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Exhibition: “Mary Armstrong: Conditions of Faith”

November 2 - November 12

Conditions of Faith presents seascapes and landscapes painted by Mary Armstrong over the last seven years. Nature and memory inspire her layered, complex compositions. Oil and wax depict forces of nature, both imagined and real, in the seascapes. For Armstrong, roiling currents, sunlit estuaries, and particularly rising waves are “a perfect visual metaphor for change, […]

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9:30 am

ELL-Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud is a free class for low-intermediate to advanced adult English Language Learners. A fun way to improve your English reading and speaking skills! We will read and discuss Our Town byThornton Wilder. 11 Tuesday afternoon sessions. The class begins on September 24, 2019. Limited to 15 students. Online registration (required) […]

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10:00 am

Zumba Gold at the Hyde

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 1, 2020

Hyde Community Center, , 90 Lincoln Street,
Newton Highlands, MA United States
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Zumba Gold with Ketty, now twice per week! Tuesdays and Fridays. Classes will have a winter break. Hello! I'm Ketty Rosenfeld, and I live in Newton, MA. I've been a ZIN™ Member since Jan 2015 and I absolutely love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! I am currently […]

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Dance Me A Story with Joanne Langione Dance Center

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Druker Auditorium, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Don’t miss this fun, family event where music, movement and literature align to encourage exploration and imaginative play! For more information, please call the library: 617-796-1360.

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Murder by the Book Club

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This group is currently full. The group is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. They will discuss Atonement of Blood by Peter Tremayne. In December bring your favorite book you read this year outside of the book club. To be placed on the […]

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2:00 pm

Holiday Cards with Canva

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to make attractive holiday cards with Canva, a free online graphic design tool. You will learn how to use one of Canva's templates and add your own personal touches, or to create your own design from scratch. Limited to 15 participants. Register Online.

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3:00 pm

Tech Time

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
2E

Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one tech help session. Bring your devices/computers and questions. These sessions are good for people with questions regarding: basic computer skills ereaders and mobile devices internet searching email word processing library resources (hoopla, Overdrive, Kanopy, and more) Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week.

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3:30 pm

Tech Time

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
2E

Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one tech help session. Bring your devices/computers and questions. These sessions are good for people with questions regarding: basic computer skills ereaders and mobile devices internet searching email word processing library resources (hoopla, Overdrive, Kanopy, and more) Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week.

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6:00 pm

Family Fun Night

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Family Fun Night occurs on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:00-7:00pm.
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St
Newton,
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Join us for a FREE Family Fun Night. Bring your family to the West Suburban YMCA for games, arts and crafts and bouncy house! Light snacks are provided. Family Fun Night occurs on the second Tuesday of every month.

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Newton Inspires 2019

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Free

  Leading Cancer Researcher, Sex Therapist and Climate Change Activist Among Headliners at 2019 Newton Inspires   12 of Newton’s Own Will Speak at Free Community Event   Newton, MA (October 7, 2019) — A dozen Newton luminaries will share inspirational anecdotes, experiences, and expertise at Newton Schools Foundation’s (NSF) 9th annual Newton Inspires: An […]

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6:30 pm

ELL – Preparing for U.S. Citizenship

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join this free class for adult English language learners who are interested in taking the U.S. citizenship test. The course is being given in partnership with St. Mark Community Education Program and will: Cover the literacy test Review the test’s 100 questions about U.S. history and government Provide help to improve English speaking and listening […]

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Code Our Escape Room

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Help us code our December break Escape Room! We'll use computational thinking and circuit boards to create challenges for other tweens/teens to complete with a theme of Escape 2019! Each group will create a challenge over two sessions. In the second session, we'll even ask parents/guardians to put our challenges to the test. Registration is […]

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7:00 pm

Grade 5/6 Book Discussion

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tweens in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month. All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group. We meet once a month on 9/10, 10/22, 11/12, 12/10, 1/14, 2/11, 3/10,4/14, 5/12, and 6/9. Online registration (required) […]

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ELL – Let’s Talk!

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! The group meets on 8 Tuesday evenings, beginning on September 24, 2019. For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

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Great Books Discussion Group

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). They will discuss The Apology by Plato. In December they will discuss Devotions by Mary Oliver (each person picks a poem). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

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Poetry Series

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Druker Auditorium, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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This year’s Poetry Series continues with readings by Jennifer Matthews, Lo Galluccio and jojo Lazar. An open mike will follow with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available, time permitting. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press.

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