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Book Author Event: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

Saturday, August 29, 2015
11:00 AM
New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton Highlands

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes an unforgettable coming-of-age novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century.

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Educational

Book Author Event: The Magic Straw Hat

Saturday, August 29, 2015
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton Highlands

The Magic Straw Hat is the story of a little girl named Caitie, who takes us on a journey full of adventure and excitement as she discovers her great-grandmother's straw hat, and the magic it brings along for the ride.

Categories: 

  • Cultural

Author Event: Editor Bill Littlefield "The Top of His Game"

Saturday, August 29, 2015
1:00 PM
New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton Highlands

Bill Littlefield (NPR's Only a Game) presents the second installment in the Library of America series devoted to classic American sportswriters, a definitive collector’s edition of the path-breaking writer who invented the long-form sports story. Like his friend and admirer Red Smith, W. C. Heinz (1915–2008) was one of the most distinctive and  influential sportswriters of the last century.

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  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Seniors
  • Sports

Movie: Superman IV

Saturday, August 29, 2015
1:00 PM-2:45 PM
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton Centre, Druker Auditorium

Every Hero Has a Story!  This week's superhero movie is Superman IV.  Rated PG.  Running time is 93 minutes.

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Kids

A Walk on the Wild Side with Terry Abrahamson

Monday, August 31, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton Centre, Druker Auditorium

Join playwright, photographer, filmmaker, author, satirist, adman and Grammy-winning songwriter Terry Abrahamson as he discusses his lifetime of adventures in the eye of the Pop Culture Hurricane.

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Educational

Farmers Market Every Tuesday at Cold Spring's Park

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
1:30 PM-6:00 PM (June 30-Oct. 27)
Cold Spring Park - 1200 Beacon St.

Farm Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Turkey, Beef, Fresh Fish, Goat Cheese, Gouda, Eggs, Olive Oil, Baked Goods, PopOvers, Jams, Jellies, Plants, and Flowers.   

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  • Family
  • Ongoing

Veteran’s Get Together @ Senior Center

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street., Newtonville

Veterans and their families are welcome to come and socialize with fellow veterans, enjoy some refreshments and get information about benefits, healthcare, employment and housing. Residents 60+ can use yellow voucher transportation.

September’s guest speaker will be Tommy Amaker, Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball team at Harvard University, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Categories: 

  • Seniors
  • Sports

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.

Categories: 

  • Cultural
  • Seniors