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Movie Matinee The Theory of Everything

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
1:00 PM
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street., Newtonville

The Theory of Everything. 2014. PG-13. 123 mins. With his body progressively ravaged by ALS, world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking must rely on his wife, Jane, to continue his life's work as he faces various challenges. This affecting biographical drama centers on the couple's fertile partnership.

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  • Cultural
  • Seniors

NAMI

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
6:30-9:00pm
Newton Wellesley Hospital

NAMI Basics

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will offer classes on Wednesdays starting April 29 running through June 3 at Newton Wellesley Hospital. For more information contact Sid Gelb at el.cid3@rcn.com or 617.320.3048.

Oil Painting Workshop @ Senior Center

Thursday, September 3, 2015
9:00 AM-12:00 PM (also 9/10 & 9/17)
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street., Newtonville

Oil painting is the traditional "first-approach gateway" for all fine arts painting; painting a simple still life pro-vides the artist a chance to practice and learn basic fundamentals. Learn from David Wenstrom, who studied at the R.H. Ives Gammell Studios in Boston and teaches at the Cambridge Adult Ed program. Space is limited to 6 participants. $50 (all materials included.) Register with Ilana Levine at 617-796-1670 or ilevine@newtonma.gov.

 

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  • Seniors

Ballroom and Line Dance Social for the 55+

Thursday, September 3, 2015
1:00 PM-3:30 PM
American Legion Post 440, 295 California Street, Newton

 Line dancing will lift your spirits and release tension. It is a replenishing activity that gives you energy. During a 1-1/12 to 2 hour line dance session, one can do as many as 3,000 steps, which translates into about 750-800 calories burned. In fact, it burns as many calories as walking, swimming or bicycling!  To Register, Call 617-796-1506

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  • Ongoing
  • Seniors
  • Sports

Minecraft Club

Thursday, September 3, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (1st & 3rd Thurs of each mo.)
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton Centre, Computer Center

Come play Minecraft with your friends on the library’s server. We’ll have different challenges each week. Don’t have an account? No problem, use one of the library’s. The club will meet the first and third Thursdays of every month.

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  • Educational
  • Ongoing
  • Teens

Vietnam Today: through a Veteran’s Eyes

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street., Newtonville

Join us for a talk by Donald Liberte, a Vietnam War Veteran who returned to Vietnam recently and took fascinating photos of his experience. Learn about the history of Vietnam and conflicts between other countries, his experience coming back after war, and a video/slideshow of going back to visit.

Donald was a member of the 69th Combat Engineers in Vietnam and he is the current Treasurer of American Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 51. Register with the Front Desk by calling 617-796-1660. Free, thanks to The Falls at Cordingly Dam in Newton (Benchmark Senior Living).

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  • Seniors

Hearing Awareness & Screening @ Senior Center

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street., Newtonville

Attend a 15-minute hearing awareness presentation followed by a 5-minute screening with a representative from Mass Audiology. If you already have hearing aids, they can clean and replace the batteries. Registration required. At-tendance at 11:00-11:15 presentation required for a hearing screening. Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 to make a 5-minute appointment. Free.

 

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  • Seniors

Fall Open House @ All Newton Music School

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
1:00 PM-5:00 PM
All Newton Music School, 321 Chestnut Street, West Newton

Instrument Petting Zoo:  Piano ❋ Strings ❋  Winds ❋ Brass ❋  Percussion

Early Childhood Class:  Experience music with your child.  3:30pm - FREE class taught by instructor Kim Petot

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  • Cultural
  • Family
  • Teens