Pinkalicious The Musical

11:00 am and 1:00 pm
Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton Centre

New York’s multi-award-winning Vital Theatre Company presents the delectable new musical Pinkalicious based on the popular children’s book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes!. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast.

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  • Family
  • Kids

Cyber Trolls, Death Threats and the First Amendment

7:30 pm
Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton Centre

In October 2016, Politico reporter Hadas Gold wrote an article about the presidential campaign and was met with a litany of Naziesque death threats.  She received a photoshopped image of herself with a bloody bullet hole to her forehead and a yellow “Jude” star, as Jews were forced to wear in Nazi Germany, on her chest. 

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  • Educational
  • Seniors
  • Teens

Movie: Moana

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

                        A sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean.     

Location:  Druker Auditorium                  

 

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  • Cultural
  • Family

Newton Open Studios Opening Reception

7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Stop by for a dessert reception sponsored by Newton Open Studios (NOS). Meet dozens of artists, enjoy delicious treats and see a delightful array of the art and craft that will be exhibited at Newton Open Studio locations throughout the city on the weekend of April 1-2. Printed guides for NOS will be available. Newton Open Studios is one of the largest and longest running open studio events in the region!

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  • Cultural

Art and Mindfulness

6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Participate in a workshop that will show you that making art can be a form of meditation. Attendees will use art materials to explore the connections between meditation and art, and take away not only a piece of their own artwork, but a new way to explore and deepen contemplative practice. Offered in two consecutive weeks, it is possible to attend just one or both sessions.

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  • Cultural
  • Educational

Movie: Doctor Strange

2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

After a car accident leaves him with nerve damage that ends his career as a neurosurgeon, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) travels to Kathmandu in the hope of finding an otherworldly cure for his injuries. There, a powerful mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) accepts him as her pupil and trains him in the art of sorcery. Eventually, Strange must use his new powers to stop a rival (Mads Mikkelsen) from causing chaos by accessing the Dark Dimension.

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  • Cultural
  • Family

Suzuki Music Faculty Concert

7:00-9:00pm
Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

This special family-friendly concert showcases the distinguished faculty of the Suzuki School of Newton, performing short selections from the classical music repertoire on a wide range of instruments. Open to the public.

Purchase tickets at ssnfacultyconcert2017.brownpapertickets.org or at suzukinewton.org

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  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Kids
  • Seniors
  • Teens

Interested in music lessons?

7:45-8:30pm
United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock St. Auburndale, MA 02466

A parent meeting is the first step in enrolling in the Suzuki School of Newton. This gathering will explain the fundamentals of our program and the Suzuki method and give prospective families an opportunity to ask questions about the expectations of the curriculum. The meeting will last approximately one hour. The meeting is primarily for parents, but children may come if they are able to quietly entertain themselves.

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  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Kids
  • Teens

Scratch Club,

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

 Please join us for the monthly Scratch club! Kids in grades 3 and 4 come for an hour to explore and work with Scratch (a free programming language designed at MIT) to create games, animation and stories. Online registration (required) begins on Thursday, February 2.  second floor Computer Center

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  • Educational
  • Kids

Trivia Nite @ the Library!

6:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

 Are you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles? Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! Players will be challenged with 4 rounds of questions from a variety of categories. Stretch your brain and win great prizes! Come alone or with friends. Teams can be up to 6 people and we can match you with fellow devotees. Refreshments will be provided. Teens and adults welcome.  Location:  Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

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