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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.


Lowell: Harvey Robbins’s Royalty of Doo-Wopp & Rock ‘n’ Roll features: an Elvis Presley revue with Dana Z; Randy and The Rainbows; The Dynamics; Tony Funches, former lead singer of Herb Reed’s Platters; the legacy of Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters, with son Ron McPhatter; a salute to Hank Ballard’s Midnighters, with hall Billy Davis; and Harvey Robbins’s Royalty of Rock ‘n’ Roll All-Stars. Sunday, 3 p.m., Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 E. Merrimack St. $57, $47 includes restoration fees. 978-454-2299,

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Lowell: Get creative at Lowell Kids Week 2013, a week of fun, free family activities at many locations during February school vacation. Local groups host arts and crafts events, workshops, ice skating, games, music and dance performances, movies, and more. For everyone from toddlers to teenagers. Week of Feb. 18. Lowell National Historical Park, 246 Market St. Free. 978-970-5000,

Salisbury: RebelFest Youth Battle of the Bands features 10 talented youth bands and musicians from DeAngelis Studio of Music in Haverhill and Ground Zero of Allentown, N.H. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the charity of the winning band’s choice. Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front North. $13-$16. 978-462-5888,

Wakefield: Janet Feld’s CD Release Party celebrates “I Met Myself,” her first CD in more than eight years. Saturday, 8 p.m., Linden Tree Coffeehouse, 326 Main St. $16, under 13 $10. 781-246-2836,

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