• VOTE Ms. Frizzle Most Inspiring Teacher from TV

    VOTE Ms. Frizzle Most Inspiring Teacher from TV

    As kids are heading back-to-school, Parade has named beloved science teacher extraordinaire Ms. Frizzle, from Scholastic Media’s The Magic School Bus, as one of their “most inspiring teachers from TV and movies”! The vote is on for the top educator and we’re hoping you can help Ms. Frizzle reach #1! Here’s the link. Please vote for her! Airing […]

  • Networking Event at NewTV

    Networking Event at NewTV

    Business After Hours    When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: NewTV, 23 Needham St, Newton Join the Newton-Needham Chamber at its first networking event of the fall as our popular Business After Hours networking series moves to the state-of-the-art production facilities at NewTV. Make new connections and renew old ones while also exploring NewTV’s […]

  • Shake Shack Labor Day Specials

    Shake Shack Labor Day Specials

    Starting Friday, August 29 and extending through Monday, September 1, the Shack will be serving up two summertime favorites: Shack Corn Dogs($4.50) and Peach Pie Oh My Concrete (Vanilla frozen custard blended with a slice of Shack-made peach pie; Single: $4.25/Double: $6.50) at the Chestnut Hill and Harvard Square locations. A Vienna all-beef hot dog dipped in Shack-made corn batter and served with […]

  • New Equinox Precision Running Class

    New Equinox Precision Running Class

    This September, Equinox is adding a new signature running class to its group fitness line up. Precision Running is a treadmill training workout based on a unique method of interval training meant to teach runner’s how to run right, hurt less and burn more. The new class will be offered at all three of the […]

  • Elm Street Farmer's Market West Newton

    Elm Street Farmers’ Market in West Newton

    The Elm Street Farmers’ Market in West Newton runs every Saturday until October from 10am to 2pm. Easy parking off Cherry Street but bring change for the meters. Our first stop was the lemonade stand. $5 for this giant cup of fresh squeezed lemonade with mint and peach. Delicious! He used lemons, limes and oranges.   […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

Sharing information about why Newton, Massachusetts is a great place to live and raise a family. If you are thinking of moving to Newton, or have recently moved here, we'd like to help you get settled in. Feel free to ask questions and you'll get unbiased answers. Welcome!



getting kids reading for preschool

5 Tips to Get Every Child Ready for Preschool

5 Tips to Get Every Child Ready for Preschool from parenting expert Maggie McGuire at Scholastic. She is also available for some great back-to-school tips!To learn more, please visit site: Preschool Readiness 2014. USE YOUR WORDS. Talk, sing and use rhymes with your child. Children 0 – 5 years of age develop literacy skills through conversations.   Talk about what […]

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 7-11

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 7-11

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Tuesdays in September Hyde Community Gym, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands Free badminton for kids in grades 7-11 on September 2, 16, 23, and 30, 2014 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Bring friends and join the fun! Program sponsored by the Newton Partnership and the Hyde Community Gym. For […]

VOTE Ms. Frizzle Most Inspiring Teacher from TV

VOTE Ms. Frizzle Most Inspiring Teacher from TV

As kids are heading back-to-school, Parade has named beloved science teacher extraordinaire Ms. Frizzle, from Scholastic Media’s The Magic School Bus, as one of their “most inspiring teachers from TV and movies”! The vote is on for the top educator and we’re hoping you can help Ms. Frizzle reach #1! Here’s the link. Please vote for her! Airing […]

John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton

John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club Events

John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton is accepting member applications for after school programs. Also, there are some amazing things our kids do in the community and a number of great fundraising events coming up. 2014-2015 Special Events Mr. Sid NFL Kickoff Party with 98.5FM Sport Hub Thursday, September 4, 2014 7:00pm […]

Networking Event at NewTV

Networking Event at NewTV

Business After Hours    When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: NewTV, 23 Needham St, Newton Join the Newton-Needham Chamber at its first networking event of the fall as our popular Business After Hours networking series moves to the state-of-the-art production facilities at NewTV. Make new connections and renew old ones while also exploring NewTV’s […]

Shake Shack Labor Day Specials

Shake Shack Labor Day Specials

Starting Friday, August 29 and extending through Monday, September 1, the Shack will be serving up two summertime favorites: Shack Corn Dogs($4.50) and Peach Pie Oh My Concrete (Vanilla frozen custard blended with a slice of Shack-made peach pie; Single: $4.25/Double: $6.50) at the Chestnut Hill and Harvard Square locations. A Vienna all-beef hot dog dipped in Shack-made corn batter and served with […]

New Equinox Precision Running Class

New Equinox Precision Running Class

This September, Equinox is adding a new signature running class to its group fitness line up. Precision Running is a treadmill training workout based on a unique method of interval training meant to teach runner’s how to run right, hurt less and burn more. The new class will be offered at all three of the […]

Elm Street Farmer's Market West Newton

Elm Street Farmers’ Market in West Newton

The Elm Street Farmers’ Market in West Newton runs every Saturday until October from 10am to 2pm. Easy parking off Cherry Street but bring change for the meters. Our first stop was the lemonade stand. $5 for this giant cup of fresh squeezed lemonade with mint and peach. Delicious! He used lemons, limes and oranges.   […]

Kidecals Personalized Labels DISCOUNT

Kidecals Personalized Labels DISCOUNT

Kidecals are personalized labels that are dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer safe!   Plus they stick to any surface!   You can use these stickers on clothing, backpacks, tupperware, devices. Sounds perfect for school? That’s what I thought. It’s worth it to label your kids’ items for a higher probability of getting lost items returned. […]

Newton-Wellesley Hospital FREE Men's Health Fair

Newton-Wellesley Hospital FREE Men’s Health Fair

Newton-Wellesley Hospital FREE Men’s Health Fair and Car Show Sunday, September 21 According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. In fact, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor until they’re experiencing the symptoms of […]

5 Tips to Get Every Child Ready for Preschool

5 Tips to Get Every Child Ready for Preschool

Francie Alexander, Scholastic Chief Academic Officer offers advice on getting every child in America pre-school ready. Scholastic parenting expert Maggie McGuire is also has some great back-to-school tips! To learn more, please visit Preschool Readiness 2014. 1. USE YOUR WORDS. Talk, sing and use rhymes with your child. Children 0 – 5 years of age develop literacy skills through conversations. Talk about […]

Friday Fun Day at Stone Zoo!

Friday Fun Day at Stone Zoo!

Visit Stone Zoo on Friday, August 22 for some Friday Fun! The first 50 children will receive a voucher for a FREE ride on the monkey barrel ride or the children’s train ride. Please note that ride availability is weather permitting. Vouchers will be distributed at the admissions booth upon arrival and are valid until August 31, 2014. For more […]