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January 2018

Cooking Class at Volante Farms

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on February 10, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on March 10, 2018 at 1:30pm

Volante Farms, 292 Forest St
Needham, MA 02492 United States
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Join Chef Todd for an afternoon of fresh and innovative cooking instruction. Watch him prepare some of his favorite and newly inspired dishes, learn how to replicate them at home, and enjoy them while you learn. Classes are held in the farm stand or greenhouse depending on the space available and have an option to pair wine for an additional charge. Makes for the perfect gift for your favorite foodie or a fun afternoon out with friends. Visit their website…

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Introduction to Mindfulness at the Waban Library Center

January 23 @ 7:00 am - 8:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until January 30, 2018

Waban Library Center, 1608 Beacon St.
Waban,
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Christina Hardway will be offering an Introduction to Mindfulness workshop at the Waban Library Center.

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Self-empowerment Energy Courses Teaches You How to claim Your Innate Power

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Self-empowerment energy courses taught by Newton resident Malabika Shaw. She teaches how to claim the innate power and direct our energy field towards greater well being. They are a lot of fun. You can click on the link to register. Jan 23 - Harness the Power of Your Energy Field: https://registration.xenegrade.com/nce/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=10635 This first one is to learn about your multidimensional personality and how best to engage with it. Image by Aarón Blanco Tejedor

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Our Students Speak Out About Race and Racism

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
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The Many Faces of Newton Join us for an important program that will give Newton's minority students an opportunity to speak about their experiences of race and racism in Newton, in an intergenerational setting. The program is cosponsored by the Center for Culturally Fluent Leadership, Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries, First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton and the Newton Human Rights Commission. LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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Volante Farm: 100 Years of History

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Usng historic photos and family artifacts, Peter Volante will discuss the organization of the farm, his grandfather’s famous celery, the first retail stand and farm workers from around the world. This program is part of the Newton History Series and is cosponsored by Historic Newton. Image courtesy Historic Newton. LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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Historic Newton Book Club Robert Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

January 25 @ 7:30 pm
Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458 United States
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Robert Kennedy

The History Book Club of Historic Newton meets to discuss Robert Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon, by Larry Tye. Read the book in advance and come prepared to discuss it at the Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington Street. Admission is free and open to all.

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day

January 27

Last year, Multicultural Children's Book Day generated 3.6 BILLION social media share impressions in just 3 days! #ReadYourWorld Get a FREE diversity children's book. Just do a short review and post on Facebook OR Instagram OR YouTube OR blog. Sign up here. Host an event in your living room, classroom or library (or anywhere else) and get 3 FREE books and a swag bag. Sign up here. Teachers sign up for a free book for your classroom library here. Authors/Publishers: donate books or sign up to be…

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February 2018

Is Science Replacing God?

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Leventhal-Sidman Center, 333 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA
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Are science and religion forever locked in conflict or can they coexist? On issues from evolution and the big bang to new advances in technology and medicine, religion and science are often at odds. The Jonathan Samen Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations Discussion Series will tackle some of the most controversial breakthroughs in science, including gene editing and advancements towards immortality. What happens as our ethical and religious institutions struggle to keep up with science’s latest developments? We address the weighty…

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Learn to Put One of the Most Powerful Laws of Nature to Work to Your Advantage

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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2 optional dates
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Self-empowerment energy courses taught by Newton resident Malabika Shaw. This course is about conscious creation -- carving out the shortest route between desire and manifesting by understanding the energetic dynamics and what may be the blocks. Learn to put one of the most powerful Laws of Nature to work to your advantage. She teaches how to claim the innate power and direct our energy field towards greater well being. They are a lot of fun. You can click on the link to register. Feb 6 & 13…

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Daughters of the Shtetl Exhibit

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
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Meet notable early 20th century women from Newton’s Jewish community in Nonantum and beyond in this exhibit about how Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe adapted to life in the Boston area. The exhibit goes with a free talk, “Daughters of the Shtetl,” on Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. at the Newton Free Library as part of the Newton History Series.

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Meet & Greet With Major Fuller

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Durant-Kenrick House, 286 Waverley Ave.
Newton, MA 02458
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Drop by the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds for a special family meet and greet with Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. Chat with the Mayor, and also visit their museum exhibits (they will be offering free admission during this time) to meet the three families who lived in the home. A Historic Newton educator will lead a drop-in family activity to explore the places and spaces a city needs, then design your own Newton! Look at genuine atlases to understand how Newton has…

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