Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton
Finlandia Foundation and the SCC are excited to welcome author Anu Partanen to talk about her book “The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life”. Come hear Anu Partanen talk in your town about what America can learn from the experiences of Nordic societies.
Anu will be on hand to sign books after the talk.Books will be available for purchase from our friends at the New England Mobile Book Fair. FREE: donations welcomed to support free programming [...]
All Newton Music School, 321 Chestnut St., West Newton
Clarinetist Paulette Bowes celebrates 30 years as Director of All Newton Music School with a concert of her favorite chamber works. Joined by Violinists Arturo Delmoni and Lucia Lin, Violist Scott Woolweaver, Cellist Owen Young, Bassist Lawrence Wolfe, and Soprano Pamela Wolfe will be performing Schubert’s Shepard on the Rock as well as Weber and Mozart’s beautiful clarinet quintets3:00pm
Join Newton Mothers' Forum for their annual children's Halloween party Sunday, October 23, featuring The Stacey Peasley Band, crafts, a bouncy house and an optional costume parade for the kids. Bring kids age 7 and under to the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton (675 Watertown Street) from 3:30-5:30. This event is free for NMF members and $10 (cash only) for nonmembers. All money collected will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club.
National Food Day, celebrated annually on October 24, involves some of the country’s most prominent food activists who are united by a vision of food that can be healthy, affordable and produced with care for the environment, farm animals and the people who grow, harvest and serve it. Join us for a screening of the award winning short film, Food for Thought, Food for Life. The 20-minute film by Susan Rockefeller explains the downsides of current agribusiness practices and also introduces us to farmers, chefs, researchers, educators and advocates who are providing solutions. [...]
This breakfast will also be an opportunity to support and learn about MEDA's new "The Sooner the Better" initiative, which will bring education and awareness programs to schools and organizations throughout the region. Joe Jones, BU Men's Basketball Head Coach, will speak about building confidence, both on and off the court. Also, hear a special story of recovery from a teenage student athlete.