Newton Free Library: The Asian American Experience – Reflections of an Historian and an Artist

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The session will deepen our understanding of the Asian American experience through an interactive dialogue Lisong Liu and Wen-ti Tsen. They will cover: The historical perspective of Asian immigrants The complexities of the Asian-American experience Asian cultural heritage, community activism against racism and the cross-racial solidarity through art Lisong Liu is professor of history at Massachusetts…

Scandinavian Cultural Center presents: Swedish Coaster Making with Pat Olski

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Join us for a virtual workshop with needlecraft expert Pat Olski. Learn to make a daisy coaster design made especially for the SCC by Pat. Perfect for your midsummer celebration! Fabric, thread and needle included in the workshop fee. Friday, May 21st | 7pm | $25; $15 for Members. Register here. ABOUT PAT: Pat Olski is…

Newton Free Library presents: COVID-19 and Structural Racism

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The COVID19 pandemic has laid bare the deep racial and economic inequities that persist in U.S. society, providing a crucial opportunity for reflection, reckoning and repair. Structural racism continues to permeate all institutions, including the U.S. healthcare system, which has led to inequitable rates of COVID19 infection and death among low-income people and communities of…