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Five things to do in Boston April 5 to April 12

Opening game for the Red Sox, a postponed St. Patty’s parade, an abstract sculpture’s reconfiguration.

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Armenian Heritage Park in the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.


Monday, April 6

3:05 p.m. Red Sox vs. Phillies. Opening game of the season. ‘Nuff said.


Wednesday, April 8

ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will deliver a free public lecture titled “Who Do You Believe in the 24/7, Multi-Platform World of News?” at 3:30 p.m. at the Cabot Intercultural Center at Tufts University. Jonathan M. Tisch , Tufts trustee and Loews Corp. Cochairman, serves as interviewer.


Saturday, April 11

Who couldn’t use a little freshening up? It’s time for the annual reconfiguration of the Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron made from steel and aluminum located at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. A crane has reshaped the two halves of the work, and the public is invited to this free 2 p.m. reception on Saturday to view the results. City arts czar Julie Burros will speak, and tea and sweets will be served.


Sunday, April 12


Scituate, the self-proclaimed Irish Riviera, pushed back its St. Patrick’s Day Parade to April 12 in hopes of better weather. The kid-friendly event, starting at 1 p.m. and hosted by the town’s Chamber of Commerce, features clowns, step dancers, pipes and drums, classic cars, local politicians, and plenty of strewn candy in its wake.


Sunday, April 12

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David Eisenhower, grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will be the keynote speaker at an annual commemoration of the end of the Holocaust, held by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston. This year’s theme is Liberation: From Darkness to Light. The April 12 event, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Faneuil Hall, will honor local Holocaust survivors and mark those lost.

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