History takes center stage on the June arts and cultural event calendar in Medford:
– The Medford Historical Society and Medford Public Library present the first two events off their series of exhibits and programs on World War I, commemorating the centennial of the war
– Local historian Dee Morris presents a walking tour of Grove Street in West Medford
– The Royall House and Slave Quarters holds a special benefit event and opens its new “Enslavement to Freedom” exhibit
– The Victorian Society in America/New England Chapter will honor four local winners of 2017 Preservation Awards
– The library also begins its Build a Better World Summer series with a talk by art historian Elena Neva on architect Frank Lloyd Wright
Other highlights of the month include:
– The opening of the 2017 Medford Farmers Market season at its new location, the Condon Band Shell Park
– The Medford Day Festival, Tufts Garden Community Block Party, Circle the Square, and Medford Public Library Summer Reading Gala events
– The final events on Chevalier Theatre’s 2016-17 season schedule
Other activities include movies, music, art exhibits, comedy, musical theater and more.
For details, visit the Medford Arts and Culture events calendar on the website for CACHE – the Coalition for Arts, Culture and a Healthy Economy in Medford.
Have an event to submit? Send the information to cache.event[AT]gmail.com.
– Submitted by Ken Krause, CACHE Calendar Editor