Upcoming Events

Driving Retirement

Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Frustrated with driving in the Boston area? Join us for a TRIPPS Panel Discussion! Imagine the freedom of being able to get where you want, when you want, within your budget—and all without the stress of driving, parking, and maintaining your own car. If you are considering reducing your dependence on driving, you are not alone. City dwellers of all ages and abilities are making the change and opting for a driving-free lifestyle. Luckily, seniors in our area have many choices when it comes to travel options.

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  • Seniors

Marijuana in American History

Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave, Newton

Over the past 100 years, Americans have offered differing versions of the narrative that marijuana is a gateway drug but this theory is currently falling under increasing scrutiny. Historian Seth Blumenthal of Boston University evaluates this historical development that also reveals the current state of marijuana legalization in America. Free admission

 

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  • Educational

Downsizing Decathlon

Friday, October 20, 2017
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

 Get help with the process of downsizing for those moving into smaller quarters. Pat Bernabei, of Sort It Out Boston, has developed a ten-step plan that can be used to reduce the stress of moving and having to downsize. Pat is a Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist, and a Certified Professional Organizer. Register with the Front Desk at 617- 796-1660. Free. 

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  • Seniors

Sculpture: Exploring Wood, Paper and Glue

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am-3:00 pm
New Art Center, 61Washington Park, Newtonville

Adult Course taught by Michael Wilson

Learn to sketch in three dimensions! Using simple materials (wood scraps, wooden coffee stirrers, wire, paper, and found objects) learn how to explore space, form, movement, balance, and proportion. Students will make a sculpture from start to finish. All levels welcome. Materials included. 2 Saturday Sessions.

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  • Cultural

Unorthodox Monoprint

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am-4:00 pm
New Art Center, 61Washington Park, Newtonville

Adult Course taught by Catherine Kernan

Throw tradition out the window and expand your printmaking mind, using Akua soy-based intaglio inks and relief blocks for monoprints.

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  • Cultural

Collaborative Drawing Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm
New Art Center, 61Washington Park, Newtonville

Adult Course taught by Grey Held

Experience the fun of improvisational, collaborative drawing in a safe, judgment-free, playful environment. Come together with a community of artists, using mixed media and a wide range of mark-making tools, to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the contributions of all participants. Materials will be provided.

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  • Cultural

Movie: Cars 3

Saturday, October 21, 2017
2:00 pm-3:50 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage.   Runtime 109 minutes.  Rated G

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  • Family
  • Kids

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