Women in World Jazz is an educational band that performs musical styles from around the world while emphasizing a mission of social justice.
Newton Free Library Hosts Webinar on Jewish Lawyers’ Role in Civil Rights Movement
Jewish lawyers largely came from the North, and they worked to dismantle legally enforceable racial segregation, according to the speaker.
How To Spend Your Valentine’s Day in Newton
Newton is offering a number of opportunities for Valentine’s Day. Here are five ways to celebrate the holiday.
Barry Wanger Details Career of Newton-born Businessman at Newton Free Library Event
Wanger detailed the book at an event co-hosted by Historic Newton and the Newton Free Library on Thursday.
Newton Free Library Hosts Webinar on Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire
Once the fire started, patrons were trapped inside as the club’s main door was jammed and six other exits were locked, according to Schorow.
MIT Professor Presents Vision of Sustainable Energy Future at Newton Free Library Partnership Event
Dennis Whyte said that fusion energy can become a sustainable energy source for the future in a talk last Tuesday.
Advocates Talk Newton, Massachusetts Natural Gas Infrastructure at Library Event
Newton is no exception to statewide reliance on old gas distribution systems, according to one of the talk’s participants.
Local Libraries Co-Host Anniversary Talk for Park Designer Frederick Law Olmsted
Olmsted designed parks including Central Park in New York City and the Niagara Reservation in Niagara Falls, New York.
Newton Free Library Hosts Panel on Water Conservation and Indigenous Rights
During the event members of local Indigenous communities spoke about their cultural connections to water and the environment.
Newton Free Library Hosts Exhibit on Proposed Updates to Village Center Zoning Ordinances
This exhibit is part of a continued effort that began last summer to gather community input for the village centers’ futures.