Fenway neighborhood notes
The Massachusetts College of Art and Design will host its annual spring sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 at the Tower Building lobby, 621 Huntington Ave.
The sale will feature original works of ceramic, fibers, hand-blown glass, oil paintings, jewelry, photography, sculpture and more created by MassArt students and alumni. Profits will go to the artists and to support student scholarships.
Visit www.massart.edu or call 617-879-7710 for further information.
The Wheelock Family Theatre, 200 The Riverway, is presenting the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web” at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14. The Sunday performance will be interpreted in ASL and audio-described.
Based on the beloved book by E.B. White, the play tells the tale of friendship and loyalty as spider Charlotte works a miracle with her web to save the young pig Wilbur.
For more information, visit www.wheelockfamilytheater.org or call 617-879-2300.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 the Fenway, will host a Third Thursday program, “Creative Play,” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 18.
The museum will partner with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design for an evening celebrating imagination, experimentation and the pleasure in play. There will be a cash bar and the courtyard café will be open for refreshments.
Tickets include museum admission and are $15 general, $12 seniors and free for members and students. Call 617-566-1401 or visit www.gardnermuseum.org for more information.
All Star concert
Berklee College of Music will present the City Music All Star concert at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 at the Red Room at Café 939, 939 Boylston St.
The concert will feature musicians in the City Music program. Admission is free.
Visit www.berklee.edu or call 617-266-1400 for more details.
Muddy River tour
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy will host a free walking tour of the restored Muddy River from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 and 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, meeting at REI at the Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive.
Led by an Emerald Necklace Conservancy docent, this tour will traverse the footprint of the restored Muddy River in the Back Bay Fens. Walkers will learn about the project that brought portions of the Muddy River aboveground and hear the story of how a piece of Olmsted’s landscape was reclaimed as parkland after spending decades used as a parking lot. They should wear walking shoes and bring a refillable water bottle. Tours are cancelled for rain or extreme weather.
Check www.emeraldnecklace.org or call 617-522-2700 for updates.
The New England Conservatory will host the Boston Cello Quartet in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22 at Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St.
NEC Preparatory School’s ensemble-in-residence, the Boston Cello Quartet, is made up of four Boston Symphony Orchestra cellists, Blaise Dejardin, Adam Esbensen, Mihail Jojatu and Alexandre Lecarme.
Visit www.necmusic.edu or call 617-585-1100 for further details.
Dance and sing
SingPositive and Ballet Rox will host the annual spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21 at Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University, 342 Huntington Ave.
The chorus and dance troupe will perform songs by Justin Timberlake, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sly and the Family Stone, Milck and more. The performance will feature the amazing house band, including one-woman tap-dance percussion section Jenny Herzog.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchase online at www.singpositive.org.