First Unitarian Society in Newton

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Youth Coffee House Supports Zambian Orphans


Sam Shereda and Brad Davis

The event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on March 5 with music and comedy acts. Bands hit the stage from 9:30–11:00 p.m. in the FUSN Parish Hall.

Proceeds of tickets ($7 for youth; $13 for adults) and sales of snacks, tee shirts, aprons, totes and Zambian items benefit Communities, which supports AIDS Orphans and Vulnerable Children in a small township near Lusaka.

Early and late, the crowd enjoys the performers.Every Year Is a Blast!

The efforts of some 30 FUSN youth and five adults who serve on the leadership team, committees, and/or as performers make this event successful each year. More than 200 attendees buy tickets, food, beverages.

The Coffee House is pure entertainment! The acts include a capella groups, bands, comedy troupes, and musical performances by teenagers from Newton North and Newton South high schools. Two FUSN teens serve as MCs and engage the crowd with humor.

David Mapes-Frances and Gabe Jasper

 First Act Performers

  • Libby Pierce and Zev Hattis
  • Melocotones 
  • Spon Gen
  • Sam Eastman
  • Forte
  • Katie Daniel, Rowan Morrisey, and Elise Hausman 
  • Upswing
  • Maya and Becca Lozinsky
  • Matt Schifrin
  • JoiBeats
  • Grace Donovan
  • Northern Lights
  • Constantine the Magician
  • Second Act Bands
  • Dream Beach 
  • Not the Village
  • What About Lights

Second Act Bands

  • Not the Village
  • Four Noble Truths
  • Dream Beach

Location: Parish Hall, 1326 Washington Street, West Newton MA

 

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