Upcoming Events

Community Shredding Day

Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am-noon
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Do you have old bank statements or other papers that need to be shredded? Come to the Newton Senior Center parking lot to dispose of your old papers. Items must be dropped off on this day only. Personal documents only, NO documents from a business, limit 3 boxes. Drive through the parking lot, entering from Walnut Place. Staples may be left in documents. You may watch your documents being shredded. Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 for a 30-minute time slot in which to arrive. Sponsored by Adam Shamus from Keller-Williams Realty

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  • Family
  • Seniors

Newton Dance Festival

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 am-2:00 pm
The Cove, 104 West Pine St., Auburndsale

The Newton Festival of the Arts is a fabulous, city-wide celebration & showcase of Newton’s talented citizens and organizations. Join us as we explore the Dance Festival at the Newton Center Green. There will be fun, entertainment and food all day!
Depart from the Cove in Auburndale 10: 00 AM- Return at 2:00 PM.  Cost $5
Register online at www.activityreg.com

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Watercolor Workshop: Loosen Up!

Saturday, May 13, 2017
12:00 Noon-3:30 pm
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville

Presented By: Lisa Goren

Watercolor can seem daunting, but this workshop is designed to help loosen your approach to the medium, feel more capable with the paints, and find out how rewarding it can be. Focus on working with water, color mixing, understanding paper, and using the strengths (and weaknesses) of the medium. Work with a wet-on-wet approach using different surfaces and methods. Materials not provided.
Register Here.

Fee: $125.00

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  • Cultural

Movie: Manchester by the Sea

Saturday, May 13, 2017
2:00 pm-4:20 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Manchester by the SeaA hardened handyman returns to his hometown after the death of his brother to care for his nephew, but his arrival also unearths his checkered past. Rated R. Runtime 137 minutes. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Library.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

Commonwealth Chorale: Triumph and Homecoming

Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00 pm
Second Church, 60 Highland St., West Newton

We complete our 41st season with a performance of Schubert’s Mirjam's Siegesgesang, a biblical epic worthy of a Cecile B. de Mille movie. Also songs by Brahms, Copland and Percy Grainger.  with soprano soloist: Dana Lynne Varga and pianist Mark Feldhusen.  David Carrier conducts.  Tickets $30 (student/senior:  $25) on line and at the door.

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  • Cultural

All Newton Ethnic Heritage Festival

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Newton Center Green 1188 Centre St., Newton Centre

A celebration in art, dance, music, food, craft of the diverse heritages and ethnic origins of Newton’s citizens. Share the richness of your ethnic heritage. Performances by Aatma Tones, Bharatanatyam, Aangikam Dance Academy, “Kahol Lavan” Param Roychudhury (Zumba), American Chinese Art society, NSHS-SASA Zamaana’s Dance Team, YCCA, Caribbean Culture Expose, Yosi Karahashi Flamenco, Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts, Multicultural Berklee Band the Cay Party, The New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble. Kiddie Amusement Rides, Juried Craft Booths, Face Painting.

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  • Cultural

Schubertiade with Fred Wanger

Sunday, May 14, 2017
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Fredrik Wanger will perform Schubert’s Four Impromptus D. 899 and Four Impromptus D. 935. This event is part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts. Newton resident, Fredrik Wanger, teaches at the All Newton Music School. He is a graduate of the Oberlin and Peabody Conservatories and 1969 winner of a Fulbright Scholarship in Vienna.

 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

 

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  • Cultural

Music for Louie Q!

Sunday, May 14, 2017
3:O0 pm-5:30 pm
Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St

French baroque song and dance, sacred and profane, from the time of Louis Quatorze, the Sun King. Featuring an entertainment by Mlle. Laurent, a cantata by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a grand Te Deum by Antonia Bembo,

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  • Cultural

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