The Newton Council on Aging will host a Mayoral Candidates' Forum with the candidates in the 2017 mayoral election. The focus of the forum will be “issues of interest to Newton seniors.” Please join us to learn about the candidates’ views on important topics that are relevant to you! Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Transportation for Newton seniors available through Yellow Voucher program.
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St Druker Auditorium
A lot of greatkids write average college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons." Better tales are there for the writing. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great collegeessays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing your best stories. [...]
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street
The Jackson Homestead has been occupied for over 200 years, and has seen many changes come to Newton. The Little House by Caldecott Award winner and Newton resident Virginia Lee Burton tells the story of a house similar to the Homestead. Explore the theme of home, and imagine life from a house’s perspective in this fun program. [...]
Guest artist Nancy Marks explores the world of abstract collage. Learn about famous artists and then take a turn, yourself. We’ll create collages together and let our imaginations soar.
People with forgetfulness and other changes in their thinking, along with their care partners, are invited to meet for this special program. The Memory Café is a welcoming community setting to talk, enjoy light refreshments, and socialize with other people in similar circumstances. [...]
Celebrate summer with ice cream and enjoy the music of Heather Ferrari from Songful Artists, as she sings patriotic music and songs from the Great American Songbook! Selections range from beautiful ballads to your favorite toe-tapping tunes. Generously sponsored by Wingate Residences at Needham. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.