New Things To Do This Week #3

NCA highlights arts & culture things to do online! 

NCA is keeping you connected virtually with the arts and culture organizations you love, as well as introducing you to other enriching online opportunities. Many more online events on our calendar. Stay home, stay safe, and stay healthy!


*Newton Free Library presents Virtual Storytime on Thursday, April 2, at 10:00 a.m. Join Newton Free Library virtually for storytime on Zoom! Watch and enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes. Geared towards kids up through age 4. To connect to Zoom, click this link: Enter Meeting ID: 233 385 515 or dial by your location. Find your local number: More info at

*New Art Center is now offering its spring 2020 classes online! Register now for a variety of classes including: Beginning Drawing: Thursday, April 2 to Thursday, June 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Drawn to Paint: Thursday, April 2 to Thursday, May 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. These remote learning classes are filling quickly, so register today here. Also enjoy New Art Center’s Online Gallery “New Art @ Home” right here. More info at

*Join Amherst Early Music this Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5, for four online-class sessions at 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. Classes include Telemann Fantasias for Flute and Playing from Early Notation. Register for any number of sessions; classes are $25/session. Learn more about the sessions and register here. More info at

*Enjoy Cappella Clausura’s beautiful performances of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s cantatas. Fanny wrote her extraordinary and timely “Cholera” cantata in 1831 to commemorate that year’s epidemic in Berlin, so Cappella Clausura is particularly pleased to be able to share it with you now. Click here and be inspired. More info about Cappella Clausura at

*Newton Nomadic Theater is hosting “Poems on a Sunday Night” on Sunday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. streaming live from their Facebook page. Send your favorite poem to no later than Friday evening. Newton Nomadic Theater will recruit actors to read them—a different actor for each poem—and give you an on-the-air shout out for your contribution. On Sunday at 7:30 p.m., tune in here and enjoy!


We hope you enjoyed this new version of our blog. If you have virtual arts & culture resources you would like to share, or if you are a local artist and would like to have your art featured on our blog, reach out to Ellen at NCA at

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