The Newton History Museum at the Jackson Homestead will present a series of free concerts featuring musicians from Newton’s high schools during selected Community Weekends.
The concerts will be performed by students: jazz and classical musicians from Newton North and Newton South. The first concert in the series, featuring classical chamber music, will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 7.
During Community Weekends, admission to the Newton History Museum is free for Newton residents. The concerts are also free, but a $5 donation, which will support Newton’s music programs and the museum, is suggested.
Upcoming concerts will take place on Sunday, April 8 with classical music and Sunday, May 6 featuring jazz and original compositions. For additional information, contact the Newton History Museum at 617-796- 1450 or visit www.newtonhistorymuseum.org.
-- Ralph Ranalli