• Family Art Stencil Class at Historic Newton

    Family Art Stencil Class at Historic Newton

    Tuesday, December 30th at 2:00 pm Stunning Stencils When the Kenricks moved into the Durant House in the 1790s, they mad eth ehome their own by painting the wood floors with stencils! Come learn about the unique floor decoration at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds and try your hand at stenciling your own lunch bag. […]

  • Dawn Davis Yoga

    Yoga Benefit Class with Dawn Davis Yoga

    Yoga Benefit Class for Newton-At-Home on Friday, December 26th! 9:30 am at The Windsor Club 1601 Beacon Street, Waban, MA 02468 Newton-At-Home helps older folks in our community continue to live safe and active lives in their own homes. Check out the important work on their website. For more information, please contact our very own Julie Plaut Mahoney […]

  • Shear Madness Holiday Schedule

    Shear Madness Regular Schedule at the Charles Playhouse. Shear Madness is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the “Shear Madness” hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. […]

  • Children's Books Boston Panel Discussion

    Children’s Books Boston Panel Discussion

    Please join Children’s Books Boston for refreshments and a panel discussion. FROM PAGE TO SCREEN: AN INSIDE LOOK AT CHILDREN’S BOOK ADAPTATIONS Simmons College, The Paresky Conference Room 300 The Fenway, Boston MA5:30-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 10 Panelists: ​ Carol Greenwald, Senior Executive Producer of Children’s Programs at WGBH Boston Nikki Silver, Co-chief Creator at Tonik Productions Ammi-Joan Paquette, […]

  • FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel

    FREE Movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel

    FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at the prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protege. Meanwhile, the upscale guests are involved in an art theft and a dispute over a […]

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Family Art Stencil Class at Historic Newton

Family Art Stencil Class at Historic Newton

Tuesday, December 30th at 2:00 pm Stunning Stencils When the Kenricks moved into the Durant House in the 1790s, they mad eth ehome their own by painting the wood floors with stencils! Come learn about the unique floor decoration at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds and try your hand at stenciling your own lunch bag. […]

BAOTG Holiday Soccer Clinic with Charlie Rugg of the LA Galaxy

BAOTG Holiday Soccer Clinic with Charlie Rugg of the LA Galaxy

BAOTG Holiday Soccer Clinic with Charlie Rugg of the LA Galaxy BAOTG is happy to announce Charlie Rugg of the MLS Champion LA Galaxy will once again be participating in our Holiday Soccer Clinic on December 27. Charlie and the BAOTG coaches will run skill sessions like the “pro’s do it”.  At the end of […]

Dawn Davis Yoga

Yoga Benefit Class with Dawn Davis Yoga

Yoga Benefit Class for Newton-At-Home on Friday, December 26th! 9:30 am at The Windsor Club 1601 Beacon Street, Waban, MA 02468 Newton-At-Home helps older folks in our community continue to live safe and active lives in their own homes. Check out the important work on their website. For more information, please contact our very own Julie Plaut Mahoney […]

Shear Madness Holiday Schedule

Shear Madness Regular Schedule at the Charles Playhouse. Shear Madness is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the “Shear Madness” hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. […]

Children's Books Boston Panel Discussion

Children’s Books Boston Panel Discussion

Please join Children’s Books Boston for refreshments and a panel discussion. FROM PAGE TO SCREEN: AN INSIDE LOOK AT CHILDREN’S BOOK ADAPTATIONS Simmons College, The Paresky Conference Room 300 The Fenway, Boston MA5:30-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 10 Panelists: ​ Carol Greenwald, Senior Executive Producer of Children’s Programs at WGBH Boston Nikki Silver, Co-chief Creator at Tonik Productions Ammi-Joan Paquette, […]

FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel

FREE Movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel

FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at the prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protege. Meanwhile, the upscale guests are involved in an art theft and a dispute over a […]

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12 Tuesday, December 23, 2014 (and every Tuesday and Thursday Through June) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Tuesdays through June Hyde Community Gym, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands Free badminton for kids in grades 6-12 (also on Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 p.m.) Bring friends and join the fun! Program sponsored […]

Panties Benefit Seven Bar Foundation

Panties Benefit Seven Bar Foundation

Equinox, the upscale fitness and high performance lifestyle leader, is introducing the perfect holiday gift for the active activist. Equinox is partnering with Empowered by You to offer the Empowered by Equinox panty line. The limited edition, holiday 3-pack of perfect everyday seamless panties, available for $60 at all four Boston Equinox locations, are designed […]

Girl's Winter Vacation Skill Clinic

Girls’ Winter Vacation Soccer Skill Clinic at Valeo FC

Kia McNeil will be holding a Girls’ Winter Vacation Soccer Skill Clinic at Valeo FC. December 29, 30 and 31 9am to Noon Ages 8 – 15 Valeo Sports Center 125 Wells Avenue Newton, MA $195 Register here.    

Go Green Catalog Canceling Initiative

Catalog Canceling Initiative to GO GREEN!

Go Green! CATALOG CANCELING INITIATIVE My elementary school is doing this via our Social Action Committee but I wanted to share with everyone in Newton and invite you all to Go GREEN! As the holiday season is upon us, most households begin to receive an abundance of unwanted sales catalogs. Over 19 billion catalogs are […]

Jennifer Price Principal at Newton North High School

NNHS Principal to be Superintendent in North Andover

Dear North Community: I am writing let you know that I have chosen to go to North Andover as their next Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2015. Please know that the Newton North community will always hold a very special place in my heart.  Over the last 9 years, I have had the privilege […]

Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

Ice Skating at Frog Pond! Where: Frog Pond When: 10:00 AM ending time varies by day Who: The whole family How: Just come, ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing Cost: Varies by height: 58 inches and Over: $5, under 58 inches free.  Adult skate rental: $10, kid skate rentals $5 Open daily: Monday 10am-4pm, […]