Upcoming Events

Author Talk: Jessica Shattuck

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
7:30 pm
Waban Library Center, 1608 Beacon St., Waban
Please join us to hear noted author, Jessica Shattuck, speak about her New York Times best seller, “The Women in the Castle.”

Enjoy refreshments, mingle with the author, and have the opportunity to buy her book.
 

 
 

Categories: 

  • Cultural

Blood Drive

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Avoid waiting in line. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and make an appointment.

CONTACT:  Nicole Vincent 781.910.8014
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

Categories: 

  • Family

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:45-2:15 p.m.
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Make the holidays even sweeter by making your own edible gifts! From whimsical to elegant, learn how to turn sweet and savory recipes into unforgettable presents for family and friends. No experience is necessary. Instructed by Tortissima Bakery owner, Andrea Hemment.

Registration required by December 1st or class is subject to cancellation. $8 materials fee. Register early; space is limited. Make check payable to Newton Senior Center. Write your telephone number on the check. Or pay by credit card (3% convenience fee) by calling 617-796-1670.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Winter Preparedness Workshop

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

During the winter months, ice, snow, and cold temperatures can make staying warm and safe a challenge for everyone, especially seniors. Come learn how to prepare your home and car now, so you can protect yourself and your family in extreme weather conditions. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to win prizes! Taught by the City’s Public Health Nurse. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Anime/Manga Club

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
4:00-5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Categories: 

  • Teens

Film Screening & Director Talk: Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The film, featuring Tony Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actor Denis O’Hare, explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman akin to the narrators of his horror stories. This documentary received a production grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Eric Stange, Director and Producer, will be on hand for the Question & Answer portion.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Retail Pathways Info Session for Job Seekers

Thursday, December 7, 2017
9:30 am-11:00 am
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Cindy Key of Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce will give an information session on the Retail Pathways Training. Attendees will learn about opportunities to enroll in a free training which results in a job in retail and opportunities to advance into management. Details will follow. To register (required) call the Framingham American Job Center at 508-861-7993. Space is limited.

LOCATION: Room B

Categories: 

  • Educational

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