Newton Centre Green, Langley Rd & Centre St, Newton Centre
A leading abolitionist who was once enslaved, Frederick Douglass didn't hesitate to confront Americans about racism during his fiery 1852 speech, "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the American Negro," stating "I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary."
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton
The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. We follow a few International artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into our lives in new ways. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colourful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all.
New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton Highlands
Beside Turning Water (Edge of Empire: World Turned Upside Down Book 2)
Massachusetts, July 1775 Searing pain! A musket ball piercing skin and muscle was a bad way to begin a war. Saving the pretty blonde from that rolling barrel, was a pleasant reward for that battle wound. Alex Peele had no intention of disrupting the regulated life of his pretty blonde, proprietress and brewmaster at the Wheel and Hammer.
Cardinal Points (Edge of Empire: World Turned Upside Down Book 1) [...]
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. [...]
Newton North High School Parking Lot at Elm Road and Walnut Street
This special edition walking tour for kids and their families invites you to explore some of Newtonville's key historic sites using photos, historic objects, games, and crafts. Join us for a chance to see how Newtonville has evolved over the centuries into the village we know and love today! Meet at the Newton North High School Parking Lot at Elm Road and Walnut Street. Suggested donation, $10.
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