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Friends of Hemlock Gorge Annual Spring Cleanup

Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:30 AM

Friends of Hemlock Gorge Annual Spring Cleanup
Hamlton Place, Newton

Annual Spring Cleanup of Hemlock Gorge. Volunteers should meet at Hamilton Place between 9:30 and 10 a.m. For a MAP showing the location, click here. Parking available at Hamilton Place, the Mills Falls parking lot, and at the Hemlock Gorge parking lot at the intersection of Ellis St. and Rte. 9. Spruce-up materials supplied and Refreshments provided for all volunteers! Please dress appropriately for the work and weather (rain or shine).  For more information, click here.

Maker Month: Creator Faire

Saturday April 26, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street, Newton Centre
Druker Auditorium

The Newton Free Library will be hosting a mini-Creator Faire to kick off our unveiling of the new MakerBot 3D printer to the community and begin a year of programming for all ages related to the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) initiative from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation.

The Faire is a gathering of tech enthusiasts, traditional crafters, artists, musicians, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers and students. It is a place for creators to show their work and interact with members of the community. read more »

Nite Watch: Saturday Nights for Kids

Nite Watch
Every Saturday, 6:00-10:00 PM
Now through May

Lower Falls Community Center
545 Grove Street,Newton

Nite Watch is a fun Saturday Night out for kids, grades K-5. Movies, board games, open gym, snacks and more.

Registration is now open at www.activityreg.com or by telephone at 617-552-7056.

For more information, please call 617-796-1525.

Concert: Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble

Sunday April 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street, Newton Centre
Druker Auditorium

Formed in 1996, Kaleidoscope performs a wide musical repertoire from Baroque to the most recent 21st century compositions. Join them for a concert that will include Arnold’s Suite Bourgeoise (flute, oboe, piano), Bach’s Cantata BWV 209, Non sa che sia dolore ("He knows not what sorrow is") and Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

NewtonSERVES

Sunday, April 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Newton Community Pride and the Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs
Location:  Various predesignated locations throughout Newton read more »

Canines for Carroll Fundraiser and Dog Walk

Sunday, April 27, 2014
9:00 AM 

The Carroll Center for the Blind
770 Centre Street, Newton

The Carroll Center is hosting its 2nd annual Canines for Carroll dog walk on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. (Sign-in starts at 8:00 a.m.)

The walk is 2 miles long and winds its way through the beautiful neighborhood streets of Newton, beginning and ending at the Carroll Center. There are also shortcuts for those who do not wish to walk the full two miles. Service dogs belonging to our blind and visually impaired clients and friends will lead the way.

Help make this event a huge success! read more »

Blood Pressure Clinic

Monday April 28, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street, Newton Centre
Druker Auditorium

The City's Health Department hosts a free blood pressure clinic every second and fourth Monday of the month.

For more information, contact: MaryJane O'Malley 617-796-1438.

Parkinson’s Group

Monday, April 28, 2014
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street, Newtonville

This group meets monthly on the last Monday of the month.

This Spring and Summer at ReadWrite:

Friday, April 11 2014
3:00 PM

CHUNGDAHM ReadWrite
1254 Chestnut Street Newton, MA 02464

Calling High School Students! Get ready for next year, college and beyond           

This Spring and Summer at ReadWrite:
-Write great essays efficiently after taking our College Prep Essay Writing Class.
-Find your voice and build a creative writing portfolio with our Creative Writing for Teens class. read more »

Every Child Ready to Read T

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street, Newton Centre
Druker Auditorium

The process of learning to read starts long before children enter the classroom!

The Every Child Ready to Read program helps parents, grandparents and other caregivers learn how to engage in talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing activities that develop important early literacy skills. This program series includes four parent and child workshops. read more »

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