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Dads and donuts

The Hill House, 127 Mount Vernon St., will host Dads and Donuts from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21.

Dads and kids can visit for a morning of donuts and coffee and play with all the mats and gym equipment. FH Perry Builder will stop by at 10 a.m. for a child-friendly building workshop in the art room.

Admission is $8 per child in advance, $10 at the door.

Call 617-227-5838 or visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

College Night

The Frog Pond on Boston Common will host College Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and 30.

College students can show their I.D. and get half price admission. Students from Wentworth and Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be admitted for free on Jan. 23 and students from Suffolk University, Emerson College, Fisher College Mount Ida College and Bay State College the following week.

They can bring their own skates or rent them for $12.

For more information, call 617-635-2120 or visit

Portrait of a composer

The King’s Chapel Choir and soloists will present “Portrait of a Composer: James Woodman” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21 at King’s Chapel, corner of School and Tremont streets.

The evening will provide a retrospective of works by Cambridge composer James Woodman performed by the King’s Chapel Choir and soloists, with organist Barbara Bruns, directed by Heinrich Christensen. Highlights of the program will include “Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis,” “Te Deum” and settings of spirituals.

Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m.

Validated concert parking at One Beacon St. garage will be available.

For further information, visit or call 617-227-2155.

Violin recital

King’s Chapel, corner of School and Tremont streets, will welcome violin virtuoso Tanja Roos in concert at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Roos will perform works by Bach, Paganini, Ysaye and Zhangyi.

A donation of $3 is requested; all contributions are given directly to the musicians.

Visit or call 617227-2155 for more information.

Films of Cary Grant

The West End Branch Library, 151 Cambridge St., is presenting a series of films starring Hollywood legend Cary Grant from 3 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 31.

Featured will be the comedies “His Girl Friday” with Rosalind Russell on Jan. 24 and “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” with Myrna Loy the following week.

Admission is free. Call 617-523-3957 for further details.