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    9th Annual Cambridge Science Festival

    Presented by City of Cambridge at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    April 17 - April 26, 2015

    We take curiosity to a new level! The Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a celebration showcasing the leading edge in science, technology, engineering and math. A multifaceted, multicultural event every spring, the Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun! More than 160 events are in the works for the April festival. 

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    PINS & NEEDLES: Needle Arts Guild Show

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    April 4 - April 19, 2015

    Needle Arts artisans will display creations of handmade garments, tabletop pieces and decorative accessories and quilts.  The show will feature work created...more

    Author Nathan Gorenstein Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Tommy Gun Winter'

    Presented by Dedham Historical Society

    April 19, 2015

    Join us as Mr. Gorenstein recounts the true tale of two brothers who, along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter, once competed for headlines with John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd...more

    Open House

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    April 19, 2015

    Come to our Open House at noon, April 19 to learn all about our upcoming summer line-up of nine plays, see a little video preview from our Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen, and hear other Players...more

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture

    Presented by Boston Architectural College

    February 17 - April 20, 2015

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture examines the material and social culture of bento boxes and how they inspire architects and designers to...more

    Author Nathan Gorenstein Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Tommy Gun Winter'

    Presented by Barnes & Noble Booksellers

    April 20, 2015

    Join us as Mr. Gorenstein recounts the true tale of two brothers who, along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter, once competed for headlines with John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd...more

    Patriots Day at The Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 20, 2015

    The Children’s Museum in Easton will be open on Monday for April Vacation week! Join us for the start of Mini Maker Week where different Makers will be sharing their knowledge and talents...more

    Free Drop-in Family Day

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    April 20, 2015

    The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites families for an afternoon of arts during its April Free Drop-in Family Day on Monday, April 20. This month’s project is inspired by the Cherry...more

    Collectors and Dealers - The Trade of Egyptian Antiquities

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 21, 2015

    Many of the Egyptian objects in Western museums were acquired during the heyday of the antiquities trade market in Egypt from the 1880s to 1930s. The scale of this trade was staggering, but its...more

    Build your own Customized Carrier Board, it's easier than you think!

    Presented by Toradex

    April 21, 2015

    Join our expert Toradex Engineers, Peter Lischer and Diego Petracca, in our forthcoming webinar “Build your own Customized Carrier Board, it's easier than you think!” to...more

    Build your own Customized Carrier Board, it's easier than you think!

    Presented by Toradex

    April 21, 2015

    Join our expert Toradex Engineers, Peter Lischer and Diego Petracca, in our forthcoming webinar “Build your own Customized Carrier Board, it's easier than you think!” to...more

    Illustration I Senior Thesis Show Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 22, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Anthony Milani, Elliott Grinnell, Emily Weigert, Hannah Connolly, Jennifer East, Kaleena Anselm, Krista Erickson, Lisa Martinez, and...more

    “Asi Es Como Yo Lo Veo" Senior Thesis Show Reception At Porter Mill II

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 22, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's seniors are holding a series of weekly group exhibitions to see this cutting-edge work and talk to the students. ...more

    Author Nathan Gorenstein Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Tommy Gun Winter'

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    April 22, 2015

    This event will be held in the Abbey Room, McKim Bldg.

    Join us as Mr. Gorenstein recounts the true tale of two brothers who, along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter,...more

    Gonzalo Grau & the Plural Combo

    Presented by Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross

    April 22, 2015

    Building on last year’s popular kick-off with Cristina Pato & the Migrations Band, Arts Transcending Borders partners with the Academic Conference once...more

    Wednesday of April Vacation Week

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 22, 2015

    Looking for some fun and unique activities to do with your children during April Vacation week? Join The Children’s Museum in Easton on Wednesday, April 22nd for a fun-filled day of...more

    [SENSE]ation Day • Free Family Afternoon at Fuller Craft

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 23, 2015

    Come to Fuller Craft Museum for an afternoon filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Free admission from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Save the date for an exciting...more

    Author Nathan Gorenstein Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Tommy Gun Winter'

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books, Cambridge

    April 23, 2015

    Join us as Mr. Gorenstein recounts the true tale of two brothers who, along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter, once competed for headlines with John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd...more

    April Vacation Art Making Workshop with Basil el Hawagy

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    April 23, 2015

    In this workshop Basil will show participants how to turn images, either digital or printed, into toner-transfer prints, that have a beautiful hand printed quality...more

    Tenth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival Opening Ceremony & Dinner With the Authors

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 24, 2015

    The tenth annual Newburyport Literary Festival's Opening Ceremony features journalist and award winning author of The Map Thief Michael Blanding. Dinner With the Authors immediately...more

    Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert

    Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    April 24, 2015

    Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Music at Wellesley.  Wellesley BlueJazz Strings and Combos open...more

    Lara Henderson's Public Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 24, 2015

    Please join Lara Henderson for a Public Artist Talk on Friday. Lara Henderson is a Providence-based artist and educator whose love for constructing books is fueled by a diverse background of...more

    Harvard Museum of Natural History Presents: Exploring Neurobiology and Music

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    April 24, 2015

    The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture present a special evening of music and science featuring Project LENS, a performance collaborative that seeks to reveal connections between music and a...more

    Annual Riser Lecture

    Presented by Northeastern University Marine Science Center

    April 24, 2015

    Picture going to the fish market and choosing from 150 different kinds of marine fishes. This example hints at the extraordinary marine biodiversity found in...more

    It's All Child's Play

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 23 - April 24, 2015

    Join Tufts Opera Ensemble for its production of two very different comic one-act operas. In Ned Rorem’s "Three Sisters who are not Sisters", based on a melodrama by Gertrude Stein,...more

    Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Looking to get your family’s spring off to a great start? Throughout April school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring...more

    Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Stone Zoo!

    Presented by Stone Zoo at Stone Zoo, Stoneham

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Visit Stone Zoo during April school vacation week and learn more about all of the incredible animals that call the zoo home, from snow leopards, jaguars, cougars (including Blue, the cougar...more

    5th Annual Arlington International Film Festival

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival and 13FOREST Gallery at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival in partnership with Arlington Community Media Inc. (ACMi) invites you to share an intimate evening of film and discussion. We will premiere the...more

    All Girls Sports Festival

    Presented by Roxbury Community College

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Girls from throughout the city are invited to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival. This festival features a variety of sport clinics and health and wellness...more

    April Vacation Week Activities

    Presented by Old State House

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Spring is a wonderful time to get out of the house and explore the revolutionary history of Boston at the Old State House. Drop-in during school vacation week for our hands-on historical...more

    Celebrating Robots at the Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 24, 2015

    Are you ready to put your engineer skills to the test?  Let’s test it out together here at the Children’s Museum in Easton on Friday April 24th, as we explore the world of robots...more

    BSO FAMILY CONCERT: Shall We Dance

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 25, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. Celebrating six years of...more

    A Night on the Clowns

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Enjoy an evening of comedy, music, magic and silliness featuring some of the best physical comedians and variety artists working today. These entertainers have performed on Broadway, with Cirque...more

    Confronting Guantánamo Exhibit

    Presented by Northeastern University

    March 19 - April 25, 2015

    A Contested Place. A Controversial Past. A Questionable Future. 

    Confronting Guantánamo locates Guantánamo Bay, Cuba in time and space. It also examines the...more

    Tenth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival: A Page in Time

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 25, 2015

    Join us for a full day of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature and activities beginning with Coffee with the Poets and ending with the Closing Ceremony. Featured authors...more

    Harvard Semitic Museums Presents: The Dog Catacombs of Annubis

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 25, 2015

    The necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt is the burial site of kings, commoners, and animals considered sacred by the Egyptians: bulls, cows, ibises, falcons, baboons, cats, and dogs. In this...more

    Birding at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    April 25, 2015

    Join us on the Fruitlands landscape as we look for local residents and early arrivals including Blue-winged Warblers, Chipping Sparrows, and Bluebirds. This guided birding walk covers about two...more

    6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage

    Presented by Roxbury Repertory Theater at Roxbury Community College Mainstage Theater, Roxbury

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Roxbury Repertory Theater presents its annual production of "6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage," with six, new ten-minute plays.  This year's featured playwrights include James...more

    Fountain Street Studios Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fountain Street Studios at Fountain Street Studios, Framingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The largest community of artists under one roof in MetroWest opens its doors to the public! Our new artists as well as many who are already familiar to visitors are eager to show you their newest...more

    Arts in April

    Presented by Melrose Arts at Memorial Hall, Melrose, Melrose

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Melrose Arts will host the 10th Annual Arts in April Festival at Memorial Hall in Melrose. This three-day festival is a juried show featuring original fine art and fine craft by 42 artist...more

    Mr. Olmsted's Birthday Celebration

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    April 26, 2015

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Olmsted!

    Each year the conservancy celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, an American landscape architect, on April 26 by...more

    Sunday at Tufts-Community Concert Series -- Klenèngan Sukarena

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 26, 2015

    Gamelan Laras Tentrem and Rinengga Sih Tentrem, the Tufts gamelan ensemble, perform a concert of traditional Central Javanese gamelan music under the direction of Barry Drummond. Guest artists...more

    Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

    Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Art Museums

    April 27, 2015

    In this year's public and free seminar on innovative curatorial practice, two cutting-edge museum professionals will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play...more

    Naked Winger Installation

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at StoveFactory Studios, Boston

    April 18 - April 27, 2015

    Naked Winger is a multimedia installation (visual, sound, and heart beat sensor to control additional visuals). It describes the process of fighting against stress and illusions when a human steps...more

    Adi Ophir: "Gentile Troubles: Saint Paul, the Rabbis, and Us"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 28, 2015

    This paper will consider the history of the gentile or "goy," the Jew's "other." Although quite famous, among Jews and Christians at least, this figure has received little...more

    Gallery Talk: Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 28, 2015

    Margaret Carroll, Professor of Art History at Wellesley College and specialist in Dutch and Flemish Art, will discuss the work of Rembrandt and his contemporaries, the growth of the landscape...more

    Shakespeare & Leadership: King Lear

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and BabsonARTS at Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, Wellesley

    April 28, 2015

    King Lear, which tells the tragic story of an aging king and the transfer of the rule of England to his three daughters, elevates the concept of "family business" to epic...more

    Senior Thesis Show Reception @ Mingo (3)

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Zachary Naylor and Emily Varley.

    Each small group theme show included the individual work of each artist, developed in the course of their...more

    Illustration (2) Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Amanda Prather, Amberlynne Narvie, Anna Speight, Brynn Walker, Dylan Griffith, Lauren Douglas, Lauren Lowell, and Maura O'Connor.

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    Claudia Rankine Q&A and Reading

    Presented by Emerson College Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    The Emerson College WLP Reading Series continues with award-winning poet Claudia Rankine. There will be a Q&A at 4:00pm, followed by a reading of...more

    Debkas, Zhoks, and Beygeles

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 29, 2015

    Join the inimitable Jumbo Knish Factory for an evening of klezmer dance songs from Israel to the Ukraine with a touch of Yiddish and Sephardic song for spice. Michael McLaughlin,...more

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