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mOVIE: Air Bud

Saturday, August 27, 2016
2:00 pm-3:40 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Diffident in the wake of his father's death, high schooler Josh (Kevin Zegers) struggles to adapt to his new home in Washington state. That all changes, however, when he signs up to be the school basketball team's manager and discovers that his pet dog Bud, a stray golden retriever he took in, can play the sport amazingly well.

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  • Athletics
  • Family

Agape Feast

Sunday, August 28, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

We will combine worship and an organized potluck brunch while we celebrate Holy Communion in Fellowship Hall … around tables just like Jesus initiated the Lord’s Supper all those years ago. 

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  • Cultural
  • Educational

Parkinson's Support Group

Monday, August 29, 2016
10:30 am-11:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

People with Parkinson’s Disease, Caregivers and family members are all invited to attend. This is a forum to share experiences and learn from one another. Faciliated by James Demicco, retired primary care M.D. with a 10-year history of Parkinson’s.   

 

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  • Seniors

Community Engagement in Newton?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

Lily Canan Reynolds, Community Engagement Manager for Newton's Planning Division, will discuss opportunities for the church to extend welcome and be more active in mission in Newton. Ms.

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  • Educational

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

How will we remember the Holocaust when those who lived through it are gone? Who is tasked with remembrance and what does it look like? Leora Tec is the daughter of Holocaust survivor and scholar, Nechama Tec, who wrote Defiance. The book was made into the 2007 film starring Daniel Craig.

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  • Cultural

Books & Brownies

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Check back soon! For ages 11-15 and their adult.     Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net              

 

            Location: Teen Area

 

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  • Teens

Shen Yun Cultural Program

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Enjoy a presentation on China’s 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture, and the revival of that culture through a stellar classical Chinese dance and music production called Shen Yun. We willexplore China’s ancient roots, the destruction of traditional Chineseculture, its rebirth, and you will see photos of “On Stage with Shen Yun”—dancing, costumes, backdrop and orchestra. Presented by a volunteer from the Falun Dafa Assocation of New England.

Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Ice Cream Social & Party

Friday, September 2, 2016
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

We’ll enjoy ice cream and  oldies music by “Santon,” a passionate musician who is totally blind from birth. Educated at the Perkins School for the Blind, he graduated from Berklee College of Music summa cum laude. Generously sponsored by Meadow Green Rehabilitation and Nursing. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Cultural