The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time. We will start with a look at the historic former parsonage just next door, continue to the façade of Second Church that was inspired by Salisbury Cathedral, and move inside to explore the beautiful symbolic and whimsical images created in wood, stone and glass.
Voices Rising presents “Standing Together: songs of hope and resistance.” Join us for our musical collaboration with Women in Harmony of Portland, Maine. More than 100 voices strong, we will be singing songs of hope and renewal, of joy and triumph, and of the power of coming together in community.
Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones. Rated PG-13. Runtime 133 minutes. Light refreshments served courtesy of the Library.
Attend a 10-minute hearing screening with a licensed Audiologist from the West Newton Hearing Center. If you already have hearing aids, they can clean and check them and replace the batteries. Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 to make a 10-minute appointment. Free.
Learn about the different kinds of hearing loss individuals experience and the effect that hearing loss has on communication. Get an overview about the newest technology to help improve hearing. Program sponsored by West Newton Hearing Center. Register with the front desk at 617-796-1660 Free
An intensive exploring Akua inks and ink modifiers, this workshop provides the context, information, and inspiration to create richly layered monotypes and monoprints in series and variations using soy-based water miscible Akua inks. No toxic fumes and extended workability on the inks made it a liberating experience. 6-session Intensive, Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6/6-6-8 and 6/13-6/15. Register Here.