Five things to do in Newton this weekend

It’s the last official weekend of spring, and Newton has a weekend of art, music, culture and fun for you to enjoy,

There’s a Juneteenth celebration, a queer culture celebration, some hippie music and a movie for the kids to check out in West Newton. And aside from a messy Friday afternoon and night, the weather is expected to be almost perfect.

Here are five things to do in Newton this weekend.

Saturday, June 15

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., high school students Rhiannon Esposito and Julia Dun Rappaport (who helped the mayor raise the Pride flag last week) will host “Celebration of Queer Culture” at Newton City Hall. This youth-focused Pride event will have education about queer culture and history, an art display, a panel discussion and more.

From noon to 4 p.m., Families Organizing for Racial Justice will host Newton’s annual Juneteenth Celebration. This free event will feature food, music, dance, storytelling and more. This year’s celebration will honor Myrtle Baptist Church, which turns 150 years old this year. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

From 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., West Newton Cinema will host a Family Party for Inside Out 2. With the popular kids’ movie opening this weekend, this event will feature activities related to “Inside Out 2,” sponsored by Paper Mouse and Hipstitch. There will also be pizza from Sweet Tomatoes, costume contests and a photo booth. Fee: $15 per attendee (includes party and film screening).

From 3 to 5 p.m., the Sheffield Chamber Players will host a concert, “Event Horizon,” at the Allen Center. The concert will close out the group’s 10th season and will feature Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté’s “Tegere Tulon,” Valentyn Silvestrov’s “String Quartet No.1,” and Dvořák’s “American” String Quintet.

Sunday, June 16

From 7 to 9 p.m., the Highland Glee Club will perform “Make Love, Not War,” a concert of counterculture songs from the 1960s and early 1970s, at the Hyde Bandstand. 90 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands.