Aston String Quartet

2:00 pm
Waban Library Center, 1608 Beacon St., Waban

Performance by the Aston String Quartet from the Boston Conservatory.  

They are excited to present a concert of quartet works including:

Prokofiev String Quartet Op. 50 No. 1
Beethoven String Quartet Op. 74 No. 10 "Harp"
Haydn String Quartet Op. 76 No. 4 "Sunrise"

Tickets are $15 at the door.

 

Prokofiev String Quartet Op. 50 No. 1
Beethoven String Quartet Op. 74 No. 10 "Harp"
Haydn String Quartet Op. 76 No. 4 "Sunrise"

Tickets are $15 at the door. We hope to see you there!

 

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  • Cultural

Highland Jazz: Strike Up the Band

2:00 pm-4:30 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Rd., Newton Centre

Popular Newton pianist and vocalist Paul Broadnax and his regular sidemen, Peter Kontrimas (bass) and Les Harris Jr(drummer) highlight the opening of 2017 Newton Arts Festival joined by special guests. local favorite,vocalist Eula Lawrence, and[.. read more:

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  • Cultural

Newton Open Studios

11:00 am-5:00 pm (also 4/2)
Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave.

140 artist at 40 pop-up exhibit/sales locations all across Newton will offer paintings, jewelry, ceramics, fabric and woven goods, watercolors, sculpture, photography and more. A Festive Setting to browse and explore.

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  • Cultural

New England Donor Services Informational Session

1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

This program will provide you with general information about organ and tissue donation. Included will be a brief overview including who is eligible to register to be a donor and info about who is eligible to receive a transplant . Jim O’Hare, a Newton resident and lung transplant recipient, will also share his experiences as a senior waiting for and receiving his life-saving transplant.

Register with The Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Jewelry Repair Workshop

1:30 pm-4:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Myra MacDonald will repair one item of jewelry (worth less than $50). She can re-string 16, 18, and 20 inch beaded necklaces, replace necklace clasps, or replace earring (pierced) backs. Myra is a former Nursing Director whose avocation is jewelry creation and repair.

Register for a 15-minute appointment with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Complementary Health Approaches for Older Adults

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

Many complementary health approaches (e.g., dietary supplements and mind body practices) are advertised as benefiting a variety of diseases and conditions. While some are safe and effective, many are understudied and may even be harmful. Come learn about existing evidence for some of the most popular complementary health approaches and how to be a savvy consumer when deciding which approaches are right for you. Taught to you by Shin-Yi Lao, this is part of the Public Health Programs.

Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660.

Categories: 

  • Educational
  • Seniors

Housing Options for Low-Income Seniors

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

Senior low income housing opportunitiesJoin the Newton Housing Authority for an overview of public housing programs in Newton. The presentation will include a breakdown of programs/units and the locations, qualifications for applying, and the application process.  The session will be led Becca Meekins, an Application Review Specialist with the Newton Housing Authority and

Rebecca Camargo, LCSW a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Newton Housing Authority.

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  • Educational
  • Internships
  • Seniors

Transportation Options for Seniors

1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

No matter how old you are, driving in Greater Boston can be stressful, expensive, and risky. Kerri Ann Tester of the TRIPPS program will share information and answer your questions about the MBTA's senior Charlie Card, The RIDE, taxis, medical transportation, hired drivers, medical escorts, walking, cycling, and even ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. Session funded by a MassDOT Community Transit Grant.

Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

Categories: 

  • Educational
  • Seniors

Castle Island Trip

10:00 am-2:00 pm
The Cove, 104 West Pine St., Auburndsale

We will start the summer off right with a trip to Castle Island.  Sit back and enjoy the beautiful views of Dorchester Bay. Watch the boats go by and the planes come in.  Enjoy strolling around the fort or stopping in at Sullivan’s for a lobster roll. Or bring your own picnic and dine while enjoying the scenic views.
Depart from the Cove in Auburndale 10: 00 AM- Return at 2:00 PM.  Cost $5

Register online at wwww.activityreg.com

 

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

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