Upcoming Events

Movie: Loving Recounting

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
1:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

A landmark chapter in the struggle for civil rights, this absorbing drama depicts the 1958 arrest and imprisonment of Richard and Mildred Loving for violating Virginia's law against interracial marriage. Starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga. PG-13. 2 hours, 3 minutes

The Presti Group, an independent real estate agency in Newtonville, Twill be providing free popcorn to movie-goers. The company’s motto is, “We go the Extra Block.” 

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Brain Health, Lifestyle, & Successful Aging

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Connecting Medicine to the Community  Dr. Boaz Levy will speak about innovative perspectives on Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, which depart from the traditional medical approach. He will discuss what we can do as individuals and as a community to maintain healthy cognitive functioning as we age. He will also discuss his research study which aims to integrate a computerized cognitive test into the annual physical exam in primary care offices. Dr. Levy is a clinical neuropsychologist, a professor at UMass Boston, and a lecturer at Harvard Medical School.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Light up your Halloween with EL Wire

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:90 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Make your Halloween costume the talk of the party! Use EL Wire (electroluminescent wire) to make you glow throughout the night. Bring your costume! This is an all ages event. Parents must stay with their children. Registration required and will begin 3 weeks prior. One registration per family.

CONTACT: Sara Levine slevine@minlib.net
LOCATION: 3rd Floor
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:12 AM     

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Family

Genetic Testing Part II: Huntington's Disease

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Members of the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) will join us for a panel discussion. We'll hear from individuals about what is Huntington’s, personal experiences of going through the process of genetic testing and counseling, deciding not to get tested, and more about living with the disease and how it has affected their lives. Transportation available for Newton seniors. Free. Just show up.  Location:  Druker Auditorium

Categories: 

  • Educational
  • Seniors

Newton Men's Club

Thursday, October 26, 2017
9:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

 Great Boston Molasses Flood at Newton Senior Center 

Categories: 

  • Cultural

Healthcare Remixed with ZDogg MD

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:00 pm
Westin Hotel, Waltham

Do you want to be a partner in bringing the signature event on end-of-life care to your community?

Categories: 

  • Educational

Friendly Newton

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

(PLAAN) Interactive Community Session Hear Results and Help Set Priorities  Sessions will be held at the Newton Free Library During the first half of 2017, over 300 residents shared their vision with PLAAN of how Newton could become better equipped to serve the needs of our aging population including how to address social isolation, increase mobility, and improve housing options. Join these two sessions to hear the results and provide feedback for what should be the priority actions going forward. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796- 1660. Free.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Halloween Magic Show

Friday, October 27, 2017
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Enjoy a magic show with Jack “Houdini” Ryan. Come early (12:30-1:00) for Halloween-themed refreshments in the Dining Room. Then, take a seat in our Function Room for the show! Jack is the Past President of the Society of Magicians in Boston, which was founded in 1922. Some of his numerous performances have been for The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Holy Cross College, Big Brother Association and the MBTA Police. Jack’s program is “Magic of the Mind,” a mixture of Magic, ESP & Humor. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

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