• Carol Dweck’s MINDSET

    Carol Dweck, author of the New York Times bestselling book “Mindset”, offers insight on an interesting exercise she uses to help her Stanford students develop a growth mindset: she has them write letters to themselves “from the future,” focusing on all the challenges, heartaches, and failures they’ll face along the way. Mindset is the book chosen by […]

  • Newton 4th of July Activities

    Newton 4th of July Activities

    Fourth of July Celebration! 1pm – 10pm Albemarle Field, Watertown Street, Route 16 OPEN AIR MARKET & AMUSEMENT RIDES Handmade and International Crafts Food Vendors Children’s Activities KIDS MORNING Newton Centre Playground at Tyler Terrace 10 AM – Noon Rain date: July 5th For children ages 3 – 12. Grande Pet Parade Teddy Bear Parade […]

  • Win Boston Pops VIP 4th & Boston Getaway

    Win Boston Pops VIP 4th & Boston Getaway

    The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular and Red Sox games at Fenway Park are iconic summer experiences in Boston. The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism and partners are giving away the chance for winners to be VIPs at each of these, and we think your readers would love the chance to win. Details for both […]

  • Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge Setti Warren Newton MA

    Olympic Bid Proposal Community Meeting TONIGHT

    Along with our regional partners the Towns of Needham and Watertown, the Newton-Needham Chamber, Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce, and Boston College, we are convening a community meeting onWednesday, July 1st at 6:30 p.m. in Boston College’s Robsham Theater at 140 Commonwealth Ave. The meeting will begin with a presentation of Boston 2024’s revised Olympic bid proposal, […]

  • Boot Camp at Giroux Brothers Martial Arts

    Ninja Boot Camp at Giroux Brothers

    Dear Parents, I am excited to announce a new boot camp starting at Giroux Brothers by the name of “GB Ninja Boot Camp” Everyone is entitled to one free trial class. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-9:45AM. We will focus on high intensity interval training using body weight exercises and studio […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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Newton Elementary Schools Start Earlier

Elementary Schools Start Earlier

Newton Public Schools June 22, 2015 Dear Elementary Families, My first year in Newton has gone by so quickly. It has been such a pleasure to walk through the elementary schools during this past school year and witness teachers and students engaged in wonderful teaching and learning experiences. We hope that your children have had […]

Carol Dweck’s MINDSET

Carol Dweck, author of the New York Times bestselling book “Mindset”, offers insight on an interesting exercise she uses to help her Stanford students develop a growth mindset: she has them write letters to themselves “from the future,” focusing on all the challenges, heartaches, and failures they’ll face along the way. Mindset is the book chosen by […]

Newton 4th of July Activities

Newton 4th of July Activities

Fourth of July Celebration! 1pm – 10pm Albemarle Field, Watertown Street, Route 16 OPEN AIR MARKET & AMUSEMENT RIDES Handmade and International Crafts Food Vendors Children’s Activities KIDS MORNING Newton Centre Playground at Tyler Terrace 10 AM – Noon Rain date: July 5th For children ages 3 – 12. Grande Pet Parade Teddy Bear Parade […]

Win Boston Pops VIP 4th & Boston Getaway

Win Boston Pops VIP 4th & Boston Getaway

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular and Red Sox games at Fenway Park are iconic summer experiences in Boston. The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism and partners are giving away the chance for winners to be VIPs at each of these, and we think your readers would love the chance to win. Details for both […]

Boys Soccer Clinic at Harvard

Boys Soccer Clinic at Harvard

Crimson Soccer Academy Youth Clinic August 11th – 14th, 2015 Sign Up Before July 1st and Save 15% Promo Code: Harvard2015    

Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge Setti Warren Newton MA

Olympic Bid Proposal Community Meeting TONIGHT

Along with our regional partners the Towns of Needham and Watertown, the Newton-Needham Chamber, Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce, and Boston College, we are convening a community meeting onWednesday, July 1st at 6:30 p.m. in Boston College’s Robsham Theater at 140 Commonwealth Ave. The meeting will begin with a presentation of Boston 2024’s revised Olympic bid proposal, […]

Boot Camp at Giroux Brothers Martial Arts

Ninja Boot Camp at Giroux Brothers

Dear Parents, I am excited to announce a new boot camp starting at Giroux Brothers by the name of “GB Ninja Boot Camp” Everyone is entitled to one free trial class. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-9:45AM. We will focus on high intensity interval training using body weight exercises and studio […]

Newton Summer Tennis

Newton Summer Tennis

TENNIS PLAYERS! SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER TENNIS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS! Check out our schedules and register at www.newtontennis.com while space lasts. Clinics will sell out!!! See you on the Courts! Mike Lewitt and the Newton Tennis Staff

Boston Seafood Festival Aug 2nd

Boston Seafood Festival Aug 2nd

Boston Seafood Festival, benefitting the Boston Fisheries Foundation is August 2nd, all day at the Boston Fish Pier. The Boston Seafood Festival will be returning to the fish pier for a family-oriented and educational day of fun and fresh seafood! The festival is now in its fourth year. Purchase tickets here.

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Summer Soccer Clinics at Valeo

Valeo FC is known for their technical soccer training. They have summer clinics for boys and girls of all ages and abilities. Register here.

Central Rock Gym Summer Programs for Kids

Central Rock Gym Summer Programs for Kids

CRG Adventure Programs begin June 22nd! We know your kids will love our summer climbing program! Our trained staff will help your children learn how to climb better while engaging them in fun and challenging activities. Swing on our Giant Rope Swing, learn how to rappel, and gos wimming each week here at CRG! Go […]

Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge Setti Warren Newton MA

Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Last year, as part of our first annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, over 1,000 Newton students from preschool to high school read over 8,000 hours. We are looking to improve on that record this year. Online registration here. The Mayor’s Reading Challenge has a loftier goal: preparing our students for success in the classroom and […]