Brain Health as you Age: You can make a difference!

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

Come learn about what you can do to promote brain health as you age.  This presentation will discuss the normal aging brain and hreats to brain health, and provide practical tips for reducing risks related to brain health.  Taught by Shin-Yi Lao, this is part of the Public Health Programs. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

iPhone 101

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

New to iPhones? Come learn the basics so you can get started with your device! We'll cover making calls, sending messages, setting an alarm, using maps, taking photos, Facetime and more! This class is offered by an instructor from the Newton Free Library. Register with the Front Desk by calling 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

iPhone 101

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

New to iPhones? Come learn the basics so you can get started with your device! We'll cover making calls, sending messages, setting an alarm, using maps, taking photos, Facetime and more! This class is offered by an instructor from the Newton Free Library. Register with the Front Desk by calling 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs Children

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

Please join Attorney Maana P. Hickson of Rubin Hay PC for a presentation and discussion about estate-planning for families with special needs children.  Attorney Hickson will discuss basic estate planning documents including living trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney and health care proxies, as well as advanced estate-planning techniques to protect assets for a child with special needs. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Senior Theatre Special! Fiddler on the Roof

2:00 pm
Newton North High School, 457 Walnut St., Newtonville

Join us for a special performance of Fiddler on the Roof at Newton North High School. The special begins with a talk-back with director Adam Brown at 1:30 p.m. The show runs from 2:00 to 5:00pm . Please note the school’s doors close at 6:00pm and you must arrange to get a ride home by or before that time. Transportation available through Yellow Voucher system. Pick up your ticket at the Senior Special table at the event.  Fee: $5. Make check payable to Newton Senior Center and mail to:  Newton Senior Center/Senior Theatre, 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA 02460.

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Family & Friends CPR

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

Want to learn how to save a life? Come learn the lifesaving skills of adult/child/infant hands-only CPR and the Automatic External Defibulator (AED) and how to help a choking adult/child/infant. . Please note that this program is non-credentialed – no course card will be awarded upon completion.  Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Floral Arranging Workshop

10:00 am-11:00 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Create a beautiful medium-sized freshcut flower arrangement, great for brightening your day or for gift giving. Classes will be in a relaxed, fun atmospher with instruction. We provide fresh-cut flowers, clean recycled vases and tools of the trade. Taught by artist Barbara Mulford. Class limited to 10 people Registration required by 3/17 or class is subject to cancellation.  Fee: $15. Make check payable to Newton Senior Center and mail to:Newton Senior Center/Floral Arranging, 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA, 02460. Write your telephone number on the check

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Tiger’s Loft Luncheon

12:00 Noon-1:15 pm
Newton North High School, 457 Walnut St., Newtonville

Enjoy a meal prepared by students in the Culinary Arts program. Note your entrée choice of Corned Beef or Honey Braised Chicken Breast. A shuttle will be provided between the Lowell Avenue parking lot and the entrance to Tiger’s Loft Bistro, from 11:30 to 1:45.

Space is limited to 15. $5. Registration sign-up deadline is 3/3. Make check payable to Newton Senior Center and mail to: Newton Senior Center/Tiger’s Loft, 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA 02460. Write your telephone number on the check. 

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

Smartphone Ride-HailingApps

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

For seniors with a smartphone and a credit card, ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft can be a flexible, accountable, and reasonably-priced transportation option. These apps are especially useful for those who need transportation outside of Newton, to and from nonmedicaldestinations, or on evenings or weekends when other options are not available.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Email 101 Wedn

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

Keep in touch with family and friends, using email. This class will cover the basics of email, including setting up a free acco1nt and sending and receiving messages and photos. This class is offered by Jeremy, an instructor from the Newton Free Library. Class limit is16. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

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