January PlanAhead: Your Boston events calendar

Kick off the new year with plenty of events around Boston | Photo via @pawassung

Happy January, Boston. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longer, taking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in BOSNote: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in BOS. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

Saturday, January 1-Sunday, January 2 

Saturday, Jan. 1 

Sunday, Jan. 2 

  • Harlem Globetrotters | Sun., Jan. 2 | 2 p.m. | Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell | $31+ | Grab meet + greet tickets and head over at 12:30 to chat with the entertainers.
  • Vinyl Show | Sun., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Hilton Garden Inn, Burlington | $5 | Tickets sold at the door for this sale of new and used vinyl records.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.

Monday, January 3 – Sunday, January 9 

Monday, Jan. 3

  • PAWS to Read with Merryl | Mon., Jan. 3 | 4-5 p.m. | Tufts Library | Free | Register for a time slot with Merryl the therapy dog who visits the Children’s Room. 
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 3 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

  • Jesus Christ Superstar | Tues., Jan 4 – Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Emerson Colonial Theatre | $44.75+ | In celebration of the musical’s 50th anniversary, a new production comes to Boston.
  • Quilting Circle | Tues., Jan. 4 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Boston Public Library, Codman Square | Free | Calling all sewers, quilters, and anyone with an interest in any and all fabric art — this group is for you. 
  • Things We Lost to the Water | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Cambridge Public Library for a virtual talk with Eric Nguyen about his book Things We Lost To The Water.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5 

  • Kick It! | Wed., Jan. 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Night Shift Brewing, Everett | $20+ | Tickets for the award-winning fitness class include one beer or non-alcoholic drink.
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • Paint Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Aloft Boston Seaport District | $35 | Ticket includes all the supplies you need to create your winter wonderland painting — get there early to grab a seat and a drink before the class begins.
  • Snowmazing | Wed., Jan. 5-Sun., Jan. 9 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Boston Children’s Museum | $18 | Spend the day with Jack Frost and friends with plenty of fun winter-themed decor, programs, and activities. 
  • Open Mic Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville | Free | Mike Morrisey hosts an evening of laughs + performers will receive one drink ticket

Thursday, Jan. 6 

  • West Roxbury Library Origami Club | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 4:15-5:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Register for this workshop with the Boston Public Library. 
  • “¡Con Salsa!” | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Hyde Park | Free | WBUR Radio Announcer & Producer José C. Massó will participate in this 10-part lecture series and explore the history of Afro-Latin music in the US.
  • Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-7:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Emmy Award winning local journalist Ted Reinstein discusses his new book.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Mario Kart Grand Prix | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Dorchester Brewing Co., 1250 Massachusetts Ave. | $10 | Play Mario Kart on Vintage N64 systems and spend your drink token on any of the draft offerings.

Friday, Jan. 7 

  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri., Jan 7, Fri. Jan. 14, Fri. Jan. 21 + Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.

Saturday, Jan. 8 

  • Onesie Crawl | Sat., Jan. 8 | 6 p.m. | Fenway Park | $10+ | If you’re a January baby, your ticket to this bar crawl is free.
  • Naughty Doctors Comedy Showcase | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 p.m. | Sixth Gear — Cask & Kitchen, 81 L St. | $10 | Take a night to laugh with hosts Dan Reardon + Dave Caggiano.
  • A Killer By Design | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Celebrate the release of A Killer by Design with authors Ann Wolbert Burgess + Steven Matthew Constantine.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.

Sunday, Jan. 9

  • Poetry Open Mic Night | Sun., Jan 9 + Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | The sign up list opens at 6:30 p.m. — bring your own works to perform for a supportive crowd.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • WWE Supershow | Sun., Jan. 9 | 5 p.m. | TD Garden | $26.50+ |  Kicking off the new year with 6 WWE championship matches live in Boston.

Monday, January 10 – Sunday, January 16 

Monday, Jan. 10

  • Celtics vs. Pacers | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | TD Garden | $46.50+ | The Indiana Pacers are coming to town so grab tickets to cheer on the Celtics. 
  • Sasha Sagan and Emily Levesque | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Free | The authors celebrate the paperback releases of their books, For Small Creatures Such as We + The Last Stargazers, in this live conversation.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 10 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey | Mon., Jan. 10 + Sun., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $19.25+ | View the 2001 film on the big screen in all its glory — presented in 70mm.
  • Readville Yard 5 Public Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Notice of Project Change for Readville Yard 5 in Hyde Park proposes combining two previously approved buildings into a single structure.
  • Dorchester Bay City Public Meeting | Mon., Jan 10. | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Focusing on transportation, infrastructure, sustainability and resiliency for the proposed Dorchester Bay City project.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

  • Da Baby | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $69.95+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. for the show presented by Rolling Loud. 
  • Boston’s Back to Business Bash | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-8:30 p.m. | W Boston, 100 Stuart St. | $20+ |  The biggest Back to Business Bash network event yet, with guest speakers, door prizes, + resources to help launch your year.
  • Drawing and Painting Cat and Dog Portraits | Tues., Jan. 11 | 5:30 p.m. | Zoom | $240 | Celebrate your special four-legged friend, whether it is still with us or has passed on, by drawing and painting its portrait. 
  • Beginner Photography Class | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Zoom | $35 | Learn photography basics like aperture, shutter speed, + the various automatic camera modes — perfect for a new photographer. 📸
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Featuring a post-film conversation with guests from the Huntington’s production of “The Bluest Eye.”
  • 17 Bradston St. Public Meeting | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The BPDA is hosting a meeting for the Newmarket project to discuss the Project Notification Form.
  • 25-33 Hamilton St. Public Meeting | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The second public meeting for the 25-33 Hamilton Street project located in Dorchester.
  • Developer’s Presentation: Parcel R-1 Chinatown | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The development team will present its proposed project, a mixed-use development consisting of affordable housing and community space.

Wednesday, Jan. 12 

  • 2022 Boston University Neurophotonics Center Symposium | Wed., Jan. 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boston University Photonics Center | Free | This is the fifth year for the conference and if you can’t attend in-person register for a virtual link. 
  • Black Seeds Writers Group | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Free | Celebrate the newest issue of The Pilgrim literary magazine with the Black Seeds Writers Group.
  • Havana Nights: Online Cuban Cooking Class | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6 p.m. | Zoom | $65 | A hands-on class where you’ll learn to cook guiso de maiz (corn chowder) picadillo classico (savory beef), morosy christiano (rice + black beans), platanos mauros (fried plantains), and pastel de limones creollos de cazo bueso (key lime pie).
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • Government Center Urban Renewal Community Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The BPDA invites neighbors of the Government Center Urban Renewal Plan Area to a community meeting to gain feedback on a request to extend the terms of the plan.
  • St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Public Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 5:30-6:20 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A meeting for the proposed Parking Garage project located in Brighton.
  • 155 North Beacon St. Public Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Project Notification Form submitted to the BPDA for this Allston/Brighton project.

Thursday, Jan. 13 

  • Dancing with the Stars | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Boch Center, Wang Theatre | $49+ | See the performances from the dancing company + guest stars.  
  • Jon B. | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | City Winery | $40+ | Listen to the smooth melodies + contemporary R&B from the Rhode Island-native.
  • Chris Lane | Thur., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $32.50+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this Fill Them Boots tour stop. 
  • Boston Celtic Music Festival | Thurs., Jan. 13-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Harvard Square | Prices vary | The 19th annual festival will include plenty of music and tradition. 
  • Turkish Kitchen | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $120 | Bake Turkish meatballs with vegetables, jasmine pilaf with orzo, + sauteed carrots and spinach with yogurt.
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Tai Chi for Wellness with Eddie Watkins | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 2-3 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tune in with the Boston Public Library for this introduction to Tai Chi led by Eddie Watkins. 
  • Shakespeare Reimagined: The Tragedy of Macbeth | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Featuring a post-film discussion with film critic Sean Burns, author Anita Diamant, and BU Dean Harvey Young.

Friday, Jan. 14 

  • Motion City Soundtrack | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | 36.50+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to see the headliner + All Get Out. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri. Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Belmond World Film’s Family Film Festival | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Multiple locations + streaming virtually | $10+ | Bring your kids + enjoy family-friendly movies from around the world — or stream them all from the comfort of your home. 🎞️
  • Persian Cuisine Cooking Class | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6-9 p.m. | Online | $65 | Learn to make fesenjan, a tahdig rice dish, rose petals + barberries, and gondi — a.k.a. Persian “matzoh balls.”
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.
  • Gimme Gimme Disco | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8 p.m. | Big Night Live, 110 Causeway St. | $23 | This dance party features ABBA hits + disco songs from The Bee Gees and Cher.
  • New England International Auto Show | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12 p.m. | Boston Convention and Exhibition Center | $17 | Browse hundreds of new vehicles in the Seaport District.

Saturday, Jan. 15 

  • Brunch N’ Soca | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2 p.m. | Savvor Restaurant and Lounge, 180 Lincoln St. | Free | A brunch experience with Soca vibes — brunch is from 2-5 p.m., with a day party following from 5-8 p.m. 
  • Jesus Christ Superstar | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2 p.m. | Emerson Colonial Theatre | $204+ | the A performance of the theatrical masterpiece by legendary writing team Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
  • Shrike | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8-10 p.m. | Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. | $25 | Fresh Ink Theatre presents “Shrike,” written by Erin Lerch and directed by Josh Glenn-Kayden.
  • Dumplings Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1-4 p.m. | Selfup Venue, 19 Kingston St., #1, | $100+ | Learn to make authentic dumplings from scratch.
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Film Screening: My Dad is a Sausage | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. | Regent Theatre, 5 Medford St., Arlington | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Guster | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $45+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to see this show presented by 92.5 The River. 
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3 p.m. | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $138+ | Stick around for the finale of Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony.
  • Andris Nelsons Conducts Julia Adolphe And Beethoven Featuring Pianist | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3 p.m. | Boston Symphony Hall | $20+ | Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the BSO with the French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet for an evening of Beethoven.
  • Boston 2022 JKO | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Boston Burlington Marriott, 1 Burlington Mall Rd. | $40 
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 16 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • Film Screening: Laura’s Star | Sun., Jan. 16 | 1 p.m. | Majestic 7, 81 Arsenal Yards Blvd., Watertown | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.

Monday, January 17 – Sunday, January 23

Monday, Jan. 17

  • 52nd Annual MLK Memorial Breakfast | Mon., Jan. 17 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St. | $50 | Reserve tickets for the in-person event or tune in virtually for free. 
  • Film Screening: Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary | Mon., Jan. 17 | 1 p.m. | West Newton Cinema, 1296 Washington St., West Newton | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 17 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • Losing Ground | Mon., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Kathleen Collins’s feature film tells the story of a marriage between two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard: The Good Son | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Books will be available for purchase at the event.
  • Coastal Indian Cooking | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn to cook the cuisine of Maharashtra, located on the Western coast of India, + learn about the history and culture of Indian cuisines.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Volver + The Human Voice | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | The film, starring Penelope Cruz, will be preceded by a screening of “The Human Voice.”

Wednesday, Jan. 19 

  • Wednesday Night Live with Dwayne Haggins | Wed., Jan. 19 | 5-9 p.m. | Craft Food Halls Revolution Hall, 3 Maguire Rd., Lexington | Free | Grab some food and enjoy the live music. 
  • Pretty Woman — The Musical | Tues., Jan. 18-Sun., Jan. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St. | $78+ | Enjoy this theatrical take on the classic movie — featuring all the iconic characters from the film + an original score.
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • All About my Mother + The Human Voice | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | Pedro Almodóvar’s poignant examination of women in intimate relationships, preceded by a screening of “The Human Voice.”

Thursday, Jan. 20 

  • “¡Con Salsa!” – The History of Afro-Latin Music | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6:30 p.m. | Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library | Free | Join José C. Massó for this session of the 10 part music lecture series.
  • Tres Latinas Food Truck | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Elks Lodge, 652 Andover St. | Price of purchase | Don’t miss this authentic Latin cuisine.
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • The Piano | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | A screening of the sublimely stirring fable of desire and creativity.

Friday, Jan. 21

  • Booty Vortex at Aeronaut Cannery | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Aeronaut Cannery | $15+ | Tickets are $20 at the door for the disco funk tunes from a 12 man band. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri. Jan. 21| 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Vegetarian Spanish Paella Cooking Class | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn how to make a flavorful + vegetarian Spanish paella.
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 21 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.

Saturday, Jan. 22 

  • Marble Eyes w/ Otis Grove at Aeronaut Cannery | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Aeronaut Cannery | $10+ | A pandemic inspired new tunes that is “Rock + Roll for The Soul.”
  • Dumplings Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1-4 p.m. | Selfup Venue, 19 Kingston St., #1, | $100+ | Learn to make authentic dumplings from scratch.
  • 50 Cent | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9:30 p.m. | Big Night Live | $44.50+ | Doors open at 9:30 p.m. for the Candy Shop artist. 
  • Boozin’ In Your Onesie Bar Crawl | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-9 p.m. | Faneuil Hall | $19.99 | Don your favorite onesie and get ready to crawl around Boston for the 6th annual event. 
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Gin Tasting Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Taste gin produced around the globe + learn the distilleries’ process.
  • Sauerkraut and Kimchi Workshop | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | $55 | Prepare fermented sauerkraut and kimchi while learning the similarities + differences between either product.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.
  • Learn to Curl | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | Snowport, Seaport District | Free | Sign up for an introductory, 30 minute curling lesson at Snowport’s iceless curling lanes.

Sunday, Jan. 23 

  • The Second City Remix | Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | The Wilbur | $25 | Laugh with the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up the greatest hits + new material.
  • Pretty Woman The Musical | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Citizens Bank Opera House | $75+ | 
  • Alina Baraz | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | House of Blue Boston | $30+ | This is the rescheduled date for the September show. 
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • Indian Chicken Curry Cooking Class | Sun., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Make chicken curry powder from scratch, then prepare restaurant-style chicken curry, pepper chicken curry, + South Indian chicken curry.

Monday, January 24 – Sunday, January 30 

Monday, Jan. 24

  • Mark Ludwig: Our Will to Live | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | If you can’t attend — pre-order the book to have it signed and choose to have it held or shipped from the store.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 24 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • ASL at the Library: Signing Rocks! | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Boston Public Library for an anything goes style American Sign Language class suitable for beginners and intermediate learners as well as those with more advanced skills.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

  • Wale | Tues., Jan. 25 | 9 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $27+ | Doors open at 8 p.m. for the Under a Blue Moon tour. 
  • Joanna Schaffhausen: Last Seen Alive | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Reservation won’t guarantee a seat so get there early.
  • Winter Savory Pies Cooking Class | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6 p.m. | Online | $65 | Make an elevated Shepherd’s Pie, veggie pot pies, + a seafood pot pie with a tater tot topping.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Try Harder! | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | At the top-ranked public high school in San Francisco, the seniors are stressed out in this film.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 

  • The Wombats | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $25+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. to catch the North American tour. 
  • Cookie Decorating Class: Royal Icing | Wed., Jan. 26 | 6 p.m. | Online | $55 |  Learn how to decorate cookies for holidays, birthdays + special celebrations using a variety of techniques.
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.

Thursday, Jan. 27 

  • Russell Dickerson | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $25+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. for the All Yours, All Night Tour.  
  • Kacey Musgraves | Thurs., Dec. 27 | 8 p.m. | TD Garden | $59.50+ | Don’t miss the change to sing along on the star-crossed: unveiled tour. 
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Learn Basic Knife Skills | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn how to chop, dice, + slice like a pro, then make a meal showcasing all of the various cuts.
  • The Thing | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Director John Carpenter broke frozen ground with this milestone in special effects and gore — presented in 35mm.

Friday, Jan. 28 

  • Del Water Gap | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Royale Nightclub, 279 Tremont St. | $22+ | Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • Greensky Bluegrass | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $34.50+ | Doors open at 6 p.m. + clear bag policy in place. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top three winning teams receive a prize.
  • Sara Freeman with Joanna Rakoff: Tides | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Listen to both authors discuss the book Tides at the signing. 
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.

Saturday, Jan. 29 

  • Vivan Green | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | City Winery | $42+ | Enjoy your vino with a show.
  • Mavado Live | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 p.m. | William E. Reed Auditorium, 24 Washington St. | $20+ | Doors open at 10 p.m. for this 21+ event. 
  • Susan Cohen with Gazmend Kapllani and Ronnie Millar | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Listen to the authors discuss the book “Journey’s From There to Here.”
  • Seth Sikes Sings Judy | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8-9:30 p.m. | Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. | $35 | NYC-based nightclub singer Seth Sikes will perform a tribute to Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli + Bernadette Peters.
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Cooking with Rosé Class | Sat., Jan 29 | 4 p.m. | Online | $65 | A hands-on class where you’ll prepare several courses of rosé-inspired dishes — and then celebrate with a rosé cocktail.
  • Orange Wine Class | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn about + sample Orange Wine, a current fad that dates back as long as wine has been around.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.

Sunday, Jan. 30 

  • Gnocchi Three Ways | Sun., Jan. 30 | 4 p.m. | Online | $65 | Learn three different ways to make homemade gnocchi like an Italian, plus several types of sauces to pair it with.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 30 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.

Monday, January 31  

Monday, Jan. 31

  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 31 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.