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Hiking & Sight-seeing Excursion for 55+

Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:00 am-2:00 pm
Newton Parks and Recreation

Enjoy a fun outdoor hiking excursion with friends.  We will depart Newton at 10:00a.m to enjoy a guided hike around famous Walden Pond.  The pond measures just under 2 miles, has good trails and very little elevation.  After our hike, we can take in some historic sights before stopping in at the Concord Cheese Shop.

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  • Seniors
  • Sports

Storyteller Odds Bodkin Presents Scandinavian Tales and Lore

Saturday, February 13, 2016
12:00 Noon
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton

Have a Viking fan in your family? Join us for our next installment of the Nordic Kids Series as renowned storyteller Odds Bodkin skillfully tells two Norse tales that will have your little ones entranced!

ideal for ages 6 and up.  SCC Members FREE; others $12

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  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Kids

Swingin' the Blues with the Paul Speidel Jazz Duo

Sunday, February 14, 2016
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Join blues guitarist Paul Speidel and friend, when they will bring their interpretations of the traditional styles to the stage in the guitar-bass duo format. Jazz and blues are simultaneously old and new styles of music. Every time a new generation discovers the language, styles, musical forms and rhythms of old; they add their voice to the chorus of those that preceded them.

                        Location: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural
  • Family

"Story Pirates" @ JCC

Monday, February 15, 2016
11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton Centre

Called “crazy entertaining” by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, Story Pirates transforms children’s short stories into a hilarious sketch comedy musical. The troupe’s professional actors and musicians will have you doubled over laughing, while motivating kids to pick up a pencil and write from their imagination.  Geared for ages 4+ with parent      Cost: $15 (JCC members: $13)  For more information, contact 617-965-5226 or 866-811-4111.

 

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  • Cultural
  • Kids

Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Open to all family caregivers of seniors. Learn from and share with other participants who are caring for an elderly family member. The goals of the group are to provide each other with support, learn about resources, and share ideas.  (first half hour Meet & Greet) Register with Case Manager Emily Kuhl at 617-796- 1672.
 

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Seniors