5 Things To Do This Week – 08/24/22
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*NewTV’s Cones ‘n Cars is baaa-aaack! Today, Wednesday, August 24th from 5:30-7:30 pm check out the one ‘n only classic car show combined with an ice cream social. Admission is free, and all are welcome to join. Don’t miss sweets ‘n treats from Cabot’s, Bakers’ Best, Pizzi Farm, Volante Farms, J.P. Licks, and the Astound ice cream truck while you check out the sleek ‘n unique classic cars.
*Hyde Community Center hosts fun for the whole family with Summer in the Highlands on Friday, August 26 at 6:00 pm with a live concert from the Legit Band followed by a film screening at dusk of the heartwarming animal tale, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey.” Or attend the last Sunday show on August 28th at 6:00 p.m by the New Music Collaborative. Check out the full schedule for Summer in the Highlands.
*Find out who invented the microwave oven, the flat-bottomed paper bag, the bread machine, and many more items both useful and fanciful on Tuesday, August 30th at 6:00 pm with Historic Newton. The tour focuses on the lives of clever individuals whose final resting place is at Newton Cemetery. Register here to learn more about the fantastic people who helped to shape Newton.
*There is one week left to apply for the Celebrate Newton Holiday Craft Fair 2022 hosted by The Newton Cultural Alliance. Over 50 artist and artisan vendors will be selected to share their one-of-a-kind crafts in a fair much loved by the Newton community. The deadline to apply is August 31st so don’t miss your chance to exhibit at Celebrate Newton.
*Join The New Art Center for the gallery show Recollecting Afterimages: Portrait of Survivors. On display through Wednesday, August 31st this show aims to create a space where we may expand and diversify the communication of the shared story of violence. Explore and contemplate the hanging art at The New Art Corridor and take a tour of the virtual gallery here.