‘Terrible things were done’: Sean Lemass and the Violence of the Irish Revolution

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Online via Zoom • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Presenter: Robert Savage Ireland today is exploring the 100th anniversary of the Irish Revolution, a period that stretched from 1912 to 1922. Professor Savage will address the legacy of one of the most important yet unheralded revolutionaries, Sean Lemass. Lemass served as Prime Minister from 1959-1966. He […]

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History Book Club Meeting: Appeasement by Tim Bouverie

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The club meets on Zoom to discuss Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie. Read the book in advance and join our discussion, which is free and open to all. To be added to the Book Club list, please email social@historicnewton.org. Learn More

Stay Healthy and Safe at Home: Strategies to Age in Place

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Discover compensatory strategies for fall prevention and use of adaptive devices and modifications for optimal safety in the home.  Hosted by the NWH Elder Care Services Council. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 10-11:00am   Register Now

Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Challenge and What to Do About It!

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Online via Zoom • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Presenter: Andrew Eschtruth The United States faces a serious retirement challenge. Many workers will lack the resources to retire at traditional ages and maintain their standard of living in retirement. The shortfall is caused by increasing income needs – due to longer lifespans and rising health costs […]

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Images in Women’s Suffrage Movement

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Allison K. Lange's talk analyzes gender, images, and political power from the founding of the United States through the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. She examines the ways that suffragists used images throughout their campaign to counter powerful opponents. Co-sponsored by the Newton Free Library.  Register Here

Rediscovering the Treasures of Golden Age Spanish Cathedral Music

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BC Beyond Lifelong Learning Coffee and Conversation Series March 31: Rediscovering the Treasures of Golden Age Spanish Cathedral Music – Michael Noone, Professor and Chair, Music Department   Michael Noone invites you to join him on a voyage of discovery through the archives and libraries of the royal palaces, cathedrals, monasteries, and collegiate churches of Spain, Portugal, […]

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Newton Community Farm Winter Speaker Series: Healthy Cooking for Seniors

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Healthy Cooking for Seniors  Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11 am – Noon Newton-Wellesley Hospital dietitian Caila Yates will help seniors who might feel that making healthy, homemade meals is too much work for only one or two people in a smaller household. Topics will cover simple cooking strategies, easy shopping techniques, and ways to enjoy healthy cooking of small, nutritious […]

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Our Origin and Our Demise: Birth, Life and the Death of Stars

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Dr. Giovanni Fazio, a senior physicist, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian and a lecturer in the Astronomy Department at Harvard University, will help us understand these big questions: Where did we come from? What will be our ultimate fate? See why Dr. Fazio has been invited to speak at all 10 Newton Inspires! Register