5 Things To Do This Week – 08/11/21

5 Things To Do This Week – 8/11/21

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*Visit the Hyde Community Center Bandstand for two summertime events.  On Friday, August 13th at 6:00 p.m. enjoy the Latin sounds of the Gringo Kings followed by a big screen showing of Peter RabbitThe Newton Free Library co-sponsors the magic of Ed Popielarczyk on August 16th at 4:30 p.mFull bandstand summer line-up here.

*Join Amherst Early Music for the Texas Summer Toot! Online class sessions are offered on August 14th and 15th, with a social meet-and-greet session kicking it off on Friday, August 13th. All classes use the Zoom meeting app and allow access to recordings for 7 days after the class. You can register for any number of sessions – $25 per session. Also, join in for a free Toot Faculty Concert on Sunday afternoon to end the series with a bang…or a toot.  Further class details can be found here.

*Cappella Clausura has extended Troubadours 2021 for 2 more weeks.  A recorded collection of commissioned works honoring female troubadours of the 12th-14th century.  Based on the lyrics of ancient songwriters, each piece in Troubadours 2021 will be given new life by an eclectic group of modern-day composers specializing in everything from jazz and hip hop to medieval, classical, and Bengali music. Stream this virtual 10-Episode series. 

*It’s movie night at the West Suburban YMCA. Grab a blanket or chairs to sit on the field for a viewing of the Disney classic, Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Families can arrive and get seated beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18th.  Admission is FREE for members and $10 for non-member families. There is plenty of room on the field for safe distancing. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic or snacks to enjoy during the movie. Honey, register here to attend.

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