Documentary Film: Intelligent Lives

Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton

Intelligent Lives stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college and the workforce. Join us on February 4th from 7–9pm in Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library, as we open doors to inclusive employment. RSVP is strongly encouraged at understandingourdifferences.org/intelligentlives […]

Campus 101: College Visits

Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton

Are you a high school junior beginning to think about the college application process, but have no idea where to begin? Are you a parent of a junior and you're feeling overwhelmed about your child's upcoming college applications? Are you planning on using February or April vacation to visit colleges and university campuses? If you […]

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Take My Phone, Please!

Newton

In the ongoing conversation about smartphones and teen anxiety, there’s often an important voice missing: teens themselves! So in this month’s Action Network Live!, we’re putting adolescents front and center. Join us, media professor and Action Network advisory member Joni Siani, and Joni’s students for a conversation about the role of devices in young people’s lives and […]

Black Tiger: Opium Trade, 1700-1900

Druker Auditorium 330 Homer St, Newton

This talk by Frederic Delano Grant Jr. examines the legality, morality, economics and some lessons to be drawn from the international opium trade. Follow the drug from major centers of production, and meet colorful personalities in the trade, including some with ties to Newton. Learn More

Newton Community Farm – Cooking with Jay Online

Online Event Webinar Link Inside Confirmation Email, Watertown

Join us on our YouTube Live Channel, Newton Community Farm 2020, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 pm for live broadcasts or check out our archived shows anytime! Click here to watch the welcome video and learn how to subscribe. 

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Maintaining Your Motivation While Working From Home

Zoom Meeting Newton

Mon. April 20 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom free for members, $25 nonmembers Beyond BookSmart Founder and executive functioning expert, Michael Delman will share helpful tips and tools to keep up motivation while working remotely from colleagues and managers in this 30-minute webinar to kick off your workweek.