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Tai Chi at the JCC!

Monday, May 30, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
9:30am-10:30am
Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center

Tai Chi!!!Tai Chi Class

The JCC is offering an eight-week Tai Chi class for beginners on Mondays starting on April 4 to June 6! Tai Chi is a relaxing yet invigorating series of movements. All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to join! Balance, coordination, body awareness, and focus are just a few of the many areas this class targets.

Tune-up your parenting before those long summer days!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
10:00am-12:00noon
Ely Center, 84 Rowe St
Wouldn't it be great to head into summer with confidence that you have an effective parenting approach that fosters a positive relationship with your child, reduces challenging behavior, and builds your child's skills in self-regulation, communication and problem-solving? Come learn the Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving parenting approach (last opportunity before Sept):

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  • Educational

Native Plants and Invasive Species

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Horticulturist Bruce Wenning will give a talk on some of the more common exotic invasive woody plants that are found in Newton and the surrounding communities. Learn about the traits of these pest-like plants and why they really are detrimental to our native ecosystems. Control options will also be discussed. Mr. Wenning has over 20 years’ experience working with volunteer groups and private clients in the control of exotic invasive plant projects.

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  • Cultural

Tree Walk with the Arborist

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am
Meet at 791 Walnut Street in front of the Newton Cemetery Administration Building

 

 Rain date Friday, June 3rd, 10:00-11:00 am

This walking tour will highlight some unique specimen trees: why they were chosen, their characteristics, and some of the maintenance practices that keep them healthy and happy. Robert Reardon has been a state certified Arborist since 1984; he’s been planting and maintaining trees at Newton Cemetery for 20 years. Co-sponsored with the Newton Cemetery

 Meet at 791 Walnut Street in front of the Newton Cemetery Administration Building.

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  • Seniors

Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Join us for an ice cream social, presented by Home Instead Senior Care. Enjoy all the flavors and toppings you could imagine!

Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Conquering the College Essay

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

 Alan Gelb is the author of the bestselling, Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps and coaches students all over the world on their personal statements.

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  • Educational
  • Teens