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Mixed Media: Under the Influence @ Art Center

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 am-4:00 pm (also 5/7, 5/14)
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville

Presented By: Carol Blackwell

Examine the work of artists who have contributed to new ways of seeing and understanding contemporary art. Follow in the footsteps of Matisse, Klee, Nevelson and others, using and expanding upon their materials, techniques and styles. Exploration and experimentation will be emphasized. Materials not included.
3 Saturdays 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 10AM-4PM; All 3 Saturdays $285, or pick 1 Saturday $95 each

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  • Cultural

Independent Bookstore Day @ Book Fair

Saturday, April 30, 2016
1:00 pm
New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton Highlands
Activities, special edition books & merchandise.  
Stay tuned for details 

 

 

#OurNewton.org #Independent Bookstore

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  • Cultural

Typewriter Poetry

Saturday, April 30, 2016
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

 Celebrate National Poetry Month! Come to the teen area and have someone write a poem just for you, for free, and on the spot! Poems will actually be typed on typewriters. All ages welcome!   Contact: Jean Holmblad   617-796-1370  

 

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  • Cultural

Free Healthy Kids Day @ West Suburban Y

Saturday, April 30, 2016
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
West Suburban Y, 276 Church St., Newton

Healthy Kids Day will be held outside on the Y’s New Balance Track & Field. Bring or ride your bicycle to the event. Thanks to the generous support of the Newton Elks and Farina’s Bicycles, we are giving away bicycle helmets. The day also features fun, active play and educational activities such as:

  •  Face Painting from 1:00-2:00 pm

• Bicycle Decorating from 1:00-3:00 pm

• Drumlin Farms Presentation – “Where Food Comes From” at 1:15 pm

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  • Family
  • Kids

Movie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Saturday, April 30, 2016
2:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) stakes her claim as the leader of District 13 and commands the revolution against the brutal dictatorship of President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and the Capitol. Meanwhile her brainwashed former love interest Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) joins the rebellion's perilous mission to assassinate Snow. Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Jena Malone, Woody Harrelson and Julianne Moore all return to reprise their roles one last time, with Francis Lawrence continuing his directorial duties. Rated PG-13. Runtime 136 minutes.

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  • Cultural
  • Family

The Nocturnes Project

Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:00 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

 

Music of night in a theatrical setting with an ensemble of 11 singers, dancers, and instrumentalists.  Music of Handel, Sanskrit chant, owls.

 tickets on line or  at the door.

 

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  • Cultural