Chamber's Welcome to the New Year PartyThe Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce hosts a Welcome to the New Year Party on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Paulette's Ballet Studio, 190 Oak St. in Newton. Members $15, non-members $25. Register online here.
Author Talk: Kristi Marsh
The Newton Free Library hosts an author talk with Kristi Marsh, author of "Little Changes: Tales of a Reluctant Home Eco-Momics," on Monday at 7 p.m. After her breast cancer diagnosis Kristi became an educated consumer who inspires and empowers others to join the movement for healthier homes and safer communities. Info at ChooseWiser.com. Elizabeth Saunders, Director of Clean Water Action/Massachusetts, will join Kristi in leading a Q and A after the talk. A book signing will follow.