Upcoming Events

Famous Newton Restaurants

7:00-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Join Jim O'Connell for a talk on his book, Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History. Coming out of the Boston restaurant tradition, this presentation will focus on Newton restaurants that came about during the 1930 postwar era, when suburbanization and automobile travel took off including The Pillar House, Cabot's, Valle's, the first Brigham's, Chez La Mere Madeleine/Modern Gourmet of Madeleine Kamman, as well as current restaurants like Sycamore, Comedor, Cook and The Local. This event is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts and is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

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  • Cultural

Mindfulness

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Mindfulness is a way for us to teach our minds to respond to the daily worries of life from a perspective of compassion, and acceptance. This meditation technique is a well-documented practice which helps people enjoy the present mo-ment rather than worrying about past or future events. In “Being Mindful with Hannah”, you will learn tools to use for brief stress management in your daily lives such as breathing exercises and body relaxation techniques. Come enjoy a feeling of calm within a group setting! Sponsored by Newton Wellesley Hospital.

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  • Seniors

Mindfulness

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Mindfulness is a way for us to teach our minds to respond to the daily worries of life from a perspective of compassion, and acceptance. This meditation tech-nique is a well-documented practice which helps people enjoy the present mo-ment rather than worrying about past or future events. In “Being Mindful with Hannah”, you will learn tools to use for brief stress management in your daily lives such as breathing exercises and body relaxation techniques. Come enjoy a feel-ing of calm within a group setting! Sponsored by Newton Wellesley Hospital.

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  • Seniors

Camp Pikati Open House

6:00 pm-7:30 pm
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St., Newton

Stop by the West Suburban Y and learn more about Camp Pikati. We host campers between the ages of 3-15, who enjoy themed-weeks throughout the summer. Traditional camp and a sports camp are available.

 

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  • Family

You and Your Financial Future: Generating Retirement Income

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Are you on track to achieve your financial goals now and throughout your life? Join our expert panelists to learn about a variety of important money-related topics.  Dr. David Griswold, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance and Economics at Boston University Questrom School of Management, will moderate.

John Spoto, President of Sentry Financial Planning, LLC: Distribution strategies, annuities and social security

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

SCORE: Help for Small Businesses

9:00 am-2:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

SCORE volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center) every Thursday.   CONTACT: SCORE 617.565.5591

LOCATION: Study Room 2H

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  • Educational

Camp Chickami Open House

6:00 pm-7:30 pm
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St., Newton

Meet the staff and take a tour of our beautiful 22 acre day camp located on Route 20 in Wayland, MA. Camp Chickami is a traditional outdoor camp that welcomes kids between ages 6-15. Bus transportation is available from the West Suburban YMCA and stops throughout Newton.

 

 

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  • Family

Mindfulness Meditation Group

7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Continuing every other week through June, we will be offering sitting meditation and yoga sessions. Breathing and meditation practice helps cleanse the body mind complex enhancing the feeling of well-being, bringing clarity and calmness within. Participate in gentle yoga poses, breathing practices and guided meditation. Use a chair or sit on the floor. Come on a light stomach and bring a water bottle. No previous experience required.

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  • Cultural

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