5 Things To Do This Week – 09/07/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 09/07/22

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*Hyde Community Center’s Summer in the Highlands series ends on Friday, September 9 at 6:00 pm with a concert and film screening. If you’ve been wanting to check this out all summer, this is your last chance to do it. Enjoy a live show from the Rock and Soul Review followed by the family-friendly movie, Sing 2. Follow this space for details and weather updates for Summer in the Highlands.

*Try a Meditative Stitching Workshop by Anne Bausman on Saturday, September 10th at 10:00 am. Enjoy this wonderful introduction to slow stitching which draws inspiration from the Japanese boro and Indian Kantha techniques. Join Ann Bausman at the Scandinavian Cultural Center to explore the use of different fabrics, colors, and patterns. Register here for the class or stop by the center to see Ann’s gallery show through October.

*At 8:00 pm on Saturday, September 10th don’t miss No Child… the one-night-only event from Newton Theatre Company with the team behind Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992! No Child… is a tour-de-force exploration of the New York City public school system, in which Regan Sims transforms with rapid-fire precision into the teachers, students, parents, janitors, security guards, and administrators who inhabit these schools. Get your tickets for No Child and have a great night out.

*Sunday, September 11th at 5:30 pm join Cappella Clausura for a collaboration with the Shift Orchestra Project called Mass for the Endangered. Immerse yourself in a multimedia musical experience with Sarah Kirkland Snider’s moving composition for choir and orchestra. Vibrant images pair with breathtaking music to create a celebration of the natural world– and humanity’s place within it. Get your tickets here before they go extinct.

*The Newton Art Association hosts its Annual Awards Show and Reception on Wednesday, September 14th, 7:00 – 8:00 pm at the Newton Free Library.  Seven cash prizes will be awarded as well as four honorable mentions at the reception. The Awards Judge for the Annual Awards Show will be Presley Ackeret, Gallery Assistant, Beacon Gallery, Boston. Check it out to see this year’s winners.

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