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Five things to do, March 19-25

The Turkish Film Festival, celebrating Women’s History Month at Harvard Book Store, the New England Canabis Conference, and more.

Diane Kruger stars in “In the Fade,” which will be featured at the 17th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures

Pass the Popcorn

Opening Thursday, March 22

Stars of Turkish cinema appear on screen and in person at the 17th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival. The slate features In the Fade, which won the Golden Globe for best foreign-language film, as well as US premieres — all subtitled in English — and Q&As with filmmakers. At the Museum of Fine Arts through April 8. $11 per film. mfa.org

Women’s Writes

Monday, March 19

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Harvard Book Store, where five writers will discuss their contributions to All the Women in My Family Sing, a new anthology of essays by 69 women of color. Among the speakers is Emerson College instructor Jennifer De Leon, who wrote Boston’s 2015 One City One Story selection, “Home Movie.” Free. 7 p.m. harvard.com

From Tree to Table

Saturday-Sunday, March 24-25

It’s maple sugaring season all over New England, not just in Vermont. Head to Brookwood Community Farm in Canton to learn how maple sugar is made, help with the process, and maybe buy some syrup. The annual Maple Sugar Days Festival includes games for children, food trucks, and horse-drawn wagon rides ($3). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Adults $10, children $5. massaudubon.org


Pot Spot

Saturday-Sunday, March 24-25

The fourth annual New England Cannabis Conference brings experts to the people. Ahead of the potential opening of recreational pot shops this summer, medical experts, hydroponics and cultivation specialists, and other industry pros gather at the Hynes Convention Center to network and answer questions. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. From $30; from $25 in advance. necann.com

Raising Rockers

Sunday, March 25

Bring your little hipsters to The Sinclair and introduce them to one of the all-time great jam bands. We Are Hydrogen performs The Music of Phish for Kids, presented by the Brooklyn-based family concert series Rock and Roll Playhouse. The event also includes games, dancing, and stories. 11:30 a.m. $15, free for children under 1. sinclaircambridge.com

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