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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.


Brookline: The “Science on Screen’’ series presents the 1933 classic “King Kong,” in which a film crew visiting a remote island discovers a colossal ape who falls in love with the production’s beautiful leading lady. There will also be a talk by Tufts veterinarian and gorilla authority Chris Whittier. 7 p.m. Monday at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St. $11; $9 seniors, students. 617-734-2500,


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Lexington: The Lexington Bicentennial Band performs its winter concert Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lexington High School, 251 Waltham St. Free; donations welcome.


Weston: Want to learn about the events at the Winter Olympics? Want to make a collection of stamps featuring the events to be held next month in Sochi? Visitors can also make stamp snowflakes, snowmen and snowballs, and do other arts and crafts activities during the Winter Olympics Family Day program, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, 235 Wellesley St. $8; seniors $5; children $3. 781-768-8367,

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