Immigrant Stories: Oral History Project Invitation to Participate
Cary Memorial Library, Lexington
Cary Library is creating a video-based oral history project titled Immigrant Stories of Lexington, and is seeking individuals who are willing to tell their stories about coming to the United States and share their thoughts about life in Lexington.
More information here: https://www.carylibrary.org/immigrant-history
“Beneath the Surface” Partner Church Film and Discussion
Saturday March 3, 7-9pm, First Parish in Concord
This moving film tells the story of the diverse and tolerant village, Bözödújfalu, that was intentionally flooded and destroyed during the reign of Ceausescu in the bid to destroy over 8,000 villages and force people into cities. Suggested donation of $20.
The filmmaker’s synopsis http://www.flandersimage.com/browse-titles/detail/beneath-the-surface
The 3 minute trailer is @ https://vimeo.com/105786921
Sounds of Grace Interfaith Hospice Choir Information Event
Sunday March 4, 4-5:30pm, First Congregational Church, Winchester
Sounds of Grace, an interfaith hospice choir based in Winchester, is celebrating ten years of singing songs for healing to people in the surrounding communities. Sounds of Grace invites everyone to come to this special event, to enjoy some of the group’s songs and to learn about the group’s activities in the community. There will be a reception and an opportunity for questions and discussion.
Second Friday Coffeehouse: Berklee College of Music Night
Friday March 9, 7:30pm, First Church Belmont
Featuring Brooks Robertson and Big Little Banter. Brooks merges hauntingly beautiful compositions, country rhythms and jazzy harmonies with funky licks into his own art form — sometimes delivered with a punch, sometimes with a smile — all firmly intent on keeping the legacy of fingerstyle guitar alive and well. Folk duo Big Little Banter is a collaboration project between Nate Daviau and Julia Gartha. Throughout the summer of 2017 Julia and Nate teamed up to bring a new energy to folk and country pop across the Toronto bar scene.
$12/adults • $8/students and seniors
Spirituality and Mental Health: Creating Your Own Connection
Sunday March 18, 2:30pm, Temple Isaiah, Lexington
Keynote Speaker: David H. Rosmarin, PhD, is director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He supervises the provision of spiritually-integrated services in clinical units throughout the hospital’s divisional structure, and collaborates with laboratories to study the clinical relevance of spirituality to anxiety, mood, psychotic, substance use, and other disorders.