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Newton: “A Legacy of Endurance and Courage: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising April-May 1943,” a free presentation featuring a performance and a symposium, will take place Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Congregation Mishkan Tefila, 300 Hammond Pond Parkway. The performance presents the history of the Warsaw Ghetto through Yiddish songs and texts. The symposium, on “Armed and Moral Resistance,” will begin at 7:45 p.m., and will feature a screening of an excerpt from “The Pianist’’ and a panel discussion. 617-332-7770, www.mishkantefila.org.
Watertown: The Boston Swing Dance Network, which sponsors the biggest and longest-running swing dance events in the region, will feature Toni Lynn Washington, a singer with a wide-ranging repertoire, during its monthly session Saturday night at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center, 47 Nichols Ave. The evening will begin with lessons for beginners (included in the price of admission) from 7:45 to 8:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 11:30 p.m. $15, or $10 for students. 617-926-6979, www.bostonswingdance.com.