March Community Calendar Events

March Community Calendar Events

Three Sisters

Event Date: Wednesday, March 2nd –  Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Time: Varies by day

Location: Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

Address: 219 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://cutlermajestic.org/Online/default.asp

Three Sisters is a retelling of Chekov’s masterpiece. It follows three sisters forced to leave Moscow for a life in a provincial town. The family must confront a rift between personal desires and every day realities. An emotionally raw production, Three Sisters gives you the chance to reflect on Russia at the end of the 19th century – a period that was shaken by economic recession, class disparity, and cultural, political, and personal changes. The performance is directed by Lev Dodin and performed in Russian with English supertitles. You won’t want to miss out on this stating that is a testament to the legacy of one of the world’s greatest playwrights.

Ticket prices range from $25 – $85.

Family Autism Night

Event Date: Friday, March 4, 2016

Time: 5:30 – 8 PM

Location: The Children’s Museum in Easton

Address: 9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton, MA

For More Information: http://childrensmuseumineaston.org/family-autism-night/

The Children’s Museum in Easton will exclusively be open for families with children 10 and under with Autism, allowing them to explore the Museum’s exhibits in a calmer environment.

All three floors of hands-on exhibits will be open for families to explore at their own pace. Children will be able to create in the MakerSpace, care for patients in the Kids Clinic, and visit the Dinosaur Den and Rocket Ship exhibits. With a limited number of spots open, make sure you register to get your name on the list!
 

The program is free, but pre-registration is required. To pre-register, contact the museum at 508-230-3789

Star Trek

Event Date: Friday, March 4, 2016

Time: 8PM

Location: Citi Wang Theatre

Address: 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Contact: 800-982-2787

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/theater/p45083.php

Come see this exciting production of Star Trek with an impressive live symphony orchestra and special international solo instruments. You will be able to experience Star Trek like never before. The film and TV footage will be streamed in high definition on a 40-foot-wide stream while listening to the live orchestra simultaneously. The concert will feature some of the franchise’s greatest music! This is one event you certainly do not want to miss. Ticket prices range from $35-$80. 

For more information visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004ED0AB403B6E?brand=citiwangthtr&camefrom=cfc_%20CITI_WANG_WEBSITE

Climb to the Top: Boston 2016

Event Date: Saturday March 5, 2016

Time: 8 AM – 2 PM

Location: 200 Clarendon Tower

Address: 200 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://eventmam.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=26326

Join the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and other participants in climbing 61 flights of stairs to the top of 200 Clarendon Tower – New England’s tallest building! Climb to the Top raises funds to help more than 21,000 people in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont who are affected by multiple sclerosis – a disease of the central nervous system that has no known cause or cure.

Registration is $35 online until March 1st and $50 on-site at the event. For more information email ClimbMSGNE@nmss.org or call 1-800-344-4867.

Girl’s Day at the MIT Museum

Event Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time: Workshops for Girl Scouts 10 AM – 1PM, Hands-on Activities for everyone 11 AM – 4 PM

Location: MIT Museum

Address: 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Building N51, Cambridge, MA

For More Information: http://web.mit.edu/museum/programs/calendar/Girls-Day.html

Come join the MIT Museum in celebrating the many women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Visitors can explore, build, create, and investigate with various MIT faculty, students, and volunteers throughout the day. This year’s theme will be focused on the design process and mechanical engineering. This event is recommended for ages 10+. Girl Scouts may pre-register through the event’s page for an exclusive workshop from 10 AM – 1 PM. Hands-On Activities will be open to everyone from 11 AM – 4 PM

This event is free with admission.

Karen K and The Jitterbugs

Event Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time: 10:30AM – 12PM

Location: Amazing Things Art Center

Address: 160 Hollis Street, Framingham, MA

For More Information: http://amazingthings.org/event/karen-k-the-jitterbugs/

Come bug out with Karen K and the Jitterbugs in this high-energy, crowd-engaging show for kids and “kidults”! Karen takes audience members on a musical adventure exploring themes of kindness, friendship, and fun. The Jitterbugs will have kids dancing the morning away to the band’s catchy songs. Don’t miss out on one of the most buzzed about bands for families on the East Coast!

Adults $8; Children $5; Amazing Things Members $25 per family.

BSO Family Concert: Growing Up Whole

Event Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Time: 8 AM – 2 PM

Location: 200 Symphony Hall

Address: 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bso.org/brands/bso/education-community/children-families/family-concerts.aspx

BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. This concert includes works by Strauss, Williams, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, McTee, and Tchaikovsky. Come for a musical experience you won’t want to miss!

Family Concert tickets are $20 per adult and free for children 18 and under. For children’s tickets, please place your order by calling 617-266-1200.

The Gizmo Guys

Event Date: Friday, March 6, 2016

Time: 2 PM

Location: Cary Hall

Address: 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA

For More Information: http://caryhalllexington.com/wordpress1/?projects=march-6-gizmo-guys     

Allan Jacobs and Barrett Felker join forces as The Gizmo Guys. Don’t miss out on this amazing and amusing performance as they perform, make you laugh, and show off their dazzling techniques.

Tickets for the show are available for purchase online.

What Makes It Great?: With Rob Kapilow and NEC Philharmonia – Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

Event Date: SundayMarch 6, 2016

Time: 3 PM

Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall

Address: 20 Park Plaza, Suite 1032, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://celebrityseries.org/wmigbeethoven/index.htm

Join the NEC Philharmonia as Rob Kapilow performs another one of his high energy deconstructions of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1. Join Kapilow and the New England Conservatory’s top orchestra, the NEC Philharmonia, for an unforgettable performance.

Tickets for sale online.

6th Annual Team Intestinal Fortitude Fundraiser

Event Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Thorney Lea Golf Club

Address: 159 Torrey Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.intestinalfortitude.org/3/events.htm

Two families have joined forces to fight against Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis – chronically painful diseases for which there are no cures. Their fundraising team, Team Intestinal Fortitude aims to change that.

More than 1.6 million Americans are affected by Crohn’s and Colitis, with as many as 70,000 new diagnoses each year. While most patients are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 35, there are as many as 100,000 children younger than 18 years old that have been diagnosed.

While there is not yet a cure for Crohn’s and Colitis, Team Intestinal Fortitude will not stop until there is. On Thursday, March 10, 2016, Team Intestinal Fortitude will hold an exclusive fundraising event at the Thorny Lea Country Club in Brockton, Massachusetts. The event will honor D.J. Howe as its Man of the Year and Lisa Branagan as its Woman of the Year. The Sixth Annual event will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction and raffle.

Voyages en Francophonie

Event Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time: 11 AM – 3 PM

Location: Cary Hall

Address: 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA

For More Information: http://www.efgboston.org/voyages-en-francophonie.html

Bring your whole family to visit 10 French speaking countries in 1 day! VEF is a fun and educational event for all ages that includes scavenger hunts, artistic workshops, puppet shows, and many more engaging activities. Countries like Belgium, Haiti, France, Monaco, Lebanon, Switzerland, Morocco, Algeria, Vietnam, Canada, Bulgaria, and the Seychelles will be represented! You won’t want to miss out on the food stalls or mini-concerts by Atlas Soul and Manege a Trois Bal Musette either.

The event is free and donations welcome.

Signs of Spring with Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Event Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time: Drop in 12 – 2 PM

Location: Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Address: 1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA

For More Information: http://discoverymuseums.org/programs-events/march-programs

After this winter, local wildlife will soon emerge! Come enjoy a unique opportunity to see native animals up close with a trained naturalist from the Blue Hills Trailside Museum. You’ll be able to handle natural history artifacts as you learn about the life cycle of birds, reptiles, and mammals that live in right in your neighborhood. The event is free of cost. 

TRIUMPH: A Concert and Conversation with Sidra Bell Dance Company

Event Date: Thursday, March 12, 2016

Time: 9 PM

Location: Riemer Goldstein Theater, JCC Newton

Address: 333 Nahanton Street, Newton Centre, MA

For More Information:  http://www.jartsboston.org/event/triumph-a-concert-and-conversation-with-sidra-bell-dance-company/

Don’t miss out on this exciting modern dance company from New York creatively exploring issues of beauty, ethnicity, and identity. They will perform Triumph with live music composed by Dennis Bell, featuring MusiConnects Boston Public Quartet. Make sure to stay for a discussion with Sidra Bell after the show!

Tickets are $24 with a $3 processing fee.

Celtic Concert

Event Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Old Sturbridge Village

Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA

For More Information: https://www.osv.org/event/celtic-concert

In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, join Full Gael for an exclusive nighttime concert. Doors open at 6 PM and music begins at 7 PM. Irish food will also be available for purchase at the start of the event.

Tickets are available online.

Charlotte’s Web

Event Date: Saturday, March 12th & Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Time: Varying

Location: Neverland Theatre

Address: 7 Market Street, Ipswich, MA

For More Information: http://www.neverlandtheatre.com/showstickets/

Join Neverland Theatre for this heartwarming adaptation of E.B. White’s book, Charlotte’s Web!

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online.

YAMATO: The Drummers of Japan

Event Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Berklee Performance Center

Address: 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://worldmusic.org/content/event_page/3706/yamato-the-drummers-of-japan

Join the musical group, YAMATO as they take the ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming to create a heart-pounding spectacle of athleticism, precision, and exhilarating musical expertise. Watch as the performers display their incredible talent on over 20 different drums as well as bronze cymbals, vocals, and bamboo flutes to create a kaleidoscope of sound.

Tickets are available for purchase online.

Compagnie Herve Koubi

Event Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Time: 7 PM

Location: Hogan Campus Center Ballroom, College of the Holy Cross

Address: 1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610

For More Information: http://www.holycross.edu/arts-culture/calendar-events

Young French choreographer Herve Koubi trekked across the Mediterranean in 2009 to form a company of 12 Algerian and Brukinabe dancers, after discovering his family roots in Algeria. Now, the company returns to the U.S. to perform excerpts, fusing contemporary dance with martial arts and urban dance with capoeria. Afterwards, stay for an exchange and conversation with the company members! 
 

Event is free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Travel & Taste: Aldabra

Event Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Time: Dinner 6:30 PM, Lecture 7:30 PM

Location: Natick

Address: 280 Eliot St, Natick, MA 01760

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/lectures/p45208.php

Come explore Aldabra, a remnant of the ancient super continent of Pangaea. It is the Galapagos of the East where herds of giant tortoises roam the plains, spiders the size of your fists prey, and bats take to the air with wingspans nearing 3 feet. Aldabra is less visited than Antarctica and is the most remote of the Seychelles islands. Join us for a location-themed dinner and lecture and learn more about this mystical island!
 

Dinner & Lecture: $26M; $32 NM. Lecture only: $12M; $15NM. Pre-registration required for dinner by 6PM Tuesday, March 15.

Third Thursdays: Dance

Event Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Address: 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA

For More Information:  http://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/events/6969

Join the Gardner Museum and Urbanity Dance for an evening focused on art and movement. Here you can enjoy performances created specifically for aerial view! Be inspired by the rich history of dance at the Gardner and get creative in the studio. There will be two 35 minute performances in Calderwood Hall at 7 and 8 PM. Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Tickets are required and include museum admission. Adults $15, students $5, members are free.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Event Date: Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time: Varying

Location: Citi Performing Arts Center

Address: 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.citicenter.org/buy/show-listing/16-celebrity-series-presents-alvin-ailey-american-dance-theater

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company returns to Boston! You won’t want to miss an incredible performance from this talented modern dance company. Tickets may be purchased online.

Especially for Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

Event Date: Friday, March 18, 2016

Time: 5 – 8:30 PM

Location: Discovery Museum

Address: 177 Main Street, Acton, MA

For More Information: http://discoverymuseums.org/programs-events/march-programs

Both museums at the Discovery Museums in Acton will be open with free admission during this special evening for families with children on the autism spectrum. Dinner will be provided! Visitors will get a sneak peek of Open Door Theatre’s Peter Pan – Taking Flight Musical from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, where you can find out all the costume secrets! Mini performances will take place on the half hour in the Education Room of the Science Discover Museum. Dinner will be provided in the Children’s Discovery Classroom.

The event is free but pre-registration required. Visit http://bit.ly/Esp4MeMar2016 to register.

Vericon

Event Date: Friday, March 18th – Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Time: Varying

Location: Harvard University

Address: 59 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA

For More Information: http://www.vericon.org/ 

All are welcome to Vericon – the annual science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction convention featuring exciting events like book signings, movie screenings, and author panels. This convention is run by the Harvard-Radcliffe Science Fiction Association and will feature guests like Ann Leckie, Ada Palmer, Greer Gilman, John Chu, Fran Wilde, Malka Older, Wesley Chu, Pamela Dean, Seth Dickinson, and Jo Walton.

Tickets are $10 – $35 and can be purchased online.

Health Fair: Our Changing Brain

Event Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016

Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.mos.org/public-events/a-world-underwater

Come explore the effects of brain chemistry on human behavior and health with Museum educators and local researchers. You will learn how your brain changes throughout your lifetime from adolescent brain chemistry to what happens during aging. There will be hands-on activities in the Hall of Human Life and throughout the Exhibit halls. Come join museum educators, local researchers, and local sciences as they explore this fascinating topic and display their own cutting-edge research!

School groups will be able to participate in activities Friday, March 18th from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM with a special presentation available for high school field trips.

Free with Exhibit Halls admission.

Morningstar Access – Evening Edition!

Event Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time: 6 PM – 8 PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum

Address: 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/morningstar-access-evening-edition-4

The Morningstar Access Program at Boston Children’s Museum will offer children with special needs the opportunity to visit the Museum at a time when there are only a few other visitors. There will be a limit to 100 guests, so children and their families can explore the Museum with less concern about infections and large crowds. Pre-registration is required.

The program is free with admission. All guests must pay upon arrival. Non-Members: Half admission price – $8. Members: Free. Pre-registration is required.

A World Underwater: The Reefs of Belize

Event Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Time: 7 PM – 9 PM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.mos.org/public-events/a-world-underwater

Don’t miss out on this underwater journey to Glover’s Reef Research Station in Belize where you can immerse yourself in coral reefs! Keith Ellen Bogen and Allan Adams will tell the story of the Mesoamerican reef system, the researchers working hard to conserve it, and the innovative MIT course behind the expedition in which students across the institute learned art, technique, and technology of underwater conservation photography. They’ll use images and cutting edge immersive video captured from their January 2016 expedition!

Advanced registration begins at 9 AM on Thursday March 10th and Tuesday March 8th for Museum members.