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Globe West Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more listings, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Arlington: Jazz singer Rebecca Parris returns for her traditional Valentine’s Day concert Friday, 8 p.m., at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St. $18 to $28. 781-646-4849,

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Newton: Anna-Frida Abrahamsson and her trio share Swedish love songs and standards Saturday, 7 p.m., at the Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St. $15, $10 advance. 617-795-1914,


Waltham: In conjunction with camelia blooming season at the 19th-century Lyman Estate greenhouses, Historic New England offers additional guided tours of the Lyman mansion next Saturday and Sunday, and a lecture on the history of camelias next Sunday, 1:30-2 p.m., at the estate, 185 Lyman St. $5. 617-994-5912,

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