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String ensemble to perform

 

The King’s Chapel concert series will continue with “Concerto!” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St.

 

King’s Chapel String Ensemble with organist Heinrich Christensen will perform “Concerto for Oboe and Violin” by Bach; “Organ Concerto: The Cuckoo and the Nightingale” by Handel; “Adagio, Oboe Concerto” by Albinoni and “Concerto Grosso for Two Violins” by Vivaldi.

 

Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 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 www.kingschapel.org or call 617-227-2155.

 

Children’s concert

 

The West End Branch Library, 151 Cambridge St., will present “Music with Megan” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25.

 

Preschoolers will join Megan to play rhythm instruments, sing and move to all kinds of music. Children will practice taking turns, learn new songs and enjoy moving, dancing, jumping and singing.

 

This free program is ideal for children, birth to age 5, with caregivers. No groups please. Families will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the program.

 

Call 617-523-3957 for more details.

 

College night

 

The Frog Pond on Boston Common will host College Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

 

College students can show their I.D. and get half price admission. Students from Simmons University, Roxbury Community College, Bentley University and Brandeis University will be admitted for free.

 

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

 

For more information, call 617-635-2120 or visit www.bostonfrogpond.com.

 

Organ recital

 

King’s Chapel, corner of School and Tremont streets, will present Steven Young in concert at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

 

Organist Young will play selections by Buxtehude, Claussmann, Falcinelli and Plum on the C.B. Fisk organ.

 

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

 

Visit www.kings-chapel.org or call 617- 227-2155 for more information.

 

Movie matinee

 

The West End Branch Library, 151 Cambridge St., will screen the blockbuster romcom “Crazy Rich Asians” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

 

In this 2018 release, a Chinese American professor must deal with her Chinese boyfriend’s wealthy and snobby family at Hong Kong’s wedding of the year.

 

Admission is free.

 

Call 617-523-3957 for more details.

 

Musical presentation

 

Joei Marshall Perry will present “Song is a Strong Thing” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the King’s Chapel Parish House, 64 Beacon St.

 

Drawing inspiration from Langston Hughes’ poem, “Spirituals,” Perry, a member of the King’s Chapel Choir and the King’s Chapel Vestry, will share a small, eclectic selection of songs that symbolize the strength of her relationship with music, the maternal influences in her life as a musician and the music that speaks to her as a mother/mother figure herself. She will explain how music uplifts and sustains her spirit and allows for her to communicate more fully and more deeply from her greatest joy to her deepest sorrow. A short discussion period and reception will follow.

 

Admission is free. RSVP to Gretchen@kingschapel.org or call 617-227- 2155.