Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville
An attorney from MetroWest Legal Clinic will offer free legal advice at the Senior Center. Legal assistance is available in the following areas: housing, social security income, government benefits, consumer issues, debt collection, and estate planning documents. This program is sponsored by a grant from Springwell. Appointments are required; call 617-796-1660 to schedule a 20-minute appointment. You may also call MetroWest Legal Services directly at 1-800-696-1501.
The MIT AgeLab is recruiting motivated and service-oriented high school students to get involved with OMEGA- Opportunities for Multigenerational Exchange, Growth, and Action. This is an excellent opportunity to build students' resumes while creating meaningful connections in the community. The AgeLab is hosting an OMEGA Summit at MIT on Saturday, May 16th, and hope students from Newton South High School can join us in kickstarting vibrant intergenerational relationships in and around Newton. [...]
Newton Free library,330 Homer Street, Newton Centre Gallery
David Gullette has been able to photograph residents of Newton’s Sister City in Nicaragua in a relaxed, informal atmosphere, capturing the variety and beauty of their faces. Each photo will be accompanied by a short statement about the person in question. All proceeds from sales will benefit the work in San Juan del Sur. The show will be on view from May 2-31. [...]
Exercise and movement classes and a support group for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners are now available at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newt [...]