Upcoming Events

Telling Our Stories

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Scandinavian Living Center—Nordic Hall, 206 Waltham St, West Newton

Join us for the third annual program of Newton residents sharing their stories and memories. Sad, funny, wistful and true—you will hear it all. This event is cospon-sored by Historic Newton, Lasell Village, Newton at Home, the Newton Free Li-brary and the Newton Senior Center. Free admission. For information and to register call Newton @ Home at (617) 795-2560 or email programcoord@newtonathome.org.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Movie: The Wave

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
1:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Nor-wegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it. Starring Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro,

 

R,1 hr 50 mins.

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Workshop: Exploring the Reduction Block Print

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 pm-9:30 pm
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville

Presented By: Arlene Bandes

Reduction block printmaking results in unique, multi-colored prints. We will be using Akua water soluble inks in transparent layers to create prints on archival paper. Materials provided.
Register Here.  or call us at 617.964.3424.

Fee: $55.00

 

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  • Cultural

Don't Blink!: A Funny Mystery With Itay the Magician

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7:00-8:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

This magic show is built on comedy and mystery, full of tricks involving cards, eggs, cups, balls, bananas, and so much more!  For families with kids ages 5 and up, a show sure to make everyone laugh.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

College Admissions Testing: A Roadmap

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00-8:15 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

With the first administration of the redesigned SAT last spring and an increasing number of students taking the ACT, families have many questions about the current state of standardized testing.  In this seminar, we will explain the role of standardized tests in the college admissions process.  We will discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT to help students and families better understand these tests’ design.  Lastly, we will examine sample problems from the two tests to highlight the differences between them so that students can make a more informed decision when deciding between t

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  • Teens

Art Reception for Eli Portman and Barney Levitt

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St.,Newton Centre

Eli Portman uses dynamic pen and ink line work, and sometimes very bright, almost garish colors, to illustrate landscapes and scenes in Boston that remind us of where we came from, and where we’re going. Barney Levitt tries to create a narrative from the objects of his still life paintings that elevate and give new meaning to their ordinariness.  Refreshments will be served.

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  • Cultural

Art Reception for Eli Portman & Barney Levitt

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for these art shows which are part of the Newton Festival of the Arts. Refreshments will be served.

Eli Portman grew up reading comic books which, as an artist, informed his attraction to dynamic line work. Sharp angles, hatching, light and dark; he uses his dip pen to take the parts of this city that he remembers most, specifically the places that lack exposure, and show their stains, their marks and dents.

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  • Cultural

Health Maintenance Clinic

Friday, May 5, 2017
9:30 am-11:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Get your blood pressure checked and ask the Public Health Nurse questions about your medications. No pre-registration required; just show up

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  • Seniors

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