• 2014 Children’s Champions Honored

    2014 Children’s Champions Honored

    During the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton’s 60th Annual Meeting, five long-time Club supporters were inducted into the first class of Children’s Champions Honorees.   Each year, a small class of visionaries, leaders, and top performers who are/were responsible for helping the organization grow and thrive throughout its 100 year history will […]

  • Advertising and Domestic Violence Awareness

    Advertising and Domestic Violence Awareness

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The next time someone says xexism isn’t real, show them these shocking role-reversal images including ads that depict domestic violence as a way to sell product. Media plays a strong role in how we view ourselves and each other. Be aware and be critical of what you see. p.s. The […]

  • PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity

    PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity

    The Shops at Prudential Center’s 20th Annual PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity The annual event has raised over $40,000 for local charities The Shops at Prudential Center, Boston, will host its annual PRU BOO indoor trick-or-treating and family fun event on Sunday, October 26. The event will benefit Catching Joy, a non-profit organization that promotes volunteerism […]

  • Second Annual House of Haunts Event at NewTV

    Second Annual House of Haunts Event at NewTV

    The second annual house of haunts event at NewTV! It’s that time of the year when ghouls and goblins will be out looking for a scare. NewTV’s second annual House of Haunts is a free family friendly event offering fun and games for the kids, costume contests, and scavenger hunts. The event start at 4:00pm-7:00pm on Thursday, […]

  • Laurie Berkner at the Citi Shubert Theatre!

    Laurie Berkner at the Citi Shubert Theatre!

    Children’s music superstar and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to the Citi Shubert Theatre on November 8 at 11am. Laurie is having a busy year, with both solo and Laurie Berkner Band concerts and the October release of her ninth album, a compilation of greatest hits titled The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection (Two Tomatoes Records/Razor & Tie). Says Laurie, […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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2014 Children’s Champions Honored

2014 Children’s Champions Honored

During the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton’s 60th Annual Meeting, five long-time Club supporters were inducted into the first class of Children’s Champions Honorees.   Each year, a small class of visionaries, leaders, and top performers who are/were responsible for helping the organization grow and thrive throughout its 100 year history will […]

Advertising and Domestic Violence Awareness

Advertising and Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The next time someone says xexism isn’t real, show them these shocking role-reversal images including ads that depict domestic violence as a way to sell product. Media plays a strong role in how we view ourselves and each other. Be aware and be critical of what you see. p.s. The […]

PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity

PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity

The Shops at Prudential Center’s 20th Annual PRU BOO Trick-or-Treat for Charity The annual event has raised over $40,000 for local charities The Shops at Prudential Center, Boston, will host its annual PRU BOO indoor trick-or-treating and family fun event on Sunday, October 26. The event will benefit Catching Joy, a non-profit organization that promotes volunteerism […]

Second Annual House of Haunts Event at NewTV

Second Annual House of Haunts Event at NewTV

The second annual house of haunts event at NewTV! It’s that time of the year when ghouls and goblins will be out looking for a scare. NewTV’s second annual House of Haunts is a free family friendly event offering fun and games for the kids, costume contests, and scavenger hunts. The event start at 4:00pm-7:00pm on Thursday, […]

Laurie Berkner at the Citi Shubert Theatre!

Laurie Berkner at the Citi Shubert Theatre!

Children’s music superstar and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to the Citi Shubert Theatre on November 8 at 11am. Laurie is having a busy year, with both solo and Laurie Berkner Band concerts and the October release of her ninth album, a compilation of greatest hits titled The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection (Two Tomatoes Records/Razor & Tie). Says Laurie, […]

ebola

Ebola Preparedness Panel Discussion

Please Join Us COMMUNITY FORUM/PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT EBOLA PREPAREDNESS MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Newton-Wellesley Hospital Shipley Auditorium, Second Floor 2014 Washington Street, Newton Medical experts from Newton-Wellesley Hospital, the City of Newton, and Massachusetts General Hospital will present the latest information about Ebola,with a question & answer session to follow. Panel participants include: […]

Boston College Women's Soccer

Boston College Soccer Back at Newton Campus

Boston College Soccer fields were undergoing renovation but now the fieldwork is completed and they are back on their home Newton campus field for the men’s and women’s final game of their regular season. Come out to watch them for two important games: Boston College Men’s Soccer: Red Card Cancer Night against Dartmouth College. Tuesday, […]

Free Family Fun at the Arsenal Center for the Arts

Free Family Fun at the Arsenal Center for the Arts

Free Family Fun at the Arsenal Center for the Arts Free Family Fun begins the new season on September 20, from 10 AM – 12 Noon.  These drop-in art and theatre workshops offer the opportunity for families to experiment with paint, paper and collage to create works of art together. Children can also explore the […]

Anyone Can Cook Cooking Class!

Anyone Can Cook Cooking Class!

Anyone Can Learn to Cook Cooking Class! Chef Paul Turano Hosts Approachable Cooking Class at the Boston Center for Adult Education WHAT:            On Monday, October 27th, 2014 Chef/Owner Paul Turano of Cook located in Newton, MA will join the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) for a one session cooking class, “Anyone Can Cook” from […]

Newton's Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

Newton’s Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

Newton’s Fall Fling event, which takes place this year on Thursday, November 13 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Temple Shalom. Temple Shalom 175 Temple Street Newton Cost: $40 general admission, $75 patron, $150 benefactor. This fun girl’s night out is an annual event and our largest fundraiser of the year for the temple’s sisterhood. The […]

Seal Beach smartest suburb

Newton: #8 Smartest Suburb in Country

Newton is one of the smartest suburbs in the country! I grew up in Seal Beach, California and that made #9! I’m feeling very intelligent today! Here are the 10 smartest suburbs in America: 1. Santa Monica, CA 2. Evanston, IL 3. Berkeley, CA 4. Cambridge, MA 5. Towson, MD 6. Cupertino, CA 7. Scottsdale, […]

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

Superintendent’s Letter to Parents

Dear Families, I hope the school year is off to a good start for your child(ren). In my daily visits to the schools, it has been a joy to see our students well rested and eager to learn. September is a wonderful time for those of us in education because it allows us to develop new […]