Julie will be presenting a workshop for tweens (entering grades 5-7) that will include a simple lesson for ukulele fundamentals followed by a demonstration of all the songs you can play with the same four chords.Julie Stepanek is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. She travels around New England with her 22 ukuleles, performing and teaching. Space is limited, please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins. Contact: Newton Free Library 617-796-1360
The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. This month we are reading The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett, next month we are reading The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.
Join a student group from China for conversation, a talent show, and some special gifts. The students, who are ages 8-14, are here for American summer camp and are interested in meeting older adults in the United States. This program is sponsored by the Charles River Cultural Exchange and Technology Services.
Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.
Using minimal technical and nontoxic materials, this workshop takes the artist's drawing language into the expressive and more graphic realm of lithographic printmaking. 2-day Intensive, Saturday and Sunday, 8/12-8/13. Register Here.
How will you score? Find out by taking full-length SAT and ACT practice tests under realistic testing conditions proctored by the Princeton Review. Try your hand at the types of questions you'll see on the real tests and get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and areas of improvement. We'll be offering this two Saturdays in a row, so you can have the chance to take both tests if you would like, or take one test twice! [...]
The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. [...]