5 Things To Do This Week – 10/19/22
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*Thursday, October 20th is Community Media Day 2022, an annual day to celebrate the voices that bring awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all. Support NewTV and Community Media Day for their amazing coverage of events like Newton’s City Council meetings and upcoming elections. Support your local media and get lost in the amazing and staggering amount of content available to stream here.
*On Saturday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm the West Suburban YMCA celebrates fall at the annual free family festival. Wear your Halloween costume and join in for a jam-packed afternoon of autumn-themed activities, games, crafts, and entertainment. Check out this free family fun fest while you repeat that 5 times fast.
*Newton Baroque presents Abandoned and Alone: A Fanny von Arnstein Viennese Salon 1790 on Saturday, October 22nd at 7:30 pm. Attend an evening in honor of the remarkable Jewish woman, Fanny von Arnstein, who hosted brilliant salons in Vienna starting in the 1780s. This program features works that were likely performed at her salon, including Josef Haydn’s Arianna a Naxos, Nicola Porpora’s Abandonata e Sola, and Lieder by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Get your tickets for the Newton Baroque debut of Audrey Luna’s performance with Andrus Madsen on fortepiano.
*The All Newton Music School presents a special event of Brahms Clarinet Quintet on Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 pm. Join ANMS Director Paulette Bowes on clarinet and her musical colleagues Miguel Perez-Espejo, violin, Hsin-Lin Tsai, violin, Scott Woolweaver, viola, and Joel Moerschel, cello. Tickets are available for a quintet you won’t forget.
*Attend a lecture on Martin Hedmark: A Modern Swedish Architect in America, Saturday, October 22nd at 1:00 pm. The Scandinavian Cultural Center and The New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art host Massachusetts architect Eric Inman Daum. Daum will explore the work of Martin Hedmark, a young Swedish architect who came to the United States in late 1924 to launch his career, designing ecclesiastical buildings for Swedish congregations and cultural institutions in America. Register here for a Daum good time.