The Week to Come: All-Town Elementary Concert,
Shakespeare, Bunker Hill

• Music students from the town’s four elementary school who participate in the Saturday Morning Music School and the All-Town Chorus perform will be performing in the All-Town Elementary Concert on Monday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Belmont High School’s auditorium.

• Shakespeare comes to Belmont as The New Rep’s Classic Repertory Company presents Will’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Tuesday, April 8, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. It’s a fun rep show that is a great way for people who never had a chance to see the Bard’s works up close or as an introduction Shakespeare to children. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 kids under 16.

• Here is a great primer on getting a community project from idea to reality: “Rebuilding Joey’s Park: A Community Success Story” will be held Thursday, April 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the community room of the Wellington Elementary School between School and Orchard streets.

Sponsored by the Belmont League of Women Voters, it is the story how a small group of parents organized private businesses and more than 2,000 volunteers, raise $450,000 and planned and constructed Joey’s Park, the new playground at the Winn Brook School. Presented by Diane Miller and Ellen Schreiber, co-chairs of the Friends of Joey’s Park effort to Rebuild the Park

• On Monday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to noon, the Belmont Public Library’s monthly book review series, Books and Bites, in conjunction with One Book, One Belmont 2014, will examine life during the American Revolution from three very different viewpoints: “Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin” by Jill Lepore, “1776” by David McCullough and “Chains: Seeds of America” by Laurie Halse Anderson.

• The Board of Selectmen will take up the long-standing issues with ambient noise coming from the Wellington Elementary School at its regular Monday meeting at 7 p.m., April. 7, at Belmont Town Hall.

• The Belmont Board of Health will be holding an informational public meeting on the proposed bylaw amendments on animal kennels in town. The meeting takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. 

• Want to know what’s in the school committee’s fiscal 2015 budget? Here’s your chance: the Belmont School Committee is holding a community meeting on Monday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. where they will review the budget and will answer public questions. The action’s taking place in the community room in the award-winning (and noisy) Wellington Elementary School between Orchard and School streets at 121 Orchard St.

• We usually just hear the kids on the stage; this week it’s the grown up’s chance to show their chops. The Parent/Teacher Band Concert takes place Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Chenery Middle School auditorium.

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