Teens Making Smart Choices, North Korea Photos, Irish Music

See what's coming up in Newton this week.

Newton Free Library.
Newton Free Library.

Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices

Join the Newton North PTSO on Wednesday at 5 p.m. for Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices, an expo featuring approximately 30 community organizations. Parents/guardians and all those who help guide teens in making sensible decisions that will lead to a long, happy, and productive life are one focus. Teenagers are the other focus. They can participate in exhibitors’ enriching and fun activities, and they can also learn how to navigate the challenges of academic, peer, and societal pressures in order to stay safe and healthy. See more here.

Art Reception for Photography Exhibit on North Korea

The Newton Free Library hosts an artist reception on Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. All are welcome to the reception for Photographer, lecturer and international business leader Dick Simon's art show "North Korea: Beyond the Headlines." The show will be on view through January 30.

Irish Music: Paddy Keenan and Jimmy Noonan

Musicians Paddy Keenan and Jimmy Noonan play at the Walsh Hall Function Room at Boston College on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. HearIrish music on uilleann pipes, flute, whistle. The concert is free.

Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training 

Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training is an American Academy of Pediatrics course that covers how to handle the basics of infant and childcare, how to react 
responsibly to medical emergencies and injuries, perform first aid for common 
childhood injuries and illnesses, and set up and run your own babysitting 
business. The course, Friday at 3:15 p.m.at Newton South High School, is open to anyone ages. Registration is required. To register, visit www.newtoncommunityed.org. For additional information, please call Lisa Rucinski at 617-559-6999.

Secrets of College Admissions Seminar

Grades, test scores, activities, even essays and interviews--we'll cover all the college admissions elements at this seminar on Thursday at 7 p.m. at The Princeton Review, 1340 Centre Street, Suite 104 Rear. We'll also share Collegewise strategies that will make you a stronger college applicant and make sure you avoid the most common application mistakes. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register click here or contact Sara Kratzok at (617) 903-7002 or sarak@collegewise.com. 


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