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West Newton Square Enhancement Project

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:30 pm-8:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Newton, 1326 Washington St., West Newton

We will review design concepts and layout options. Hope to see you there.
 

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  • Educational

Veterans' Breakfasts

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
9:00 am-10:00 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Socialize and ask questions. New veterans and widows of veterans with questions about spousal benefits are welcome!

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  • Family
  • Seniors

EYES OF HISTORY Exhibit Opens

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
10:00 am
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, Newton

Historic Newton's new exhibition, Eyes of History: Archives Tell Your Story, celebrates the renovation of our archives facility and the reopening of a vital community resource.

Categories: 

  • Cultural

AARP Smart Driver Program

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
10:30 am-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

The aim of this class is for older drivers to better understand the updated technologies in new vehicles, provide a refresher on the rules of the road, and learn strategies to compensate for age-related challenges in vision, hearing, or response time. There is no test to take and no actual driving, and a certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant. Please bring your lunch.  Students must attend the entire class. $15 for AARP members (include your member ID on check) and $20 for non-AARP Members.

Categories: 

  • Seniors

Movie Matinee: Grandma

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
1:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Elle Reid has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend, when her granddaughter, Sage, unexpectedly shows up, needing $600 before sundown.  Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash, as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling  skeletons and digging up secrets. Starring Lily Tomlin and Marcia Gay Harden. PG-13. 2015. 106 mins.

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  • Seniors

Senior Safety Seminar: Protecting Yourself from Scams and Fraud

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Marian Ryan, the Middlesex District Attorney, will discuss identity theft and safe banking practices and living safely at home, and she will answer questions from the audience about safety, scams and abuse. “Scam artists are skilled, and anyone can fall victim,” said District Attorney Ryan. “Still there are things individuals can do to educate and protect themselves from these sorts of crimes.” Prior to being named District Attorney, Marian Ryan served as the Chief of the office’s Elder and Disabled Unit for 18 years. 

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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Potluck Supper Plus Mission to Chile

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:30 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

Elena Huegel has served as a Global Ministries Missionary in Chile for 20 years, working with  the Pentacostal Church.

Come and listen as Elena tells her stories, and don't forget to bring your favorite dish to share

#OurNewton.org #MissiontoChile

 

Categories: 

  • Family

Textile Painting

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:30 pm-9:30 pm (also 10/5)
Presented By: Theresa Harris
Create hand-dyed table runners or placemats & napkins in this two-session workshop. Pick a custom dye color, vat dye fabric, then design and cut linoleum blocks to use for printing on the fabric. Finish pieces by hand painting more color and detail. No prior knowledge necessary. Materials will be provided..

Register HERE.  Fee: $125.00

Categories: 

  • Cultural