5 Things To Do This Week – 06/29/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 06/29/22

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* This week sees the closing of three fabulous art experiences. Check out Haiku to Celebrate Renewal: Outdoor Poetry Exhibit hosted by Poetry Newton at Newton Cultural Alliance’s very own Allen Center lawn. Or visit the Scandinavian Cultural Center for the final hours of Newton Art Association’s New Member Show. Finally, don’t miss The Newton Free Library exhibits Boston and Cambridge Scenes by Connor Plunkett and Lightscapes by Matt Reynolds. Get them before they are gone!

*Hyde Community Center hosts fun for the whole family with Summer in the Highlands on June 29 at 10:30 a.m with Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys. Dance your morning away with your monkeys (or kids). Check out the full schedule for Summer in the Highlands.

*Are you a resident of Newton who lives in a rented home? Newton Theatre Company wants to hear your story. Join The Monologue Project: Renters’ Edition, starting this summer with a low-stakes commitment and flexible process, this program is perfect for both experienced and new performers alike. Come to a virtual Open House on Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 pm to learn more.

*On Tuesday, July 5 at 6:00 pm join NewTV for a  New Member Orientation Class. Learn about all the wonderful opportunities offered at this state-of-the-art media center. This orientation class is a prerequisite for all other NewTV course offerings. Register here to get started with your media learning at NewTV.

*Join The Newton Free Library on Tuesday, July 5 at 7:00 pm for an Author Talk With Robert T. McMaster to discuss his latest book, All the Light Here Comes From Above: The Life and Legacy of Edward Hitchcock.  A native of Deerfield, MA, Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864) was one of 19th-century America’s most influential scientists. A geological pioneer, he was the first State Geologist of Massachusetts, the first American geologist to publicly embrace the theory of continental glaciation, and the first scientist to unearth evidence of dinosaurs in North America. Register here for an author talk that will rock.

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