Five Things You Need to Know: May 9

If you're looking for something to do today, odds are a library has something for you.

  1. The humble pencil, in some peoples' hands, turns into a powerful artistic tool. Taryn Wells' pencil portraits will grace the walls at the for an ongoing show which starts today. It's a free exhibit which runs all day, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  2. Over at the , a special morning of stories and song with a . A free morning event for kids under two, and for their parents or caregivers–especially those who are fans of Mother Goose themselves! It begins at 11:15 a.m.
  3. The today at , for free at 2:30 p.m. The 43-year-old musical troupe has a broad catalog of songs ranging from Broadway hits to folk tunes to golden oldies, all coming from golden pipes. 
  4. If you're a fan of Marina Endicott's "Good to a Fault," or if you think you can catch up on reading quickly, check out the book group tonight at 7 p.m. Leading , Librarian Rosalie Bookston will talk about Endicott's novel about compassion and altruism, which begins with a crash.
  5. Jamaica Plain's  is showing one of Woody Allen's films: . The free showing starts at 6:30 p.m. If you like what you see, Morales is said to be visiting the Boston area next week.
Susan May 09, 2011 at 08:02 PM
Meet Taryn Wells this Saturday, at an artist's reception, 7 to 8:30 at the Brookline Arts Center.


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