support the launch of these stories by registering here. 

*Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? On Saturday, June 11 at 1:00 & 3:00 pm Newton Nomadic Theater will present Romeo & Juliet & Juliet & Juliet. Follow clues along the trail to find the performance at the Hidden Shakespeare Theater. Get your tickets here for this unique event-one part scavenger hunt, one part hike, and three parts Juliet.

*Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston presents its final concert of Season 44 on Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 pm. Join Conductor Kevin Rhodes and newly appointed Concertmaster, violinist Julia Cash for a concert of contemporary and Classical works. Tickets may be purchased here for the live performance at Newton City Hall’s War Memorial Auditorium.

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