Tween Graphic Novel Book Club

Online

If you enjoy the pace, imagery and stories presented in graphic novels then this is the club for you! We’ll meet once a month on 12/2, 1/6, 2/3, 3/3, 4/7, 5/5 & 6/2. Grades 5-7. Books will be available for pick-up in the Children's Area. This month the group will discuss This Was Our Pact […]

Recurring

Storytime Online!

Virtual Newton

Join us on Historic Newton's Facebook page for a story and craft every Wednesday, or view previous programs anytime. Our target audience is children ages birth through age 3 but everyone is welcome! Storytime is made possible with support from  Learn More

1960s Civil Rights Warriors Look Back

Virtual Newton

Hear from participants with Newton ties at April 8 panel As the Civil Rights movement heated up in the 1960s, citizens with Newton ties felt called to participate. Clips from the film "Freedom Riders" set the stage for a conversation with Skip Griffin and Judy Frieze Wright, moderated by Boston journalist Carmen Fields. They each discuss […]

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Circle Time

Virtual Newton

Gather virtually on Zoom for Shabbat stories and songs. Pre-registration required to receive a private zoom link For more information, join JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Ages: Parents with children 0-4 yrs Cost: Free Register Photo by CDC on Unsplash

PJ Library Shabbat Circle Time

Spy Pond Park, 56 Pond Lane Arlington, MA, 02474 Spy Pond Park, 56 Pond Lane, Arlington

Gather and meet other families for a socially distanced circle time with Shabbat-themed stories and songs at Spy Pond park. Bring your own blanket. Masks required for everyone over the age of 2. In case of rain, a Zoom link will be provided. For more information, join JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. […]

Recurring

PJ Library Shabbat Circle Time

Spy Pond Park, 56 Pond Lane Arlington, MA, 02474 Spy Pond Park, 56 Pond Lane, Arlington

Gather and meet other families for a socially distanced circle time with Shabbat-themed stories and songs at Spy Pond park. Bring your own blanket. Masks required for everyone over the age of 2. In case of rain, a Zoom link will be provided. For more information, join JCC Metro North Family Connection on Facebook or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. […]

ReelAbilities Film Festival, Boston 2021

Virtual Newton

The 10th Anniversary Festival streams nationwide online and features international documentaries, narratives, and shorts, along with live and recorded programs! The Festival strives for the inclusion of all people and is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expression of people with disabilities. More Information

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity & Love

Virtual Newton

Join the acclaimed, best-selling author, Dani Shapiro, as she discusses her memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test. What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology and experience defines us? After taking a DNA test on a whim, Dani Shapiro learns that the father who raised her […]

Nancy Schön Reads at Storytime!

Virtual Newton

Join us on Historic Newton's Facebook page for a special Storytime with Nancy Schön reading Make Way for Ducklings, the book that inspired her sculptures in the Boston Public Garden. She will also talk about growing up in Newton. Storytime is made possible with support from  Learn More

History Book Club Meeting

Virtual Newton

The club meets on Zoom to discuss Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham. Read the book in advance and join the meeting on Zoom, which is free and open to all. To be added to the mailing list for the Book Club, email social@historicnewton.org. Learn More