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5 things to do and see in and around Boston

Bruins back on ice, live music for a brooding Brando, a horse-drawn-sleigh rally, and more

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask watches the puck during practice.

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Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask watches the puck during practice.

January 29


In the sixth game of the 2012-13 better-late-than-never NHL season, the Bruins face off against the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m. at the TD Garden.


At the New England Conservatory’s free Brando Noir concert, student, faculty, and alumni musicians will improvise to scenes from The Wild One, The Appaloosa, and other “Mr. Mumbles” films at 8 p.m. in Jordan Hall. 617-585-1260;

January 30

Sara Lundberg

Bottles from the Public Health Museum at Tewksbury Hospital.


• Bloodletting tools from the early 19th century

• Nurses’ caps from 1900 to 1960

• An early 20th-century iron lung

• Patent-medicine bottles from the late 19th century

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Those are just a few of the fascinating — and sometimes frightening — medical artifacts on display at Tewksbury Hospital’s Public Health Museum, reopening with revamped exhibitions. Check out the collection and learn more about Massachusetts’s key role in public health history at the free celebration on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. 978-851-7321, ext. 2606;

February 2


Olympic gold medalists Jenn Suhr (pole vault) and Aries Merritt (hurdles) are among the top athletes competing in the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at Boston’s Reggie Lewis Center at 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $22. 877-849-8722;


Horse-drawn Sleigh Rally at Old Sturbridge Village.

Bells will be jingling at Old Sturbridge Village on Saturday at 11 a.m. as dozens of dashing teams strut their stuff in the Antique Sleigh Rally. Cross your fingers for snow, and check the website before heading over. Free with museum admission. 800-733-1830;

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