History Book Club

7:30 pm
Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington Street., Newton

Hamilton by Ron Chernow.

The author tells the dramatic story of America's birth seen through the eyes of Alexander Hamilton, who galvanized, inspired and shaped America in the early days of the Republic (and later inspired the award-winning Broadway musical). No advance reservations are needed.

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  • Educational
  • Family

New Adult Circuit Training Class Designed for 55+

8:30 am-9:30 am
Auburndale Cove, West Pine St., Auburndale
 

 Make a difference in your quality of life,·       Decrease health concerns

·       Outdoor circuit training will target the entire body

·       Evidenced based functional fitness exercises    All exercises can be modified to meet your needs

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  • Athletics
  • Seniors

Adult Flu Clinic

2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Free flu vaccine for Newton residents ages 18 and up. No appointment needed. Medicare, MassHealth, and health insurance information requested but not required. For more information or to download the form in advance, please go to www.newtonma.gov/flu or call our Flu Hotline at 617-796- 1426.

Historic Newton’s Special Running Tour

4::00-pm
Brewers Coalition, 344 Walnut St., Newtonville

Our easy-paced running tour will be led by special guest Paul Clerici, author of Boston Marathon History by the Mile, and takes in highlights of Newton sports. Follow part of the legendary Boston Marathon route, see the Newton Centre Playground, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, and hear about local sports legends.

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  • Athletics
  • Cultural

Health Maintenance Clinix

2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

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

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  • Seniors

Health Maintenance Clinic

9:30 am-11:00 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Health Maintenance Clinics 2 Fridays: September 8th and 22nd, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Get your blood pressure checked and ask the Public Health Nurse questions about your medications. No preregistration required; just show up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Prevent a Stroke

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of adult disability. About 800,000 people in the US have a stroke each year. Come learn more about strokes, how to recognize a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your risk of having a stroke through healthy lifestyle changes. Presented by the City’s Public Health Nurse, Shin-Yi Lao. Register with the Front Desk at 617- 796-1660. Free. 

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  • Seniors

Genius of George Gershwin

1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton

The presentation includes recordings of great George Gershwin standards. You will be treated to video footage of performances. Bruce Hambro is a cultural historian who has been featured on MIT’s WMBR FM radio station and the Town of Needham Cable news channel. Transportation available for Newton seniors. For questions, call Tracy at 617-959-4928.  Location:  Reisman Hall

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  • Seniors

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