LET’S BUILD Love Legos? Don’t miss the Concord Museum’s Family Lego Build on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wright Tavern, 2 Lexington Road, Concord. Meet expert Lego builder Cody Wells, who will lead Lego-related games and challenges all day long. Participants of all ages are welcome to build their own Lego creation at home and then bring it to the event to show it off. Or simply come build what you love about Concord — a favorite place or historic event. Prizes will be awarded for each age group. Twelve limited-edition Wright Tavern architecture kits will be for sale at the event. Entrance fee for the event is $10 for museum members and $20 for nonmembers. For more information and to reserve tickets call 978-369-9763, ext. 216 or go to www.concordmuseum.org.
BOOK SIGNING Author Irene Hasenberg Butter, who depicted her family’s harrowing experiences during the Holocaust in “Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope, My True Story,” will discuss her work and sign her book on Monday, June 11, at 7 p.m. at the Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. Admission is free. For more information, call 617-796-1360.
DOWNWARD GIGGLE Bring more laughter into your life by giving Laughter Yoga a try on Wednesday, June 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Meetinghouse of the First Universalist Society in Franklin, 262 Chestnut Street, Franklin. Laughter Yoga is a body/mind practice for well-being that involves deep breathing and a few stretches, playful laughter exercises, clapping, and deep relaxation. All ages and physical abilities are welcome. The class will be led by certified Laughter Yoga teachers Linda and Bill Hamaker. For more information, call 508-660-2223.
JUSTICE FOR ALL Belmont World Film begins a three-part weekly series titled “Justice for All,” on Monday, June 11, at the Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont. The series focuses on the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State by the largely Buddhist Burmese Ultranationalist movement (June 11), the treatment of women in Kurdistan (June 18), and the refugee crisis in France (June 25). All screenings take place at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11 in advance online and $12 (cash) at the door. For more information, call 617-484-3980 or go to www.belmontworldfilm.org.
MUSIC & STAGE Men who like to sing are invited to a participatory evening with the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus on Monday, June 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Join voices in classic, folk, pop, operatic, and musical theater music written and arranged for male singers. The songs will cover everything from sailors to soldiers to pilgrims by composers such as Randall Thompson, Morten Lauridsen, and Cole Porter. The event will be held at First Parish Church, 349 Boston Post Road, Weston. Admission is free. For more information, or to register, go to www.saengerfest.org.
Nashoba Symphonic Band, a 106-piece instrumental ensemble of musicians of all ages from more than 30 towns in central Massachusetts and Greater Boston, ends its current season with “Hats Off and Fare Thee Well” on Thursday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. The performance includes music by Leonard Bernstein, Morton Gould, and Joseph Jenkins and takes place in the Nashoba Regional High School Auditorium, 12 Green Road, Bolton. Admission is free; donations welcome. For more information, go to www.nashobamusic.com and click on the Nashoba Symphonic Band tab.
WachaDoo is a band whose members include a longtime principal of Woodrow Wilson School in Framingham, an Electronic Music Hall of Fame audio inventor, and a retired Bose engineer. The band will perform a benefit concert and record release on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton. Tickets are $22 online ($19.80 for HCA members) or $25 at the door. For more information, go to www.hopartscenter.org.
More than 100 singers, dancers, and musicians will be featured in the Acton Chinese Language School’s fifth annual Acton Traditional Chinese Music & Dance Night hosted by the Acton Recreation Department on Friday, June 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. at the NARA Park Amphitheater, 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton. The production includes the ACLS Pipa class, Beijing Opera, chorus, solo singing and traditional Chinese folk dances from several local Chinese children and adult dance groups. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.acton-ma.gov/events.Send ideas to NancySWest@gmail.com.