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Parkinson's Support Group

10:30 am-11:30 am
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

People with Parkinson’s Disease, Caregivers and family members are all invited to attend. This is a forum to share experiences and learn from one another. Faciliated by James Demicco, retired primary care M.D. with a 10-year history of Parkinson’s.   

 

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  • Seniors

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

How will we remember the Holocaust when those who lived through it are gone? Who is tasked with remembrance and what does it look like? Leora Tec is the daughter of Holocaust survivor and scholar, Nechama Tec, who wrote Defiance. The book was made into the 2007 film starring Daniel Craig.

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  • Cultural

Community Engagement in Newton?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

Lily Canan Reynolds, Community Engagement Manager for Newton's Planning Division, will discuss opportunities for the church to extend welcome and be more active in mission in Newton. Ms.

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  • Educational

Books & Brownies

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Check back soon! For ages 11-15 and their adult.     Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net              

 

            Location: Teen Area

 

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  • Teens

Shen Yun Cultural Program

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Enjoy a presentation on China’s 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture, and the revival of that culture through a stellar classical Chinese dance and music production called Shen Yun. We willexplore China’s ancient roots, the destruction of traditional Chineseculture, its rebirth, and you will see photos of “On Stage with Shen Yun”—dancing, costumes, backdrop and orchestra. Presented by a volunteer from the Falun Dafa Assocation of New England.

Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Seniors

Ice Cream Social & Party

Friday, September 2, 2016
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

We’ll enjoy ice cream and  oldies music by “Santon,” a passionate musician who is totally blind from birth. Educated at the Perkins School for the Blind, he graduated from Berklee College of Music summa cum laude. Generously sponsored by Meadow Green Rehabilitation and Nursing. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.

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  • Cultural

Hearing Screenings

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Attend 10-minute hearing screening with a licensed Audiologist from the West Newton Hearing Center.  If you already have hearing aids, they can clean and check them and replace the batteries.  Call the Front Desk at 617-796-1660 to make a 10-minute appointment. Free.

 

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  • Seniors

Veterans Invited First Tuesday

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
5:30 pm-8:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Veterans and their families are welcome to come and socialize with fellow veterans, enjoy some refreshments and get information about benefits, healthcare, employment and housing. 

 

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  • Family