Sunday, July 24, 2011
Crime reports, wicked weather and an electric announcement this week in Lexington.
Was a bit of a wild week in Lexington as talk about the weather wasn’t idle chatter and state officials made an electric announcement on the Battle Green. Monday morning, Patch published a video of Meadow Mist Farm’s John Moriarty, talking about his portable chicken coop and other integrated farming practices. We also warned about an alleged sweepstakes scam so comprehensive it sent a cab to one resident’s home. Tuesday’s stories included a report on continued larcenies at Boston Sports Club and an About Town column featuring Andrew Ference of the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins, who was in Bedford signing books. On Wednesday we told you about the on ongoing issue of cars getting keyed while parked legally outside Paint Rock Pool and …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
What's going on in and around Lexington.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond. 1. LYST Presents "Bye Bye Birdie" Where/When: Cary Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue; 7 p.m., Friday, July 22 and 1 p.m., Saturday, July 23 Why Go: Lexington Youth Summer Theatre is presenting the timeless classic "Bye Bye Birdie" and attendees will be able to bid on a one-of-a-kind guitar signed by Tom Scholz of the band Boston. Proceeds benefit children's charities selected by the cast. Pricing: Tickets are $13 in advance adn $15 at the door. 2. Summer Concert …
A play, an NPR host, two board meet and even more heat today in Lexington.
1. Wake up with the Lexington Center Committee, which meets at 8:30 a.m. this morning at Cary Hall. Agenda items include future plans for the Dana Home and a valet parking program at Buca di Beppo. 2. Lexington Youth Summer Theatre's production of "Bye Bye Birdie" debuts at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Hall. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. 3. NPR host Bill Littlefield will visit Cary Memorial Library from 7 to 8:45 p.m. this evening to discuss baseball, the Bruins Stanely Cup win and other sports-related topics in his program "Only a Game ... Except When it Isn't." 4. The Historical Commission meets at 7:45 p.m. tonight at the Town Office Building and will hold hearings for demolition applications for properties on Dewey Road, …
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Lexington Youth Summer Theatre brings Conrad Birdie and all the "Kids" to Cary Hall July 21 to 23.
Sunday, July 17, 2011
The following is a press release from Lexington Youth Summer Theatre (LYST): LYST's upcoming production of "Bye Bye Birdie" will be spreading sunshine all over town on July 21 to 23 at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington. Sporting a cast of 30 of the area’s most talented youth, LYST offers a light-hearted summer theatre experience that is pure fun. "Bye Bye Birdie" is a family-friendly, time-honored musical comedy about teen idols, young love, and what it’s like to raise kids in the 1950s. With its universal themes and classic tunes like "Put on a Happy Face" and "Kids," "Bye Bye Birdie" offers something for everyone—from toddlers to grandparents. A portion of the proceeds from LYST go to children’s charities selected by the cast; past …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
And a theatrical car wash this weekend.
Lexington Youth Summer Theatre's ensemble is washing cars to raise money for children’s charities. It's a great way to shine up the old automobile for a few dollars -- and help other needy kids. Take your dusty car to the 4 Militia Drive parking lot on July 10, beginning at 9 a.m. Proceeds from this event, and the upcoming July 21 and 22 performances of "Bye Bye Birdie," go straight to charity. Posted at 5:45 a.m. this morning ... A few weeks ago, at the behest of Fred Johnson, president of the Lexington Symphony and LEF Executive Director Deborah Jackson, heads of committees and boards met in Cary Memorial Library's large meeting room to talk about how best to coordinate events without scheduling conflicting programs. Patrick Ball from …