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Lexington: Neither a psychic nor a magician, Rory Raven is a master mentalist who has been astonishing audiences for over a decade with his knowledge of theater and the inner workings of the mind; he will perform amazing demonstrations exploring the powers of the mind Thursday, 7 p.m., at Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave. Free. www.carylibrary.org.
Newton: Ibbetson Street, a literary magazine based in Somerville founded by Doug Holder, Dianne Robitaille, and Richard Wilhelm in 1998, will celebrate the release of its latest issue with a reading featuring poets Dennis Daly and Manson Solomon on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St. $7. 617-965-5226, www.ibbetsonpress.com.
Waltham: Summer nights are perfect for an outdoor movie on the grounds of the Lyman Estate, where Historic New England and Pizzi Farm will present “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” on a big screen in the garden Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Come early to walk the landscape, have a picnic, explore the first floor of the 1793 mansion or shop at the historic greenhouses at 185 Lyman St. Free. 617-994-5912, www.historicnewgland.org.