Spanish Cultural Center of America

Run by Runkle School Parents

Join us in our next Open House*

Sat., Mar. 12. 6:30-8:30pm.  18 Dean Rd., Brookline.

To learn more about all the Center activities. RSVP at 617-277-4323/617-794-6554 or email at (info null@null sccofa

Our mission is to spread the Spanish culture and language knowledge through the reading of the most distinguished works of its universal and local literature.

We will help put Spanish language in context. Through this approach, you will start building your knowledge of the language while developing an understanding of Spanish life.

You will never forget the language because of the message and words conveying it by the amazing authors selected for each age group. We invite children, adolescents and adults to learn Spanish through a carefully developed curriculum using the most effective sequential presentation of the literary works to be learned through a unique multimedia approach.

*Argentinian food and wine testing.


Adjusting to a New Life in Brookline

Fri., Mar. 11. 10:00  – 11:30 am , Brookline Town Hall, Room 103.

A program to help international families in the process of adjusting to a new society.  The Challenges of Learning a New language.

Liliana Busconi and Andy Miser , Cross-cultural Trainers.

We will discuss in a very interactive and fun environment:

The importance of the specific situation in which speaking occurs. The importance of having the support, patience and attention of the listener. Communication challenges inherent in many social circumstances (over the phone, with your boss, in a party, etc).

Children are welcome.  Contact Liliana Busconi: (lilianabuscni null@null adjustingbrookline or Andy Miseri (andymiseri null@null adjustingbrookline


“Bee” Part of the Excitement: Brookline Education Foundation’s Annual 5th Grade Spelling Bee!

Sun., Mar. 13. 12 pm at the BHS Auditorium.  Free.

A full roster of enthusiastic spellers representing all the Public Schools in Brookline. Come cheer the spellers on and be part of the fun! For more information, visit (http://www NULL.BrooklineEducationFoundation or talk to Runkle parents and BEF board members Beth Harris, Linda Carlisle, Christina Suh, and Jennifer Shapiro.


Artbarn’s Duck Soup Troupe Presents STREGA NONA

Sat., Mar. 19 @ 7pm and Sun., Mar 20 @ 4.30pm. The Maliotis Cultural Center, Hellenic College, 50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline.  Tickets: $10 at the door.  617-975-0050 or (info null@null artbarn for more information.


Boston’s Daddy-Daughter Dancefor Children’s Hospital Boston

Sat., Mar. 26, 2011. 7-10pm.

Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton St. at Prudential Center, Republic Ballroom.

Hosted by Kelli McBee, Miss Bristol County 2011, Miss America Organization.  Tickets are $35 each and only available (http://www NULL.kellimcbee Tkts must be purchased by Mar. 18.


Forum on Long-Term Financial Issues Facing Brookline

Mar. 30.  Refreshments: 6:30 pm., Panel: 7 pm to 9 pm.

Selectmen’s Hearing Room, Brookline Town Hall.

Communities across the nation are facing serious budget shortfalls and drastic cuts in spending.  What issues will the Town of Brookline be facing?  Panelists: Betsy DeWitt, Chair, Board of Selectmen; Sean Cronin, Deputy Town Administrator; Harry Bohrs, Chair, Advisory Committee. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Brookline. For more information go to (http://www NULL.lwvbrookline or call 617-566-3238.


Stage Soup: Theater for Kids and Teens in Brookline Village

Attend a FREE CLASS to get your first taste of the Soup:

Tues., Mar. 29: 3-4:20pm (ages 8-12) or 4:30-5:50pm (ages 13-17)

Thur., Mar. 31: 3-4:20 (ages 8-12) or 4:30-5:50 (ages 13-17)

The Korean Church of Boston, 32 Harvard St. Brookline.

We will play a wide variety of fun and crazy theater games like Bing Bang Boom; Viking/Bunny; “Darling, I Love You;” Hitchhiker; Zippers; and Fairy-Tale Movies. They’re fun and also help you develop skills like confidence, quick-thinking, and creativity.  Subsequent classes will be $15 each.  Register in advance or drop-in based on availability.  Contact (Ryan null@null stagesoup or call 617-735-5664 for more info.


Rotary Club of Brookline 17th Annual Pancake Breakfast!

Sat., Apr. 2, 8am – Noon

Brookline High School Cafeteria, 115 Greenough St.

To register online go to: (http://www NULL.brooklinepancakebreakfast2011 NULL.eventbright

All You Can Eat! Admission $6. Children 5 and Under FREE

Tickets available at the door and at Philips TV, 87 Harvard St.



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