The Lied To's Perform Folk and Americana Music

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The Lied To's are singer/songwriter/ guitarists Susan Levine and Doug Kwartler. Join them for a performance of their original music and cover songs by folk, country and Americana artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton. The Lied To's released their self-titled debut CD at the legendary Club Passim in February 2015.  

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

Planetarium

1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The planetarium will be set up in Druker Auditorium with 4 programs throughout the day. There will be space for 25 people in each program. You will sign up for a program in advance at the table outside Druker. Sign up will begin 30 minutes before each program.

1:15pm - In My Backyard (Grades K-2) - Explore the backyard through the seasons and get introduced to Moon phases, constellations, and the planets. 

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  • Educational
  • Kids
  • Teens

Light up your Halloween with EL Wire

7:90 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Make your Halloween costume the talk of the party! Use EL Wire (electroluminescent wire) to make you glow throughout the night. Bring your costume! This is an all ages event. Parents must stay with their children. Registration required and will begin 3 weeks prior. One registration per family.

CONTACT: Sara Levine slevine@minlib.net
LOCATION: 3rd Floor
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:12 AM     

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  • Cultural
  • Family

Boston Artists Ensemble

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano, will perform works by Fauré, a commissioned work by Judith Weir written for Mr. Miller which premiered last year and Prokofiev’s Cello Sonata, Opus 119. Jonathan Miller is a 43-year veteran cellist from the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Marc Ryser has performed as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Switzerland and Bulgaria. 

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  • Cultural
  • Family

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

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

Concert for Flute and Harp

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Join Ceora Jaffe, flute, and Erica Driscoll, harp, for an afternoon concert that will include works by Astor Piazzolla and Bernard Andres, among others. Erica Driscoll has performed extensively across Northern New England. Ceora Jaffe has performed with the Albany Symphony, Symphony New Hampshire, the Green Mountain Opera and the Berkshire Symphony, among others.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

North and South, Newton High Schools Student Showcase

4:;00-5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Join us for the opening reception of the first combined show of works by Newton High School Students. With representation from both Newton North (NNHS) and Newton South (NSHS) high schools, the show features photographs on the gallery walls and ceramics in the free standing display cases. An ensemble of student musicians will delight us with chamber music as part of the festivities. Whole Foods Market will provide food for the reception.

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  • Cultural
  • Family
  • Teens

Calyx Trio Concert

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The critically acclaimed Calyx Piano Trio features Nina Ferrigno, piano, Catherine French, violin and Jennifer Lucht, cello. All seasoned chamber musicians; they have given chamber music concerts throughout the U.S. and abroad, exciting audiences with their expressive ensemble playing and brilliant virtuosity. They will perform Mendelssohn’s Trio in C Minor, Op. 66 and William Bolcom’s Introduzione e Rondo:  Haydn Go Seek.

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  • Cultural
  • Family

Dichotomy and Dialog: LINE / COLOR by James C. Varnum

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

As experimental watercolorist James Varnum’s paintings are combinations of layered colors, movements and various textures on traditional watercolor papers and surfaces such as Yupo and Terra-Skin. These paintings are a synopsis of the artist’s experimentation and exploration of pigment, texture and lines. Mr. Varnum is President of the Newton Art Association. The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served.

Categories: 

  • Cultural

SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs - Will Your Business Fly?

10:00 am-12:00 noon
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Everyone who considers starting a business believes he has a great idea. But does your idea have real potential to become a successful business? Will it be worth all the time and effort you’ll pour into it? Will it eventually be able to support you? In this free workshop, SCORE Mentor Ramesh Advani will walk you through key questions to help you evaluate the commercial feasibility of your idea. To register call 617-565-5591 or visit.

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  • Local Business

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