5 Things You Need To Know Today: April 19

Get started with classical music with Beethoven's Wig, Benton for spring break, Egypt trip.

1. The Belmont Public Library welcomes writer, singer and performer Richard Perlmutter in his award-winning family music act Beethoven’s Wig today at 2 pm. in the Chenery Middle School Auditorium located at 95 Washington St. For the past decade, this nationally-known music act has introduced the joys of classical music to a generation of children through clever lyrics and on-stage antics. It's free and recommended for children five and older.

2. What to do with the kids during April break? Head over to the which is will be open today and tomorrow from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The friendly atmosphere makes the library a great destination for kids and adults to relax and just get out of the house. 

3.. Drop-in Vinyasa-style yoga classes, taught by professional instructors, will be held this evening at 7 p.m. at the 582 Pleasant St. All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat. Free parking on Pleasant, Leonard, and in the Claflin Street Parking Lot behind Belmont Center. The positioning will take place in Gardner Hall, at the back of the church – enter the hall from Alexander Street entrance. $10 for the session. All proceeds benefit Plymouth Nursery School.

4. The is now showing "Memories of Egypt," a collection includes abstract figurative paintings, monotypes and collages by . All are informed by her childhood experiences growing up in Alexandria, Egypt and are both autobiographical as well as observant of the environment in which she was raised. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gallery located on the top floor of the Homer Building in the Town Hall complex.

5. The Council on Aging now has a group that goes swimming at the Fernald Pool Thursdays between 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can join by signing up and completing a form at the reception desk at the .


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