The Patriots Day Parade was held Monday, April 21, starting at 9:30 at Brattle Street and ending about 10:40 a.m. at Bates Road in East Arlington.
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They includes the couple at right in Revolutionary dress who were riding beside a cannon and fired off flintlocks.
Festivities began with the Menotomy Minute Men raising the flag at Town Hall at 7 a.m. and ended with the Lancers’ reenactment of Paul Revere and William Dawes’ historic ride with a stop by Arlington Town Hall about 11:45 a.m. Jason Russell House tours are in the afternoon.
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As Town Meeting is set to begin April 28, a number of efforts are underway to inform members and the public about issues the meeting will face.
Town Meeting members of Precinct 3 have booked a room downstairs at the Fox Library on Thursday, April 24, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Music keeps brewin' at Menotomy Grill.
Performing free Thursday, April 24, 9:30 to midnight: David Johnston Band. Smokey, roots-rock from one of Boston's best-kept secrets. Top notch band that's backed up many well-known artists for decades. See 2010 Globe story >>
EulipiaJazz — a new production company based in Arlington dedicated to creating opportunities for local musicians and multidisciplinary artists to perform and collaborate — will present the first concert in what will be a three-part series at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Arlington Center for the Arts' theater at 41 Foster St.
Planned to coincide with Boston’s Jazz Week and aiming to ignite collective synergy, EulipiaJazz’s debut concert — made possible in part by a $500 grant from the Arlington Arts Council — will bring together a group of highly talented and diverse artists presenting an eclectic program of original musical compositions and visual art.
The Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents the Arlington-Belmont Chorale and the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra in concert on Sunday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m., at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Arlington, 630 Mass. Ave.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to "The Impresario"
Seventy-three of 78 Arlington runners completed the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, according to the Boston Athletic Association website. The numbers below refer to overall place and net time. At left is Krystal Campbell, who lived in Arlington at the time a bomb killed her and two others during last year's race:
Arlington parents who want to know what special-education services are available through the town's public schools now have one place to look, a 19-page booklet.
The push for the booklet came from a parent group; the staff of the Arlington public schools' special-education department put together the first such reference. It was handed out to the School Committee at its April 10 meeting.
"As far as I know, it is the only recent effort to describe our current programming," wrote Kathleen Lockyer, interim director of special education.
One of Stephen Sondheim’s most beautiful works waltzes onto the stage when AFD Theatre presents "A Little Night Music," opening May 2, at 22 Academy St.
Performances are Friday, May 2, 9 and 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 3, 10 and 17 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 4, 11 and 18, at 4 p.m.
A talk-back with cast and production crew will follow the May 4 matinee performance.
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