Globe West Best Bets

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

Newton: The Boston Cello Quartet (above), formed by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, presents a special concert blending classical, jazz, and contemporary music Sunday, 4 p.m., at the All Newton Music School, 321 Chestnut St. Tickets $30; $20 seniors, and free for ages 9 to 18. 617-527-4553, www.allnewtonmusicschool.com.

Wellesley: The Wellesley Symphony presents “Out of This World,” featuring hornist Kevin Owen in a program including Richard Strauss’ fanfare from “2001: A Space Odyssey,” Thomas Oboe Lee’s “Pluto: Lord of the Underworld,” Debussy’s “Claire de Lune,” Holst’s “Mars, the Bringer of War,” and Williams’s “Flying Theme’’ from “E.T.,” Sunday, 3 p.m., at Mass. Bay Community College, 50 Oakland St. Tickets $25; seniors and students $20; children under 12, free. www.wellesleysymphony.org.


Wellesley: Junot Díaz (left), the author of “Drown” and “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize among a handful of top honors, reads from his works and answers questions Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., as part of the Distinguished Writer Series at Wellesley College’s Newhouse Center for the Humanities, 106 Central St. Free. 781-283-2608, new.wellesley.edu/events.

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