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By June Wulff
Globe Staff / August 2, 2011

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PICK OF THE DAY Reel memories We remember our beloved Granada Theatre where movies were 25 cents and film posters lined the lobby. At the ‘‘Silver Screenings’’ exhibit in Medford, Ian Dobrowolski’s photographs cover modern movie theaters in Massachusetts plus historic images of Medford’s movie joints. Today from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (through Aug. 26). Free. Springstep, 98 George P. Hassett Dr., Medford. 781-395-0402. www.springstep.org

TODAY Pick local The Cambridge Center for Adult Education’s Community Supported Art program is set up like agriculture programs that link local producers - in this case, artists - with local consumers who purchase shares - of original artwork, in this Cambridge program. The shares have all been sold, but there’s plenty of art to see at the multimedia Community Supported Art Exhibit. Today from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (through Aug. 31). Free. Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Harvard Square, Cambridge. 617-547-6789, ext. 1. www.ccae.org

Sweets and sips Would you pair a lemon tart with a berry mojito or an espresso martini? If you chose the former, you’re correct. At Finale Desserterie & Bakery, executive pastry chef Nicole Coady prepares five seasonal desserts to be paired with summer drinks. Today and Aug. 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. $19.99 (reservations recommended). Finale Coolidge Corner, 1306 Beacon St., Brookline. 617-232-3233. www.finaledesserts.com

Gorge at Gorge After a rotten day at work, unwind and relax with your picnic dinner along the Charles River at Hemlock Gorge Reservation’s Annual Summer Outdoor Concert and Picnic. Classic rock will be performed by Broken Rose. Grill available on site. 6 p.m. to dusk. Free. Hemlock Gorge Reservation, Hamilton Place, Needham. www.hemlockgorge.org

TOMORROW From Capri to Boston Muddy Waters and B.B. King are two blues greats who influenced Noé Socha. The Berklee College of Music student, guitarist, and harmonica player trained as a classical musician but fell in amore with the blues as a teen in Capri. Aug. 3 at 12:30 p.m., weather permitting (Berklee’s Summer in the City concert series runs Wednesdays through Sept. 7). Free. The HMS Quadrangle, 25 Shattuck St., Boston. 617-432-3809. www.berklee.edu/events/summer

Landmarks and lyrics Boston Lyric Opera music director David Angus earns his keep tomorrow when he conducts the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Boston Lyric Opera in a program of excerpts from popular operas by Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Mozart, and Rossini. Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. (rain location is John Hancock Hall, Back Bay Event Center, 180 Berkeley St., Boston). Free. DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Esplanade, Boston. 617-987-2000. www.landmarksorchestra.org

It’s Lovell-y Explore the beaches and dunes surrounding what’s left of Fort Standish on Lovells Island. You can go it alone or take a guided tour, and bring a picnic unless you want to go hungry and thirsty. Aug. 3 from 6-9 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors, $18 under 12 (reservations recommended; remaining tickets available at 5 p.m., cash only). Depart from Rowes Wharf Water Transport behind Boston Harbor Hotel. 781-740-4290. www.fbhi.org

BY JUNE WULFF WWW.BOSTON.COM/THINGSTODO
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