Five Things You Need to Know Today: May 6
Local music, the Newton Conservators tour the aqueducts and the Walk for Hunger passes through town.
1. Walk for Hunger. Project Bread's Walk for Hunger will pass through Newton today on the 20-mile route through the Boston area. More than 40,000 people will participate, so there will be some traffic delays and road closures today in the area. Good luck to all those participating!
2. Newton Conservators walk. The Newton Conservators will meet at Cold Spring Park this morning at 10 a.m. for some Garlic Mustard pulling. Then, at 2 p.m. there will be a tour of the Cochituate Aqueducts. Those who are interested can meet at the Duncklee Road entrance, at the Newton Highlands side of the park.
3. Newton Family Singers. The Newton Family Singers will celebrate the music of Pete Seeger and other folk musicians during a concert today at Memorial-Spaulding Elementary School. The concert starts at 4 p.m. and tickets are $8.
4. Blog on Patch. Did you know Newton Patch has a blog section for local residents, business owners and community leaders? Local Voices is a section of our site where the editor steps aside and the community says what it wants. Interested in sharing your thoughts and opinions with a Patch blog? Do you have a blog that need a new set of readers? Read more about how you can get a Local Voices blog here.
5. Viennese Masters. The Suzuki School of Newton will host violinist Ariadne Daskalakis and pianist Anthony Spiri today in a concert of Viennese Masters: Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, and Webern. The concert will take place at Andover-Newton Theological School and starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 at the door, $15 for seniors/children and $70 for families.