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Upcoming Events

Fall Tree Walk

10:00 am-11:00 am
Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton Centre

Rrain date Wednesday, October 18th, 10:00-11:00 a.m,  This walking tour will highlight some unique specimen trees: why they were chosen, their characteristics, and maintenance practices. Learn how the trees express their full colors! Led by arborist Robert Reardon. Co-sponsored with the Newton Cemetery. Meet at 791 Walnut Street in front of the Newton Cemetery Administration Building. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free

 

Categories: 

  • Athletics
  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Game Night

6:00 pm-8:45 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours!  Ages 16+ please. 

CONTACT: Sara Levine slevine@minlib.net  LOCATION: 3rd Floor

 

Categories: 

  • Family
  • Teens

Daytrip to the Peabody Essex Museum

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Trip to the Peabody Essex Museum” tour & independent exploration Current exhibits: XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions; All the Flowers Are for Me; Lunar Attraction; MegaCity: India’s Culture of the Streets; Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China; Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty (outdoor exhibit) Raven’s Many Gifts: Native Art of the Northwest Coast; Double Happiness: Celebration in Chinese Art; “It’s Alive!” Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection.

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  • Seniors

Top Tips for Getting a Job in Today’s Job Market

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Navigating the current job market can be challenging, whether you are a professional, in-between jobs, re-entering the work force or trying to identify a new career path. Join Boston Globe Job Doc columnist, Patricia Hunt Sinacole, for an interactive evening packed with information to help your job search become more productive, including:Networking tips, A job seeker’s elevator speech,The use/misuse of social media in a search,Résumé and references,Job search statitics

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  • Educational

Arts and Culture Mayoral Forum

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Boston Ballet School, 153 Needham St

NCA and CREATE THE VOTE NEWTON PRESENT ARTS & CULTURE MAYORAL FORUM
Join Ruthanne Fuller and Scott Lennon in a forum that will be a fair and non-partisan way to provide an opportunity for the candidates to shine as champions of the arts in Newton!

Categories: 

  • Educational

ARTS & CULTURE MAYORAL FORUM

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
7:30 pm
Boston Ballet School, 153 Needham St.

Join Ruthanne Fuller and Scott Lennon in a forum
that will be a fair and non-partisan way to provide an opportunity
for the candidates to shine as champions of the arts in Newton!

The evening will be moderated by Louise Kennedy, who works with The ARTery to broaden and deepen WBUR's connections with artists, audiences and arts organizations in Boston and beyond. Before joining WBUR, Louise was a longtime editor and writer at The Boston Globe, most recently as a theater critic.

Categories: 

  • Cultural

Respectful Beats Returns

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

"Respectful Beats™ is an interactive drumming workshop program for senior citizens. The program uses drumming as a means to improve concentration, help with coordination challenges and develop creativity! Let your inner musician shine while meeting others and drumming to the music of the past! Generously sponsored by Newbridge on the Charles Assisted Living and Memory Care. Register for a reminder call at 617-796-1660. Free

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  • Seniors

Comic Book Workshop Series Starts

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

In this series of workshops we'll learn about comic book drawing, story telling, structure, paneling and more!  Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process, and by the end you'll have a comic book of your own! This is a four-part series and we ask that you try to commit to coming to all four. Register online. Grades 7-12. 

CONTACT:  Liz 6177961360 teens@newtonfreelibrary.net LOCATION: Teen Area

 

Categories: 

  • Teens