Arbor Day is today across the rest of the country, but it came early to the Maria L. Baldwin School with a special guest appearance by The Lorax, Dr. Seuss’ environmental hero and defender of trees.
Somerville Open Studios and public art at MIT; the MASSDestruction Robot Competition; Taza Chocolates’ Cinco de Mayo Block Party or Harvard Pow Wow; Black Market art/flea/record/artisan market or Club Passim Benefit CD and Vinyl Sale; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Finals; “Love & Gravity” acrobatic storytelling; Community Sculpture Race and Exhibition; Ninth Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration; and the “Dimensions of Doctor Who” science event.
The hydroponics and gardening experts at GYOstuff have no idea what you’re talking about and still don’t understand how there could be any misunderstanding about their sign.
Record Hospital Fest 2016; Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”; “The Muppet Movie” Singalong; Tchaikovsky, Webern and Bartók with the Parker Quartet; and The Court Stenographers of Comedy Present!
“Matt & Ben,” the play; Slow Art Day; EMW Community Library Opening, featuring Junot Díaz; Union Square Outdoor Dance Party; and Myq Kaplan headlines at the Liquid Courage Comedy Club.
Harvard College Film Festival; Out of the Blue Fools Fest; family dance with potluck; Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Preliminaries Night 1; and “Town Hall” variety show.
A crowdfunding campaign in honor of Dorothy Steele, the 77-year-old who died after a Feb. 28 hit-and-run incident, is near its goal of $4,000 needed to pay for cremation and cemetery fees.
Boston Underground Film Festival or “Witch Hunt” trailer party; If Not You, Who? Monkeyhouse Dance Benefit for the Multicultural Arts Center; Revive: Urban Dance Showcase; free Kazakh Folk Orchestra concert; and the “We Need to Talk” interactive play.
The Vericon science fiction convention; “NOT ART (captured)” exhibition reception; Cirque Us! benefit show; grand reopening of The Museum of Modern Renaissance; and Cambridge Symphony Orchestra presentation of “The Russian Masters.”