5 Things Nov. 12: Jennifer Mello Performance, Christmas Light Trade-In and More

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1. Jennifer Mello performance
Singer and songwriter Jennifer Mello will perform at EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton 3 p.m. Mello performs standards from the 50s, as well as original music. She also performs a wide range of styles, including slow ballads, up-beat dance music and pop-rock songs. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 508-285-3355.

2. Infant massage class registration deadline
Today is the registration deadline for a free infant massage program to be held 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. This program is designed for new moms and their partners and will be led by Jean Stringham, Sturdy Memorial’s infant massage coordinator. It will focus on the techniques and benefits of massage for infants. Tips on how to soothe and calm a colicky baby will also be provided. Parents are encouraged to bring their infants, age two weeks to 10 months old. Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to register call 508-236-7151.

3. “David” showing
The 24th Annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will show “David” 7 p.m. at Showcase Cinemas de Lux, 24 Patriot Place, Foxboro. Daud (Muatasem Mishal), a whip-smart Muslim boy, steps into the Jewish world one day in Brooklyn when an attempt to retrieve his family Koran leads him into a yeshiva. Interestingly, he is mistaken for a religious Jew in this poignant, award-winning drama about identity, friendship, family, community and Muslim/Jewish relations. This film stars Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani as Daud’s strict father. Recommended for ages 9 and older. Tickets are $12 and can be bought here.

4. Christmas light trade-in
People can save cash and energy this year by participating in The Home Depot’s fourth annual Christmas Light Trade-In. Through Nov. 14, customers can bring in their old working or non-working Christmas light strings to be recycled and receive coupons from $3 to $5 off the purchase of energy efficient seasonal LED string lights.

5. High near 69, low around 50
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Tonight there is a 30 percent chance of showers. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 50.


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