Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Sacred Words’ talk at Hevreh; the Orchestra Now at Simon’s Rock; ‘Mighty Times’ documentary; Youth Art Month

Using word-of-mouth under a veil of secrecy, more than 4,000 African-American schoolchildren organized to desert classrooms at exactly 11 a.m. on May 2, 1963, to send out wave after wave of marchers with the successful theory that the arrest of children would not be as brutal as that of adults.