1. Family Discovery Series concert. The New Philharmonia Orchestra will present its Family Discovery Series concert this afternoon at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Newton. Join the New Phil, Newton’s All City Chorus and dancers from the Boston Ballet School in a collaborative celebration. Plus, an instrument petting zoo will be available after the concert. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $10 for students (student tickets cover children 18 months or more).
2. Today is the LAST DAY...To enter our Patch "Deck the House" contest. ! Plus, if you're a finalist, Patch will pay for your December electric bill (up to $500).
3. Free concert at the library. Pianist Gila Goldstein will give a free concert today at the Newton Free Library. Goldstein's performance will include works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Ginastera.
4. Looking for a new home in Newton? Check out this list of open houses today in the Garden City!
5. A "Taste" of Parenting Through a Jewish Lens. Parenting through a Jewish Lens, a 10-week Jewish parenting program offered by Hebrew College and the CJP, will hold a free informational session today at Temple Emanuel. The session will run from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.