Upcoming Events

Wednesday Movie: A Tale of Love and Darkness

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Bringing to life the memoir of celebrated Israeli author Amos Oz, this affecting drama depicts his early years, when his family was swept up in the turbulence and violence of Israel's founding as a nation. Starring Natalie Portman. 2016. PG-13. 1 hour, 38 minutes. This film is subtitled.  The Prresti Group will provide popcorn.

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  • Seniors

TRIPPS Transportation Fair

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Visit our Transportation Fair to learn about the many
transportation options available to you! Come learn about all the transportation options (MBTA, The Ride, Yellow Taxi Vouchers, parking stickers, ride hailing) available to seniors in Newton, meet vendors from transportation resources, and get one-on-one help downloading smartphone ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. This program is co-sponsored with TRIPPs. No pre-registration required.

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  • Seniors

MBTA Senior CharlieCard

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
arrive between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm sharp
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville\

Applicants must be 65 (or turning 65 by December 13th). You will receive a Senior CharlieCard in the mail without having to apply in person downtown.
1) Bring a photo ID that includes your city of residence (Newton) and your birthdate (65+)
2) Senior Center staff and volunteers will take your photo and apply for a Senior CharlieCard on your behalf
3) The MBTA will mail your Senior CharlieCard to your home in 4-6 weeks Free. Newton residents only.
 

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  • Seniors

Books & Brownies

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we'll be discussing Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina. Grades 9-12 and their adult are welcome! Check our website for more information about Books & Brownies. 

CONTACT: Newton Free Library 617.796.1360
LOCATION: Teen Area

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  • Teens

Dry Mouth: Causes & Remedies

Thursday, November 30, 2017
9:30 am-10:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Learn about the causes of and remedies for dry mouth and nutrition tips that may help. Samples will be provided, and you can ask your dental questions! This program will be led by Jeanne Chambers and her students at Mt. Ida College Dental Clinic. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Health Maintenance Clinic

Friday, December 1, 2017
9:30 am-11:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Get your blood pressure checked and ask the Public Health Nurse questions about your medications. No pre-registration required; just show up.

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  • Seniors

GPS Devices for your Phone: The Basics

Friday, December 1, 2017
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Wherever you go in life, GPS makes it easier to get there. In this class, we'll talk about how GPS can show you where you are and get you where you need to go, the fastest and easiest way possible. We'll cover Google Maps and Waze apps for your phone. Program is offered by Susan, an instructor from the Newton Free Library. Space is limited; register early. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660.

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  • Seniors

Saturdays at the Movies: The Glass Castle

Saturday, December 2, 2017
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre
Saturdays at the Movies
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Image result for the glass castleIt's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: The Glass Castle. Rated PG-13. Runtime 127 Minutes. 

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  • Cultural

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