• Money and Earnings

    Money and Earnings

    The Great Recession was hard on all American families. But even as the economic recovery has begun to mend asset prices, not all households have benefited alike, and wealth inequality has widened along racial and ethnic lines. The median wealth of white households was 13 times the wealth of black households and 10 times that of Hispanic […]

  • YogaBox

    YogaBox Everywhere?! Win FREE Class!

    What can boxing do for you? The Fitness Magazine link below was ultimate stress reliever for Caroline McDavid-Seidner and helped her lose 115 pounds. What can yoga do for you? TEDxTalk yoga teacher used yoga to help criminals reconnect with themselves to find their way back to living with society. What about boxing and yoga as […]

  • Open House at the new Cardio High gym

    Open House at new Cardio High gym

    Please join us for an Open House at the new Cardio High gym, on Saturday, January 24, 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Cardio High officially opened on January 5. At the Open House, we’re welcoming friends and neighbors to take a tour of new facility, see our state-of-the-art equipment, and watch live 5-minute demos of our program. All […]

  • Ivy and Bean: the Musical!

    Ivy and Bean: the Musical!

    The JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families presents Ivy and Bean: the Musical! Monday, January 19 – Special MLK Day Shows 11am and 1pm   Ivy and Bean: the Musical!  will be  performed  at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC on Monday, January 19th.  Show times are11am and 1pm and tickets are $13 general admission. The Leventhal-Sidman JCC […]

  • 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 continues on January 17, from 10AM – 12Noon.  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 – and to explore the creative world of theatre games […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Scholarship for Advanced Middle School Students

EdX and Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announce Middle School Scholarship Challenge  The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and edX today announced a scholarship challenge for advanced middle school students. Every eligible seventh grade student who successfully completes one of the five selected edX courses will secure a semi-finalist position in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation […]

FA Day Middle School at Red Sox Game Fundraiser!

FA Day Middle School at Red Sox Game Fundraiser!

  Go here to order. Deadline to order is January 28th!

Money and Earnings

Money and Earnings

The Great Recession was hard on all American families. But even as the economic recovery has begun to mend asset prices, not all households have benefited alike, and wealth inequality has widened along racial and ethnic lines. The median wealth of white households was 13 times the wealth of black households and 10 times that of Hispanic […]

YogaBox

YogaBox Everywhere?! Win FREE Class!

What can boxing do for you? The Fitness Magazine link below was ultimate stress reliever for Caroline McDavid-Seidner and helped her lose 115 pounds. What can yoga do for you? TEDxTalk yoga teacher used yoga to help criminals reconnect with themselves to find their way back to living with society. What about boxing and yoga as […]

Open House at the new Cardio High gym

Open House at new Cardio High gym

Please join us for an Open House at the new Cardio High gym, on Saturday, January 24, 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Cardio High officially opened on January 5. At the Open House, we’re welcoming friends and neighbors to take a tour of new facility, see our state-of-the-art equipment, and watch live 5-minute demos of our program. All […]

Stone Zoo Deal of the Week!

Stone Zoo Deal of the Week!

Stone Zoo is having ‘Deal of the Week’  through their website. Each week, Stone Zoo will offer a ‘Deal of the Week’ discount of some sort through February 8! Week of January 19th: Buy ONE get one FREE! Coupon deal for Franklin Park Zoo for the month of January here.    

Astroblast!: New Animated TV Show for Kids

Astroblast!: New Animated TV Show for Kids

Check  out these out-of-this-world adventure this winter with 17 new episodes of Astroblast!, the hit CGI-animated series for preschoolers from Scholastic Media and Sprout! Astroblast! Code Blue Astro-Blast! Magazine The fun blasts off beginning Monday, January 19, at 1pm on Sprout with the debut of two back-to-back, smoothie-powered stories – and kicks-off more than two […]

Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices expo

Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices expo at NNHS

Want your teen to be a safer pedestrian, biker, and driver? Looking for ways to encourage your teen’s positive self image? Wondering what resources Newton offers for teens and families? ALL parents/guardians and teens are invited to the Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices expoThursday, January 225:00 to 7:30 p.m. Newton North High School Discover community […]

Ivy and Bean: the Musical!

Ivy and Bean: the Musical!

The JCC Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families presents Ivy and Bean: the Musical! Monday, January 19 – Special MLK Day Shows 11am and 1pm   Ivy and Bean: the Musical!  will be  performed  at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC on Monday, January 19th.  Show times are11am and 1pm and tickets are $13 general admission. The Leventhal-Sidman JCC […]

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 continues on January 17, from 10AM – 12Noon.  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 – and to explore the creative world of theatre games […]

Reagle Music Theatre 2015 Vacation Workshops

Reagle Music Theatre 2015 Vacation Workshops

Reagle Music Theatre 2015 Vacation Workshops and Summer Camp Now Enrolling! Aspiring Actors Ages 8-15 Learn Theatre Technique, Acting, Dance and More   WHO/WHAT: Reagle Music Theatre’s 2015 Winter and Spring vacation Workshops and Summer Camp are now enrolling!  Programs are open to all aspiring actors ages 8-15.  Along with daily classes in voice, dance, […]

Solar Workshop at Waban Library Center Jan 21

Solar Workshop at Waban Library Center Jan 21

Solar Workshop – Waban Library Center Wednesday, January 21 at 7 PM 1608 Beacon Street, Waban, MA 02468 Brought to you by the Newton Solar Challenge An educational presentation, interactive Q & A and “breakouts” covering: How will solar work at my home?  How will solar “look” on my house? Show me the numbers! How does […]