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Since turning 50 in 2011, Framingham town counsel Christopher Petrini has pursued his dreams of mountaineering adventures “while my bucket list was full and I had good health and energy.” June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Framingham Public Library, he will detail his latest expedition for charity, climbing California’s Mount Whitney.
Boston College professor Maxim Shrayer of Brookline is honoring his Jewish-Russian heritage in his new book, “I Saw It: Ilya Selvinsky and the Legacy of Bearing Witness to the Shoah.’’
The Meadowbrook School of Weston has earned a $1,000 runner-up prize from Natick-based Trend Micro for a video showcasing its new digital citizenship and literacy curriculum.
Miranda Gelch of Newton is performing in “The Sound of Music” at the North Shore Music Theatre.