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18th Annual Auction - John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton
The John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton’s 18th Annual Auction will be on Friday, November 15, 2013, at our Boys and Girls Club, 675 Watertown Street in Newton Mass. The Annual Auction is our largest fundraising event, and we anticipate close to 300 supporters will join us. We are eager to host the event at our Club this year, and truly demonstrate the impact of our programs and services. Guests will bid on exciting items, indulge in flavorful cuisine, meet our promising youth and experience first-hand how Great Futures Start Here! Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm Location: John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton, 675 Watertown Street, Newton Mass. Ticket Cost: $100 (includes complimentary valet service) Be sure to save-the-date, or better yet, buy your tickets online today at: http://www.newtonbgc.com/2013AnnualAuction.php!

Dates: 11/15/2013
Time: 6PM to 7PM
Visit: www.newtonbgc.com/2013AnnualAuction.php

Annual fundraiser for Newton Boys & Girls Club
Newton Cantonese School
Newton Cantonese School is a non-profit organization founded in 1978, and its goal is to teach the Cantonese dialect, reading, and writing the Chinese language. The program starts from preschool through the 7th grade.  Classes are held every Saturday during the regular school year from September to June.    紐頓中文學校教導粵語會話、閱讀及書寫中文。目的在使學生了解中國文化的特徵及其對在美國社會的貢獻,進而增強身為亞裔美國人的自尊心。使他們覺得生活在這雙文化的社會更有意義。 NUMBER OF LANGUAGE TRACKS We offer 2 tracks, Conversational and Literary Tracks NUMBER OF CULTURAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS We offer 6 programs ranging from Kung Fu, Dance to the arts. NUMBER OF FACULTY We have 20 teachers NUMBER OF STUDENTS            150 ranging from 4 years to 15 years old Registration for the Newton Cantonese School 2017-2018 school year is now open and first day of school is September 9, 2017.  We accept students through out the school year.  http://newtoncantoneseschool.org/school/registration/ If you are interested, please come to visit our classrooms and to speak with a member of our staff or email newtoncanthoneseschool@gmail.com to make arrangements.  We offer visits and tours all through out the school year on Saturdays  http://newtoncantoneseschool.org

When: Feb 24, 2018 9:30AM in Newton, MA
Dad's Fight - Help Bob Savickas beat cancer!
Help Bob Savickas beat Stage IV colon cancer Performance by ELEVATION 74 Buffet Dinner, Cash Bar, DJ, Silent Auction and Raffle Prizes Tickets are priced at a minimun of $35.00 ---- All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly towards treatment in Clearwater, FL Thank you for your support!! General Admission - $35.00

When: Feb 24, 2018 6pm in Newton, MA
Cost: $35.00
Wrap Birthday Presents for Birthday Wishes!
Sponsored by: Birthday Wishes
Minimum age: 16
The mission of Birthday Wishes is to provide birthday parties for homeless children. We believe that all children, regardless of their living situation, should celebrate their birthdays joyfully, surrounded by family, friends, and others who care.Their Greater Boston office serves over 200 children . . .

When: Feb 26, 2018 10am in Newton, MA
Beer Training Sessions
Want to establish a better base for Beer Styles and overall, increase your #BeerIQ? You should consider joining our Monday Night Training Sessions, where we'll work hard on overall beer ingredients, flavor, aroma, key descriptions and how to articulate it to a group of peers. We'll write both short & long descriptions for unknown beers, identify, compare & contrast beer styles that are similar and correctly identify a up to six unknown, but classic beer styles. We'll spike one beer each week, talk about the aroma & flavor characteristics, what causes it, how to avoid it and what styles it might be appropriate in.

When: Feb 26, 2018 5pm in Newton, MA
Torah B'Yachad - Weekly Study Project
לומדים תורה ביחד פרוייקט 929 יצא לדרכו בישראל בחנוכה תשע"ה כשלנגד עיניו סיום קריאת 929 פרקי התנ"כ, כל יום פרק,  עד יום הולדתה ה -70 של מדינת ישראל  - www.929.org.il כאן בבוסטון יצאנו בשנה שעברה לדרך ביוזמה מקומית ולאחר שסיינו שני מחזורים של פרשות השבוע  אנו ממשיכים  שוב את  קבוצת לימוד לקריאה ולמידה משותפת של ספרי הנביאים  הקבוצה תפגש אחת לשבוע ביום שני בין השעות 8:30 בדיוק עד 10בערב  Merkaz IAC - 1320 Center St. #301 Newton, MA 02459 הקבוצה פתוחה ואין מחוייבות לתשלום או השתתפות בכל מפגש  . כל הנדרש לקרוא את הפרקים לקראת השיעור.  נשתדל לספק מספר ספרים בהשאלה.       המפגש הבא  יתקיים ביום שני 12   בפברואר       בשעה 20:30 ובו נעסוק בספר שמואל א פרקים ט"ו-י"ז ופרשת תרומה בספר שמות. ינחה אמנון אליפז    חובה להרשם  

When: Feb 26, 2018 8:30PM in Newton, MA
Practice Interviews at the Price Center
Sponsored by: The Price Center
Minimum age: 21
The Price Center empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to thrive in their living, social and work communities. We are seeking interested volunteers to help prepare our individuals for job opportunities through practice interviews. We ask that volunteers meet one-to-on . . .

When: Feb 28, 2018 9am in Newton, MA
Isle of Saints: Music from Medieval Ireland
Meravelha presents a vivid musical history of Medieval Ireland through tales of her many saints. Pagan Brigid, later revered as a Christian abbess, was said to turn water to beer; Columba converted the Picts of Scotland and was part of Europe's first copyright dispute; and Patrick was captured by pirates before becoming Ireland's most famous saint. From grumpy abbots to cat-owning clerks, you'll hear colorful stories that bridge the ancient Celtic and early Christian traditions. The program includes selections spanning the 12-14th centuries from the Dublin Troper, Cormac's Psalter, the Inchcolm Antiphoner, and others. Meravelha: Teri Kowiak, director, voice; Barbara Allen Hill, Catherine Stein, voices; Jaya Lakshminarayanan, voice, harp, hurdy-gurdy; Ari Nieh, voice, percussion; Dan Meyers, winds, percussion, voice; Karen Burciaga, vielle, hurdy-gurdy

When: Feb 28, 2018 8pm to Feb 28, 2018 9:30PMin Newton, MA
Cost: $20 general admission $15 students, seniors & military
Dr. Hevia Presents: Sport Psychology & Its Contribution to Peak Performance
"What is sport psychology - and how does it contribute to peak performance?"  a lecture to be presented by Dr. Modesto Hevia.  The presentation will begin with a definition of sport psychology and a historical overview of the development of the field followed by a definition of "peak performance" (and concepts related to it) and some illustrative examples of "applied sport psychology."  Finally, because some of the principles and theoretical underpinnings of sport psych (among them positive psychology) also have application to peak performance in endeavors other than sports (for example, the performing arts) I might make reference to that as well.  Dr. Hevia notes, "It's an ambitious 45 minutes, but it is basically a taste - not a full meal." 

When: Mar 1, 2018 12pm in Newton, MA
Blind Beer Tastings
This event is designed to hone our knowledge of beer styles. By tasting beers blind (without knowing the brand or style), it forces us to rely on our senses and knowledge of style attributes to identify the beer. We will cover major style categories and even throw some curveballs in. We will learn what those style attributes are and how we can identify them through appearance, aroma and flavor.  For the remainder of 2017, tickets will be at no-cost to you. Beginning, Thursday, January 11th, tickets will be $5, each session.  Registration is limited to 8 per session! Sessions will focus on different beer styles or beers from specific countries, areas or regions:  September 28th: Hop Forward Beers October 5th: Fruit and Vegetable Beers October 12th: Malt Forward Beers October 19th: Belgian Styles October 26th: Beers for Cold(er) Weather November 2nd: Beers with Wild Yeast or Bacteria November 9th: Holiday Beers November 16th: Old Ales, Wee Heavy's and Winter Warmers

When: Mar 1, 2018 6pm in Newton, MA
Low Vision Fridays - Free Seminar Series - eBooks: Reading Made Easier
Do you struggle with low vision? Were you once an avid reader, but have been forced to put down your beloved texts due to dwindling sight?Join Bob McGillivray, Certified Low Vision Therapist and Director of Low Vision Services, for a series of FREE seminars on devices, techniques and best practices for those struggling with new vision loss as well as those with existing low vision.This month's topic: eBookseBooks: Reading Made EasierKindle, iPad or tablet—we don’t discriminate. We’ll teach you low vision approaches and techniques, so you’ll be able to jump right back into your favorite novel, news site, etc. RSVP to attend by contacting: Maureen Foley (800) 852-3131 or (617) 969-6200 Ext. 225; maureen.foley@carroll.org

When: Mar 2, 2018 10:30AM to Mar 2, 2018 11:30AMin Newton, MA
Cost: Free