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Belmont: Buon Natale 2: A Christmas Concert for All Ages features Al Natale’s 17-piece Classic Swing Orchestra and vocalist Sandi Bedrosian performing holiday and big band favorites Sunday, 4 p.m., at the Belmont Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road. $15, $20. 617-484-9751.

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Natick: At “Wild Side: Tagging Sea Turtles around the Globe,” learn about research projects on leatherback and green sea turtles in Suriname, Hawaii, and Yap, Micronesia, opportunities for individuals to participate in tagging projects, and the increasing challenge that discarded plastic poses for marine turtle conservation efforts Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 280 Eliot St. $12, $10 Massachusetts Audubon Society members; registration required. 508-655-2296,

Wellesley: The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops family concert, featuring soprano Lori Anderson York singing holiday favorites, an audience sing-along, the winner of the organization’s “Two Front Teeth” contest, and a visit from Santa, starts at 3 p.m. Sunday in Mackenzie Auditorium at Massachusetts Bay Community College, 50 Oakland St. $25; seniors and students $20; under age 12 free.

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