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New England Conservatory Piano Quartet

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:00 PM

Scandinavian Cultural Center
206 Waltham Street, West Newton

Join outstanding graduate students from the New England Conservatory for a performance of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s celebrated Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 87.  Members of the Quartet are:  Mason Yu, violin; Dana Kelley, viola; Jamie Clark, cello
and Jonie Huang, piano

For reservations, click HERE 

Good Shepherd Community Care Book Club

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:00 PM

Good Shepherd Community Care
90 Wells Avenue, Newton

Good Shepherd Community Care is pleased to once again partner with the National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter to host the spring 2014 Book Club series. 

Registration at 6:30pm

The reading for this meeting is The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

This book concerns the struggles of young adults with cancer.

The discussant for this meeting is Jane Bausch, LICSW, Dana Farber Cancer Institute.  read more »

Educational Session re How Developers get Permits

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Newton City Hall War Memorial Auditorium
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

The ABCs of Zoning Relief for Housing Developments in Newton: A Residents’ Guide to How Developers get Permits and how the Community can have its Say

Thursday, May 1 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Newton City Hall War Memorial Auditorium
Ever wonder how real estate developers obtain permits for housing developments in Newton?
Ever wonder what opportunities there are for community engagement? read more »

Theater Ink Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Friday, May 2, 2014 
7:00 - 11:00 PM 

Union Street Restaurant
107 Union Street, Newton Centre 

It’s time for Theatre Ink’s really fun second annual dinner and dance party  fundraiser for grown‐ups only.
Come and enjoy DJ, dancing and socializing galore--and dinner too!

All proceeds go to the fabulous Newton North High School’s teaching and working theatre.
 
Neil Miller on piano for the first hour.  Dinner and dancing after that.

Space is limited so don’t delay. Get your tickets right away!
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Funtastic Fridays

Funtastic Fridays (Exclusively for 5th graders)
First Friday of every month
7:00-9:00 PM

Now through June
Hyde Community Center
90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands

Calling all Newton's 5th graders. Come join us for music, games, prizes and more! Admission is $7 and  snacks & drinks are available.

For a Fast Pass to avoid long lines, please email fevercoach@aol.com your name, phone number & school.

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

Safety for the Visually Impaired Patient: A Seminar for Health Care Professionals

Saturday, May 3, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Carroll Center for the Blind
770 Centre Street, Newton

Safety for the Patient who is Visually Impaired, a Seminar for Health Care Professionals

Health care professionals can better serve patients with vision loss if they understand how vision affects daily functioning and mental health as well as understand methods to prevent falls and create a safe home environment, especially for the largest population of patients with vision loss – elders. read more »

Watercolor and the Spirit of Nature

Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 PM-5:00 PM

New Art Center
61 Washington Park, Newtonville

Presented By: Michael Milburn

A connection to and experience of nature is the basis of much of Asian art. In this workshop, we will take our inspiration from nature, using subjects common in Asian paintings such as koi, water lilies and waterbirds, and we will talk about the elements that make a good painting, including composition, value, and color

In addition to paint blending with a brush, we will explore more advanced techniques such as paint pouring and splattering.

All levels welcome. read more »

Watercolor and the Spirit of Nature

Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 PM-5:00 PM

New Art Center
61 Washington Park, Newtonville

Presented By: Michael Milburn
A connection to and experience of nature is the basis of much of Asian art.

In this workshop, we will take our inspiration from nature, using subjects common in Asian paintings such as koi, water lilies and waterbirds, and we will talk about the elements that make a good painting, including composition, value, and color. In addition to paint blending with a brush, we will explore more advanced techniques such as paint pouring and splattering. All levels welcome. read more »

All Newton Music School Gala

Saturday, May 3, 2014
6:00 PM

All Newton Music School
321 Chestnut Street, West Newton 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.

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