They include former Massachusetts Commissioner of Food and Agriculture August “Gus” Schumacher Jr. of Washington, D.C., who grew up on a farm in Lexington and currently serves on the 21st Century Sustainable Agricultural Task Force of the National Academy of Sciences; Mary Babson Fuhrer of Boxborough, a historian specializing in pre-Civil War New England; Richard Kollen of North Chelmsford, a historian and former archivist for the Lexington Historical Society; and Donald Wilson of Lexington, a third-generation farmer and co-owner of Wilson Farm in Lexington.
The free discussion is held in conjunction with LexCelebrate, a series of programs and activities culminating today. For more information, visit lexington300.org.
FROM THE TOP: Several young classical musicians from the area can be heard Sunday at 11 a.m. on the National Public Radio program “From the Top” on Classical New England 99.5 FM.
The Back Bay Trio, from the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, includes 15-year-old violinist Kate Arndt of Littleton; 13-year-old cellist Zlatomir Fung of Westborough; and 15-year-old pianist Daniel Kim of Lexington.
Also on the broadcast are 17-year-old cellist Ju Hyun Lee of Chestnut Hill; 17-year-old violinist Chelsea Kim of Wellesley; and 17-year-old soprano Tatum Robertson of New Orleans, who currently attends Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick.
For more information, visit fromthetop.org.
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