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Reception for Disorder by Daniel Ben Ayun

Friday, July 1, 2016
3:30 pm-5:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Daniel Ben Ayun’s art explores and reconstructs the magical idealism of mid-20th century advertising, popularized by the likes of LIFE Magazine. With paint and brushes he attempts to reset the thread of time visually, installing himself as the creator of an anti-capitalistic zeitgeist that resurrects the wonder and intrigue of print advertising. On view July 1-28.Refreshments will be served.                    Location: Gallery

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  • Cultural

Community Weekend at Historic Newton

Saturday, July 2, 2016
11:00am-5:00pm
Jackson Homestead 527 Washington Street, Durant-Kendrick House 286 Waverly Street

Newton residents are invited to the Jackson Homestead and Museum and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds for free on Saturday, July 2, as part of the Historic Newton Community Weekend.

 

The Jackson Homestead “is a historic house that served as a station on the Underground Railroad before the Civil War.” Built in 1809, the homestead withstood some of the most trying times in American history and has become a historical symbol of abolitionism throughout New England.

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  • Cultural

Newton 4th of July: the Celebration Begins

Saturday, July 2, 2016
Sunday, July 3, 2016
12:00pm-9:00pm
Albemarle Field 250 Albemarle road

Can't wait for the fireworks? Begin your 4th of July Celebration two days early at Albemarle Field next to the Horace Mann Elementary School. Amusement rides and carnival games will be available for kids of all ages from noon to 9:00pm on July 2 and 3. So bring your picnic blanket and settle in for an afternoon of festivities with the entire family.

The July 4th Celebration is sponsored by Newton Community Pride.

 

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  • Cultural
  • Family
  • Kids

Movie: Miracle

Saturday, July 2, 2016
2:00 pm-4:15 pm

Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

                        Location: Druker Auditorium

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  • Athletics

Movie: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Saturday, July 2, 2016
6:30 pm-8:20 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

SNL alumnus Tina Fey steps into the well-worn shoes of journalist Kim Barker in Paramount Pictures' adaptation of Barker's memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, which details her time as a reporter in the two countries, beginning in 2002. Rated R. Runtime 111 minutes. Enjoy light refreshments served courtesy of the library.                                                

 

                        Location: Druker Auditorium

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  • Family

Newton 4th of July: the Celebration Begins

Saturday, July 2, 2016
Sunday, July 3, 2016
12:00pm-9:00pm
Albemarle Field 250 Albemarle road

Can't wait for the fireworks? Begin your 4th of July Celebration two days early at Albemarle Field next to the Horace Mann Elementary School. Amusement rides and carnival games will be available for kids of all ages from noon to 9:00pm on July 2 and 3. So bring your picnic blanket and settle in for an afternoon of festivities with the entire family.

The July 4th Celebration is sponsored by Newton Community Pride.

 

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Family
  • Kids

Newton 4th of July: Pet Safety Tips

Monday, July 4, 2016

Fireworks aren’t the only danger to our furry friends this upcoming holiday.

 

According to BluePearl Veterinary Partners, animal hospitals see as much as a 25 percent increase in patients on the July 4 holiday, whether it's due to fireworks, grapes, swimming pools, or the poodle next door.

 

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  • Educational
  • Family

Newton celebrates July 4th!

Monday, July 4, 2016
10:00am-10:00pm
Newton Center Playground and Albemarle Field

July 4th Celebration in Newton
Kids’ Morning

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  • Cultural
  • Family
  • Kids
  • Seniors
  • Teens