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Health Maintenance Clinic, Healthy Cooking Expert, Glass Fusing

Take a look at some of the events this week in Newton.

Cookbook author Katie Workman will discuss her book on Thursday.
Cookbook author Katie Workman will discuss her book on Thursday.

Health Maintenance Clinic at the Newton Library

A nurse from the Health and Human Services Department will hold a drop-in health maintenance clinic on Monday at 9 a.m. This is an opportunity for Newton residents to have their blood pressure taken, ask a medication question or consult with the public health nurse about a health issue. Questions, please call 617-796-1420.

Healthy Cooking Expert to Speak in Newton

Cookbook author Katie Workman will discuss her book, The Mom 100 Cookbook at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St. in Newton, on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Geared for novice cooks to experienced chefs, attendees will learn how to shop, what to prepare and whose recipes to follow. Joining the discussion, which will be moderated by food blogger, author (Well 
Cooked Life
) and mom Emily Franklin, will be pediatric nutritionist Joanne Casplar and family educator Sarah Wilensky. Cooking demonstrations and recipe sharing will be included. Click here for more info.

Glass Fusing Workshop

The Newton Art Center, 61 Washington Park in Newtonville, hosts a unique opportunity for you to make a one-of-a-kind plate using colored glass pieces on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. No previous experience is required to attend this fun and hands on workshop. Your final product will be available for pick up at the NAC office on February 6. Event Fee: $130.00 Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617-964-3424.

Exhibition Reception & Artist Talk: Arctic Visions

From Iceland to Svalbard, Goren is inspired by the landscape near and above the Arctic Circle. As a member of the 2013 voyage of Arctic Circle, Goren spent 3 weeks in the Arctic in the fall of 2013 and will present stories and photos of her experience – Painting! Polar Bears! “Swimming”! and more. Working exclusively in watercolors, Lisa is focused on bringing the colors of the “barren” Polar regions to new audiences. The event at the Scandinavian Cultural Center begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Film Composition Workshop

Have you ever asked yourself while watching a production, “What makes a good shot?” This one-day course teaches you proper composition when filming and details the various shots used during a shoot. Fee: $25 Please click here for more information. The event is at NewTV on Wednesday at 7 p.m.


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