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This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Belmont: Belmont Against Racism’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast features Jean McGuire, executive director of the Metco program, as keynote speaker, and music by gospel singer Darlene Wynn and Berklee musician Nichelle J. Mungo from 8:45 to 11 a.m. Monday in the Belmont High School cafeteria. $5; $10 family. 617-993-5900, www.

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Concord: “Thoreau, Civil Disobedience & Dr. Martin Luther King” has historical reenactor Richard Smith, as 19th-century author Henry David Thoreau, discussing the night he spent in jail in 1846 for not paying his poll tax, an incident that inspired Thoreau’s famous essay “Civil Disobedience,’’ Sunday from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden St. Free. 978-369-3254.

Watertown: Martin Luther King Unity Breakfast features two local musical groups, essays by middle and high school students, and the annual Unity Award. 9 a.m. Monday at the Hellenic Cultural Center. $10; under 13 free. 617-924-8182,

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