HOW (OLDER) HOUSES WORK, PT. 1

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Does your older home delight but also confound you?

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  • Educational

FREE WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON

10:00 am-5:00 pm (also 3/5)
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Everyone is invited to enjoy free admission to both our museums.

At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue.
 

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  • Cultural

BEFORE PANTSUITS: WOMEN MAKIN' IT WORK

2:30 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Spanning more than 350 years, the stories of the women who lived at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds illuminate women's experiences from the Native people and first European settlers through the revolution and early republic, up into the 20th century. As part of Women's History Month, learn about how women took ownership of their lives and circumstances and how their experiences differed across time, race, and class. Free.

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  • Cultural

FREE Family Fun Night at the Y

7:00 pm-8:00 pm
West Suburban Y, 276 Church St., Newton

Join us for an hour of free family fun! Family Fun Nights are open to the community. All are welcome to enjoy gym activities, a bouncy house and snacks courtesy of The Belmont Savings Bank Foundation. 

 

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  • Athletics
  • Family
  • Kids

Kids Night Out (Ages 7-13)

6:00-10:00 pm
West Suburban Y, 276 Church St., Newton

Parents: Drop off your kids for a fun Friday night with YMCA qualified child care staff. We order pizza for dinner and keep the children entertained with games, swimming, movies and sports. $25 per child for members and $30 for non-members. A 20% discount is offered per child for those with two or more children. Go out for the night and take advantage of this low-cost alternative to hiring a babysitter.

 

 

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  • Kids

Comedy Night to Benefit Newton Food Pantry

7:30 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

Greater Boston comedians delight their audience at a Comedy Night to benefit the Newton Food Pantry, Friday, March 10 at 7:30 pm in Fellowship Hall of the Second Church in Newton.  Entrance is on the parking lot side of the building, adjacent to the turnpike. 

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  • Cultural

How (Older) Houses Work, Pt. 2

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Does your older home delight but also confound you? This two-session workshop presents the fundamentals of building science and describes how to diagnose building problems, particularly in older homes. Explore the joys and challenges of historic preservation in two dynamic sessions led by Peter Yost of BuildingGreen, Inc. Yost has been building, researching, teaching, and consulting on high performance homes for nearly 30 years.

Categories: 

  • Educational

How (Older) Houses Work, Pt. 1

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Does your older home delight but also confound you? This two-session workshop presents the fundamentals of building science and describes how to diagnose building problems, particularly in older homes. Explore the joys and challenges of historic preservation in two dynamic sessions led by Peter Yost of BuildingGreen, Inc. Yost has been building, researching, teaching, and consulting on high performance homes for nearly 30 years.

Categories: 

  • Educational

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