Thursday, June 9 and Friday June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Cabaret Troupe for “Home”. Cabaret Troupe is a group of performers who tell stories through contemporary musical theater. During the performance, students from Newton North will showcase a balance of comedic and dramatic numbers as well as fostering vibrant acting performances through song. For more info visit www.theatreink.com. General admission is $7.
Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m.
Hyde Community Center welcomes Studio Two, a Beatles tribute band for a live performance. Bring blankets, beach chairs and enjoy the music! If it rains, the event will move inside to the Hyde Gym. For more info visit www.hydecenter.org. Free.
Suzuki School of Newton Concert
Saturday, June 11 at 5 p.m.
Join the Suzuki School at the First Baptist Church (848 Beacon St.) for its all-school concert. Celebrating 30th grand anniversary season, with Sachiko Isihara, Director. Group performances on violin, viola, cello, piano, double bass, guitar, harp and flute. Standard pieces from the Suzuki repertoire and a special performance of Mediation and Thais and a election from the Violin Tour Group – which will be touring Boston June 12. For more info visit Suzukinewton.com. Free.
Historic Newton Nature Walks: Nature Poems at Edmands Park
Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m.
Edmands Park was founded when the Edmands family gifted 33 acres to the City of Newton. In 2014 there was a new addition to the park: an installation of contemporary nature poems by living poets, inscribed on the old stone pilasters of a 1920s fencing system for a skating pond, and on the granite walls framing the two entrances to the park. Join Grey Held, poet and program director for a leisurely walk through the park and a chance to enjoy poetry that enhances the beauty of the natural landscape. For more info visit historicnewton.org. $10 is the suggested donation.
Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner Concert
Sunday, June 12
The Newton Free Library welcomes Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner to the Druker Auditorium (330 Homer St.) for a delightful program of songs from Fred Astaire’s career, from his stage appearances with his sister Adele to his classic films to songs he wrote himself. The performance will also highlight works from some of the songwriters who wrote for Astaire including Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and others. Free.