Five Things You Need to Know This Weekend
Newton teen Matthew Shifrin will perform at Boston College Sunday.
- If you normally have your trash ready for pickup on Fridays, remember...your trash will be picked up Saturday due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
- Teens Matthew Shifrin and Rebecca Salganik will give a free concert at Boston College Sunday featuring duet and solo pieces by Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Rossini and Puccini. Read our feature on Shifrin here.
- On both Saturday and Sunday, The Newton Art Association will host an exhibit at the Scandinavian Living Center (206 Waltham St.) featuring works by Anthony Lobosco and Regina Eliot Ramsey. The show will be held both days from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Forty percent of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork will go to benefit the Swedish Charitable Association. The exhibit is open until Dec. 30.
- The Newton Free Library will host the Charness Family Quintet Sunday at 2 p.m. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature works by Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert and Beethoven.
- For those parents out there with children 7 and under, bring them to PlaySPACE at the Newton Cultural Center today. The activity, which runs fom 1:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., features play time in the gym with riding toys, trucks, and balls as well as space for climbing, jumping and running. A season-long membership (unlimited visits per family) is $95 for Newton residents and $125 for non-residents. Single-time drop in fees are $10 for residents and $12 for non-residents.