Upcoming Events

Opening Reception for Nan Hass Feldman

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

Nan Hass Feldman is blessed with an optimistic love of life, a very high energy level and a passion for painting. Her interiors and landscapes explore a love of heightened color, pattern and decoration, playful detail and clear yet intricate design. Believing that “more is more,” she delights in making her work overflow with luscious, color-laden content to project a joyful and complex enthusiasm for life, her everyday surroundings and experiences abroad. On View June 2-29 in the Gallery.


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Mayor’s Gala Festival of the Arts Reception

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Showcase SuperLux, 55 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill

Host: Allison Yee, WS Development and Rebecca Stein, Showcase SuperLux at The Street, Chestnut Hill.  Join Newton’s cultural community in celebrating all that they do to enrich our lives. 

Cost: $50



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Clutter Support Group

2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Come get support from others while learning strategies for de-cluttering. This program is co-sponsored by the Newton Department of Senior Services and Riverside Community Care.

For more information, contact Karin Lehr 617-969-4925, ext 5958


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Kids Night Out (Ages 7-13)

6:00 pm-10:00 pm
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St., Newton

Parents: This is the last Kids Night Out until the fall! Drop off your kids for a fun Friday night with our qualified staff members. We order pizza for dinner and keep the children entertained with games, swimming, movies and sports. $25 per child for members and $30 for non-members. A 20% discount is offered per child for those with two or more children. Go out for the night and take advantage of this low-cost alternative to hiring a babysitter. Everyone wins!



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Movie: Inside-Out

2:30 pm-3:40 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

 Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions -- led by Joy (Amy Poehler) -- try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, the stress of the move brings Sadness (Phyllis Smith) to the forefront.


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10:00 am
Newton Highlands

The Village Day 5K is back! We hope parents and children will start the morning off great by participating in our family-oriented Village Day 5K sponsored by Whole Foods Market. $30 per adult, $10 per child. Runners registered by Monday, May 29 are guaranteed a race t-shirt.


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In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse: Monotype and Monoprint Workshop

5:00 pm-8:00 pm (also 6/15))

Presented By: Catherine Kernan

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.

Fee: $410.00

Workshop: Drawing and Painting: The Figure and Beyond - ALL levels

5:00 pm-8:00 pm (also 6/20, 6/27)
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville
Presented By: Robert SiegelmanWork from a live model and discover new ways to approach art-making. Experiment with drawing to expand your range. Learn how the figure can be the focus or a point of departure. Class discussion will help make the studio a supportive community. All levels welcome. 3 Tuesdays, 6/13, 6/20, and 6/27.
Register Here.  Fee: $275.00


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