Aug
1
Thu
Drop by for Makerspace Open Studios @ Newton Free Library
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Drop by for Makerspace Open Studios @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Open studio hours are Mondays 3:00-6:00 pm (except the 1st & 4th Mondays), Wednesdays 2:00-9:00 pm, Thursdays 9:30 am-Noon and Fridays 2:00-5:00 pm. Learn new skills like painting, 3D printing and sewing.

Aug
21
Wed
Rockabye Beats @ Newton Free Library
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Rockabye Beats @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Come dance, sing and get a little loco with original and contemporary music the whole family will enjoy! Rockabye Beats includes Spanish songs, freestyle dance, an instrument show and tell, a live guitar performance and more. For all ages. Druker Auditorium.

Hidden History of Boston @ Newton Free Library
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hidden History of Boston @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Boston is one of America’s most historic cities, but it has quite a bit of unseen past. Author and Boston by Foot docent, Dina Vargo, will shine a light into the cobwebbed corners of Boston’s hidden history including among other stories, how William Monroe Trotter publisher of the Boston Guardian, an independent African American newspaper, was a beacon of civil rights activism at the turn of the century. Ms. Vargo is the author of Wild Women of Boston: Mettle and Moxie in the Hub.

Tween/Teen Summer Celebration @ Newton Free Library
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tween/Teen Summer Celebration @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Celebrate the end of Out of This World! Summer 2019 with space-themed Minute-To-Win-It games and ice cream! For tweens and teens entering grades 6-12. Teen Area.

Aug
22
Thu
Free Music Reading Course @ First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Free Music Reading Course @ First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Beginners and more experienced singers are welcome. The course is free, with donations to the FUUSN music program gratefully accepted. There are 4 sessions – come to 1, or 2, or all of ‘em. Here’s the schedule: 11am-12:30pm on August 18 and 7-8:30pm on August 19, 20, and 22. The first half hour is geared towards beginners; the rest of the time is for folks who know a little about reading music (or maybe more than a little ☺). We’ll work on harmonizing as well as on music-reading, and, depending on who’s there, we may have a session on hymn-singing.

You can sign up on the FUUSN Music page: www.fusn.org/music. Questions? email music@fusn.org.

Learn the Art of Chinese Paper-Cutting (Ages 18+) @ Newton Free Library
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn the Art of Chinese Paper-Cutting (Ages 18+) @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Learn the art of Chinese paper-cutting in a hands-on workshop led by award-winning paper-cutter, Quinten Jin. View samples of Quinten’s beautiful work which will be on view in the Main Hall display cases August 2-29. All materials will be provided. Register (required) at http://newtonfreelibrary.net.

Aug
23
Fri
Anime Movies Screens Patema Inverted @ Newton Free Library
Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Anime Movies Screens Patema Inverted @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

In addition to Second Friday Anime, we’ll also have Anime movies this summer! Our second movie is Patema Inverted (2013). Runtime 99 minutes. Snacks & refreshments will be provided. For teens/tweens entering grades 6-12. Teen Area.

Aug
24
Sat
Learn the Art of Chinese Paper-Cutting (Ages 12-17) @ Newton Free Library
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn the Art of Chinese Paper-Cutting (Ages 12-17) @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Learn the art of Chinese paper-cutting in a hands-on workshop led by award-winning paper-cutter, Quinten Jin. View samples of Quinten’s beautiful work which will be on view in the Main Hall display cases August 2-29. All materials will be provided. Register (required) at http://newtonfreelibrary.net.

Movie Series Screens Muppets from Space @ Newton Free Library
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Movie Series Screens Muppets from Space @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Gonzo discovers that his long-lost relatives are aliens from a distant planet. Rated G. Runtime 88 minutes. Druker Auditorium.

Aug
27
Tue
Back to School Hacks @ Newton Free Library
Aug 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Back to School Hacks @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Looking for ways to make back to school easier? Join us to make fun and unique items that will make you stand out at school! For tweens entering grades 5-7. Teen Area.

Aug
28
Wed
Vision Board 101 @ Newton Free Library
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Vision Board 101 @ Newton Free Library | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Are you ready to take the next step? Create a vision board to stimulate positive outcomes in your life. By using visualization and the law of attraction, you can add another dimension to your idea by physically creating a scene that attracts what you seek. Join Senior Library Assistant, Roxanne, for this hands-on program and learn to create a vision board. Magazines will be provided. Or, if you prefer, bring your own magazine that can be cut up. For ages 16+. Registration is required at http://newtonfreelibrary.net. Third floor Rear Arc.

Sep
22
Sun
Newtonville Village Day @ Newtonville Village Day 2019
Sep 22 all-day
Newtonville Village Day @ Newtonville Village Day 2019 | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Come Celebrate the arts in Newton at this year’s Newtonville Village Day! There will be music, dancing, arts and crafts, and demonstrations from several different youth groups in Newton. There will be a train ride for children, lots of vendor booths, and free cake, too! All are welcome!