This Weekend: Ragtime Women on Saturday, Rummage Sale at First Church

Photo: Deborrah Wyndham.

Pianist Deborrah Wyndham’s program, “Ragtime Women,” concludes the Belmont Public Library’s Music on Saturday series at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 9 in the Assembly Room. Wyndham plays ragtime rarities of women ragtime composers, sharing the interesting history of the women ragtime composers who contributed to its legacy with hundreds of published rags. Wyndham performs regularly throughout the U.S. Check out her website. Music on Saturday is free to all thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. 

 Deborrah Wyndham “The Brittwood Rag” by Eubie Blake

• The First Church in Belmont, Unitarian, 404 Concord Ave., will be holding its 73rd annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 9. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds go directly to the Stained-glass Window Fund, and the Partner Church and Social Action Committees.

 Powers Music School’s Suzuki group classes will perform on Saturday, May 9, at 3:30 p.m., at All Saints’ Church, 17 Clark St.

• First Church of Christ, Scientist, Belmont, 199 Common St., will host José de Dios Mata who gives a public lecture entitled “Divine Love: The Answer to Universal Health,” on Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m. Mata will explore the Biblical basis of God as divine Love, whose law Christ Jesus taught and practiced in his healing and teaching ministry. For further information, call 617-484-3963 or visit Free parking and child care will be provided.

• The Belmont Dramatic Club will ring-up the curtain for its spring production; “Prelude to a Kiss,” this weekend, Friday May 8 and Saturday, May 9, both at 8 p.m. Performances take place the historic Belmont Town Hall auditorium. The production of  the 1988 play by Craig Lucas is directed by Russell Greene. Tickets will be sold at the box office one hour before the show. Cost: $20. For information, go to the club’s website. Additional shows will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16; and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 17.

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