Saturday and Sundays at the Park!
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The Friends of Nahanton Park, a volunteer group of public-spirited citizens, works with the City of Newton, area residents and businesses, and all users of the park to protect and preserve this unique natural resource.
What happened to Newton's poor, disabled, elderly, or homeless before Social Security? Join Michael J. Clarke, Newton Highlands resident, for a fascinating look at how Newton and other New England towns cared (or didn't care) for their less fortunate citizens, from Colonial times until recently. Discover what artifacts yet remain of the rich history and evolution of Newton's Workhouse, Poorhouse, Almshouse, Poor Farm, City Home and Infirmary. Location: Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Avenue, Newton, 02458.