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5 things to do in and around Boston

The making of Sgt. Pepper, love letters of John and Abigail Adams, an ode to Bugs Bunny, and more things to see and do.

Bugs Bunny artwork from Warner Bros.

Bugs Bunny artwork from Warner Bros.

2013 new england boat show

February 11

BEATLES BEHIND THE SCENES

Beatles expert Scott Freiman explores the making of the band’s 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a presentation that includes rare recordings and video clips and insight into the Fab Four’s innovative studio techniques. At Brookline’s Coolidge Corner Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. 617-734-2500; coolidge.org

February 14-15

COLONIAL CANOODLING

Grab your history-loving honey and head to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum at 6 p.m. Thursday or Friday to hear actors give readings from the love letters of John and Abigail Adams (timed to Valentine’s Day, of course). Tickets ($35 each) include a chocolate tasting and a wine toast. 617-338-1773; bostonteapartyship.com

Spanish steps.

Maly Blomberg Photography

Spanish steps.

February 15

SPANISH STEPS

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New York-based A Palo Seco Flamenco Company puts on a show with both traditional and contemporary elements at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge Friday at 8 p.m., followed by a Q and A with company members. Tickets cost $40. 617-577-1400; multiculturalartscenter.org/events

February 15-23

WASCALLY WABBIT

The Brattle Theatre’s Bugs Bunny Film Festival is back with a packed nine-day schedule of screenings starring the Looney Tunes gang. Tickets are $9.75. 617-876-6838; brattlefilm.org

February 16-24

12.4 MILLION

That’s the number of registered boats in the United States. Yearning to join the seafaring ranks? Cruise over to the New England Boat Show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center starting Saturday. Hundreds of craft, both sail and power varieties, from 8 to 46 feet long, will be on display. Tickets cost $15. newenglandboatshow.com

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