Folk Band Honeysuckle Performs at Green

12:00pm-2:00pm
The Green 49 Boylston Street

Kick off the summer with a live performance of Honeysuckle on The Green off Boylston Street.

Honeysuckle, a trio nominated for best folk and best Americana artists of the year at the Boston 2015 awards, is known for combining more traditional instrumentals with modern inspiration. An up-and-coming group, Honeysuckle currently has two releases: Live at Rockwood Music Hall and their EP, Arrows. Honeysuckle can be found touring in the Boston area and in the surrounding cities.

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Movie: Hail, Caesar!

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

Slick Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is pressed into action when superstar actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) is kidnapped and held for ransom by a mysterious group. Mannix races to quietly collect the ransom money without gossip columnists Thessaly and Thora Thacker (Tilda Swinton in a dual role) catching wind of the scandal. Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Frances McDormand and Channing Tatum co-star in this comedy set in Hollywood's golden age. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. PG-13. Runtime 105 minutes.

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  • Cultural

Israeli Film Project, Words With a View

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

Join Omri Lior, an Israeli documentary filmmaker, for a screening and discussion of his documentary titled I’m a Civil War. Learn about Haim Gouri’s life - a poet, soldier, journalist, film producer and winner of the Israel Prize who was born in Tel Aviv in 1923. The film summarizes Gouri’s 84 years, describing historical stepping stones of Israeli poetry, especially his own, in parallel with the process of the creation of the new Israeli State.

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  • Cultural

Summer Songfest with Jeannie Mack

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

Calling all 4 – 8 year-olds! Celebrate summertime with Jeannie Mack’s Summer Songfest program. Have fun singing, clapping, dancing, and acting out lyrics with songs, hand plays and finger plays. Topics focus on all things “summer” like waves, sea creatures, ice cream, bikes, swimming…even gunny sack races!  Druker Auditorium

 

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  • Kids

Jungle Jim’s Reading Olympics

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

"On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!" The Reading Olympics!  balloon magic show contains Jim's signature brand of balloon artistry, magic, comedy, storytelling and improvisation with over 15 volunteers taking part. Archery, basketball, fencing and even Scottish caber toss are just some of the events that our "athletes" will compete in. Most importantly, Jim wil# incorporate how reading and staying active work together. For ages 5+.  Druker Auditorium.

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  • Kids

SCORE: Help for Small Businesses

9:00 am-2:00 pm (every Thursday)
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Free Ongoing Help for Area Small Business Owners: Every Thursday SCORE volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Register (required) at boston.score.org or call 617-565-5591.   Study Room 2H

 

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  • Local Business

Hearing Screenings

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

Attend 10 -minute hearing screening with a licensed Audiologist from the West Newton Hearing Center. If you already have hearing aids, they can clean and check them and replace the batteries.  Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 to make a 10-minute appointment. Free.

 

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  • Seniors

Hearing Screenings

11:00 am-12:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Atend 10 -minute hearing screening with a licensed Audiologist from the West Newton Hearing Center. If you already have hearing aids, they can clean and check them and replace the batteries.  Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 to make a 10-minute appointment. Free.

 

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  • Seniors

Murder Mystery Book Club

10:00 am-11:00 am
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The Murder Mystery Book Club, cosponsored with the Newton Free Library, meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. Led by Library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus.third floor Rear Arc  No pre-registration required.  Questions contact Kathleen at 617-796-1360.  August’s book is Big Bad City by Ed McBain

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  • Seniors

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