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Virtual Tanzanian Cooking Class

Join a fun and interactive cooking class with Nurturing Minds Board members Jane Juma-Nyamunga and Rukia Marijani Mchumo, where you will learn how to make four Tanzanian dishes – all while in the comfort of your own home! Standard Ticket: $50.00 | Premium Ticket: $100.00.

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November 7th, 11:00 am

Meatless Monday Cooking Club for Tweens and Teens

Meatless Monday cooking club is an afterschool online program where tweens and teens cook meatless dinners for their families to enjoy mealtime together. They will be developing important cooking skills as well as positive relationships with food.

Each week they’ll try a variety of creative and tasty vegetarian dishes from every corner of the globe. The goal of these classes is to help kids not only to become healthy eaters, but also to develop their palates so they can enjoy the diversity of food.

These will be live, fun and interactive 2-hour cooking classes over Zoom in their own kitchen. The program runs once a week for 5 consecutive weeks, beginning November 9th.
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Virtual Photo Safari & Silent Auction

Join a virtual photo safari with safari guide Brad Hansen of GeoEx. This exciting evening will include wildlife photography and storytelling, a message from a SEGA student, and a virtual auction where you can bid on unique auction items, Tanzanian crafts and much more. All proceeds support Nurturing Minds and the SEGA Girls’ School.

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November 19th, 8:00 pm

BASCP in the Cloud Remote Programming

The Bowen After School Care Program is running remote programming for families in the Newton community, welcoming all K-5 children.

For a low monthly rate, your child will have access to numerous engaging opportunities throughout the week.  In November, the K-1 Program students will head under the sea, explore multiple modes of transportation, investigate Fall in New England, and end the month with a week of being silly!  Daily activities have been carefully planned to allow for learning, socializing, hands-on creating, and movement.

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Newton Turkey Trot

Ever wondered where to get that T-shirt you see running around Newton?  Get yours for free when you register by November 2nd for the 7th annual, and hopefully only virtual, Newton Turkey Trot – We Will Trot On Together, Apart!

Newton Turkey Trot 5K November 21-29, 2020 – T-Shirt deadline is November 2nd

There will not be a traditional race day, runners will run their own virtual race in their own time the week of November 21st – 29th.  All of the race proceeds will go to the Newton Food Pantry and the Travis Roy Foundation’s Ethan Wang Fund.  Both of these amazing organizations need our support more than ever.

Register or donate at Get your turkeys in a row and trot on!