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Five things to do this weekend: March 29-30

Five things to do this weekend: March 29-30

The Juilliard String Quartet or historic keyboards; Boston Underground Film Festival; “Eating My Garbage” one-man show; TEDxSomerville; or rock with Dead Rider and … And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead.

Five things to do this weekend: March 22-23

Five things to do this weekend: March 22-23

Sci-fi convention; tour and film screening at the List; Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”; Rock with The Grownup Noise and Food Will Win the War; or with The Darcys.

Five things to do this weekend: March 15-16

Five things to do this weekend: March 15-16

The Death of Caesar gets Union Square festival; “12 Years a Slave” screens; live comedy sci-fi adventure; Puccini’s “Tosca”; and Slant of Light plays original folk.

Five things to do this weekend: March 8-9

Five things to do this weekend: March 8-9

A bookmaking workshop, Kiniwe African concert, peek into Pakistani culture, “Brundibar & But the Giraffe!” family opera and Rough Cut video social.

Master class in the kindergarten lottery: School officials’ compromise to fit all in

Master class in the kindergarten lottery: School officials’ compromise to fit all in

To get all kids seats in kindergarten, the School Committee has loosened a dividing line between high-income and low-income households.

Burial of traffic accident victim from public housing inches forward, like investigation

Burial of traffic accident victim from public housing inches forward, like investigation

The woman hit by a car while pushing her walker in Arlington has yet to be laid to rest, but a friend is taking steps to make sure that happens.

Five things to do this weekend: March 1-2

Five things to do this weekend: March 1-2

Get “Awake” with art and the selfie. The Fire & Ice winter festival. Catch up on Oscar-nominated films. Stay out late and party. And check out a kids maker event.

Tutoring Plus invites all to MIT Media Lab for its 50th anniversary Mardi Gras party

Tutoring Plus invites all to MIT Media Lab for its 50th anniversary Mardi Gras party

On Friday, Tutoring Plus celebrates its 50th anniversary of free tutoring in Area IV with a Mardi Gras gala – and the whole town is invited.

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 22-23

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 22-23

The Cultural Rhythms 2014 fest. A fashion art and music show. “Smoking Lesson,” the play. The Macrotones play afrofunk. And Chinese New Year.

‘Snochi’ winter festival, with nine bands, snowboarding, pops up in Central Square

‘Snochi’ winter festival, with nine bands, snowboarding, pops up in Central Square

Central Square has a school vacation week Winter Festival running Tuesday through Thursday with bands, arts and even snowmaking and a free pop-up outdoor snowboard park.