St. Chrysostom’s Church to Host Benefit Concert for Quincy Crisis Center featuring Quincy Musicians’ Alliance

(QUINCY) St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church will hold a concert to benefit the Quincy Crisis Center at 4 pm on Sunday, March 17.  The concert will feature six professional Quincy-based musicians organized under the auspices of the Quincy Musicians’ Alliance:  soprano Jeanne Lucas, violist Sandy Nortier, saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, harpsichordist Thomas Bowers, bassoonist Adrian Jojatu, and composer/pianist Delvyn Case.  A variety of baroque, classical, romantic, and contemporary music will be performed.  Admission is free, and a collection will be taken to benefit the Quincy Crisis Center.  Children and families are welcome.  St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church is located at 1 Linden St (corner of Hancock St.)  The church is fully accessible. More information is available at www.stcquincy.org or 617-472-0737.

The Quincy Crisis Center serves people of the South Shore by providing nutritious meals, home food deliveries, and a crisis hotline.  It is a program of the Esther R. Sanger Center for Compassion, Inc.   Members of the public who are interested in supporting the mission may visit www.sangercenter.org or call 617-846-6967.

The Quincy Musicians’ Alliance, an initiative founded by St. Chrysostom’s Music Director Delvyn Case, is dedicated to the presentation of outreach, educational, and benefit concerts in the city, featuring professional musicians who call Quincy home.   Residents who are interested in collaborating with the QMA may contact Delvyn Case at delvyncase@yahoo.com or 978-793-1445.

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Home_Ec

Wednesday, March 6th at 7pm. RSVP HERE

Like to do it yourself? Come to Radical Home Ec. and learn how to DIY your socks off!

Radical Home Ec. consists of 1-3 demonstrations with the opportunity for hands-on learning and take-home samples (depending on what we make). All directions, supply lists, and vendors will be posted on the

Facebook event page after the class.

For this installment, we'll focus on "Healthy & Beauty" as we learn to make:

  • Shea Butter Deodorant
  • Rosewater Toner
  • Preservative-free Lotion (or Lotion Bars)

Do you have an idea for Radical Home Ec.? Do you have some mad DIY skills that you'd like to share? Let us know! Contact 

Kendyll Hillegas

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Zombie

Can zombies be your spiritual guide?

When you think of the end of the world, what comes to mind?  Men with long beards? Bunkers full of food? The Cubs winning the World Series? This Lenten season Omar Reyes, St. C seminarian, will be leading a conversational Bible Study with the book 

World War Z, soon to be a major motion picture. "What would YOU do at the end of the world?"  Can zombies teach us to be better humans? Come and see!

When: Your adventure begins at 6:30pm each Thursday

Where: St. Chrysostom's, 1 Linden St. | Quincy, MA

RSVPClick HERE (even if you can't RSVP, come anyway)

Questions? Contact Omar

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string concert

** This concert has been canceled due to severe weather on Friday, February 8th. Please stay tuned for a possible make-up date **Classical Guitarist and String Quartet to Perform Free Concert at St. Chrysostom’s Church

(QUINCY)  Aaron Larget-Caplan, one of the Boston area’s most active classical guitarists, will present a free concert at 7:30 pm on Friday, Feb. 8 as part of the St. Chrysostom’s Church Concert Series.  Larget-Caplan will be joined by a string a quartet in a concert of  chamber and solo music by J.S. Bach, Elliott Carter, and others.  Children and families are welcome.  St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church is located at 1 Linden St (corner of Hancock St.)  The church is fully accessible.

Born in Oklahoma and raised in Colorado, Aaron Larget-Caplan began playing classical guitar at age 16, giving his debut at the Tabor Opera House soon after. Since then he has premiered over four-dozen solo compositions, founded the New Lullaby Project and Greater Boston House Concerts, and begun ¡Con Fuego! – a classical Spanish music and flamenco dance ensemble. He gives regular recitals throughout the country and is a concerto soloist, performing Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez repeatedly. He is also a sought after chamber musician, performing works by Stravinksy, Villa-Lobos, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Piazzolla, Takemitsu, Shankar and more.  He has released two solo CDs, including New Lullaby, about which Fanfare Magazine wrotehis playing catches every nuance of the music”. He is a faculty member at the Boston Conservatory at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

www.aaronlc.com.

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