Congressman Tim Ryan to speak at Newton South High School tonight

At 7 p.m. tonight, Ryan will be talking about his new book, A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit.

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan will be taking part in a Newton Community Education program on mindfulness at 7 p.m. this evening. Ryan will talk about his book, A Mindful Nation, as well as his personal and professional experiences with mindfulness.

The event is a collaborative effort by Newton Community Education, the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Tickets are $10; for more information or to register for the talk, call 617-559-6999, or visit