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Friday, March 16

8 a.m. Growing: 6th Annual Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference begins at Bunker Hill Community College, Boston.

6 p.m. Art: Closing Reception for “Boston Does Boston XI” at Proof gallery, Boston.

7:30 p.m. Books: Amanda Cook reads from her new poetic memoir “Ironstone Whirlygig” at Gloucester Writers Center.

8:15 p.m. Music: Palehound, Oompa and friends perform at the Sinclair, Cambridge.

Saturday, March 17

9:15 a.m. Conference: Mass Cultural Council Institute at the DCU Center, Worcester.

10 a.m. Holidays: Nowruz 2018: The Persian New Year Festival (pictured at top) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

11 a.m. Art: Steve Gerberich’s “Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys” exhibit debuts at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Vermont.

3 p.m. Animation: Womanimation festival of animated films by women from around the world. At Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston.

5 p.m. Art/Performance: Closing and performance for “Fantasy Island 4.0 Queer Afro Indigenous Futures” at 233 Westminster St., Providence.

5 p.m. Activism: “Women, Socialism & The Black Liberation Struggle” panel discussion hosted by Workers World Party-Boston at 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston.

6 p.m. Art: Opening reception for “Charmed,” an explorative, Queer group show curated by Kyle Quinn, founder of Raw Meat Collective. At Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence.

8 p.m. Theater: New Repetory Theatre debuts “The Bakelite Masterpiece” at Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown.

Sunday, March 18

1 p.m. Media critic Dan Kennedy signs his new book “The Return of the Moguls” at Barnes & Noble at the Prudential Center, Boston.

2 p.m. Childen’s books: Pulitzer Prize–winning author Junot Díaz discusses his debut children’s picture book, “Islandborn,” at the Brattle Theatre, Cambridge.

2 p.m. Activism/Art: Make a Difference Craftivism Event at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton.

Monday, March 19

6:30 p.m. History: “Slavery, Abolition, and Haiti—A Look at Malden History” talk by Malden Public Library Director Dora St. Martin at the library, Malden.

8 p.m. Feminism: New Bedford Lyceum presents Gloria Steinem at Zeiterion Theatre, New Bedford.

Tuesday, March 20

Noon. Protest: Press Conference: Boston Mothers Speak Out Vs Police Violence at Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston.

2 p.m. Nature: Winter Tree and Shrub Identification and Signs of Spring at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

4:30 p.m. Kids: Wee the People presents “Popping Stereotypes,” an interactive game that explores and challenges gender stereotypes, at Egleston Square library, Boston.

8 p.m. “Equinox: New Forums for Black Consciousness, Hip Hop and Beyond” performances and discussion at AS220’s 95 Empire Street, Providence.

8 p.m. Horns: “Brass Attack” concert featuring Boycott, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band and Cocek Brass Band at Thunder Road, Somerville.

Wednesday, March 21

10 a.m. Art: “György Kepes Photographs: The MIT Years, 1946-1985” exhibition debuts at MIT Museum, Cambridge.

4 p.m. Kids/Activism: Wee the People presents “Little Voices Big Change: Black Lives Matter/Intersectionality” at Mattapan Library.

6 p.m. Activism: “3 Years of Mass Action Against Police Brutality- A review” at Egleston Square library, Roxbury, Boston.

7 p.m. Poetry: Improbable Places Poetry Tour visits Modern Millie’s Dress Shop in Salem for readings of fashion and identity, sewing and style.

7 p.m. Cosplay: Granite State Cosplay Meetup at Manchester Makerspace, Manchester, New Hampshire.

7:30 p.m. Dance: An Evening with Bill T. Jones at the College of Holy Cross, Worcester.

Thursday, March 22

5 p.m. Art: Opening reception for “Edie Bresler: Based on a True Story” exhibition at Simmons College’s Trustman Art Gallery, Boston.

7 p.m. Art: Bruce Myren speaks about his photography project regarding “The Washington Elm and the Fate of Elms” at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester.

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