August Events from Historic Newton

AUGUST EVENTS FROM HISTORIC NEWTON  Ongoing through January 2018 FREED FROM THE FRAME: BEYOND THE CHILDHOOD PORTRAIT Our exhibit displays six portraits of children from Historic Newton’s collection and also tells what happened to each child in adulthood. The lives of the children in the portraits reflect major events and cultural shifts in 19th century America, […]

Barry’s Fundraiser Fitness Event for Best Buddies

Barry's free fitness class

BARRY’S HOSTS INDOOR/OUTDOOR CLASS FOR BEST BUDDIES WITH A COOLDOWN FLOW BY LULULEMON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017 at 6:30PM AT THE STREET IN CHESTNUT HILL This event is $10. Offering the ultimate summer workout for a great cause, BARRY’S is teaming up with lululemon and hosting a fitness class in support of Best Buddies on […]

Metro Boston Is 2017’s 6th Most Educated City in America

Top 10 Most Educated Cities in America:

Metro Boston Is 2017’s 6th Most Educated City in America according to WalletHub study. To determine where the most educated Americans are choosing to settle, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across nine key metrics. The data set ranges from share of adults aged 25 and older with a […]

Dirty Boy Composting Now Installing Rain Barrels!

Dirty Boy Composting Partnering with The Great American Rain Barrel Company

Dirty Boy Composting Partnering with The Great American Rain Barrel Company Dirty Boys Composting is excited to announce that we are now selling and installing rain barrels from the Great American Rain Barrel Company. These barrels are made from repurposed olive shipping containers and help manage the local water supply by reducing water consumption. The water collected […]

Activate Newton invites residents to walk Newton’s 13 villages

Activate Newton invites residents to walk Newton's 13 villages

During the month of May, Activate Newton challenges YOU to get active in each of Newton’s 13 villages. Log your progress on our ChallengeRunner page (activatenewton.challengerunner.com) and be entered to win amazing prizes! If you need activity ideas, check out the Activate Newton webpage for an activities calendar, walking maps, and more: www.newtonma.gov/activate If you would like to […]

Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) Banquet

Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE)

Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Banquet Friday, September 29th Boston, MA Click here for more info. CHSNE NEEDS YOU! CHSNE is a membership-based 501(c)(3)non-profit organization dedicated solely to documenting, preserving, and promoting the history and legacy of Chinese immigration in New England. Please consider becoming a member or donating […]

Historic Newton Events

Newton Cemetery Tour

Sunday, July 30, 2:00 PM WHO INSPIRED OUR SCHOOL NAMES? A NEWTON CEMETERY TOUR Newton’s two high schools simply use North and South for identification, but many public elementary and middle schools are named after a notable person in our city. Stroll through the Newton Cemetery to see the final resting places and learn more […]

New Public Art LITTLE CLOUD at The Street

New Public Art LITTLE CLOUD at The Street

The Street will unveil and celebrate its latest public art initiative, Little Cloud, a surreal, experiential installation by acclaimed fine art collaborative, FriendsWithYou, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 4-6pm. The artists will be in attendance for the debut of their 10-foot fiberglass sculpture. FriendsWithYou views the cloud emblem as an enduring symbol of love and light; the installation plays into […]

Newton Tennis for Kids and Adults

Newton Tennis for Kids and Adults

TENNIS PLAYERS ADULTS AND KIDS! It’s time to swing into summer.   We have some “hot” options for you to choose from…sign up now and enjoy a class or two! For Adults: Check out Dave’s Doubles 3-Day Specials or Joe’s In-House Doubles League…or our always popular Cardio classes, in addition to our valuable instructional clinics […]

Dirty Boys Composting

Dirty Boys Composting specializes in taking the guesswork and hassle out of backyard composting, so our customers quickly create high quality, usable compost without problems of odors or pests. Our approach of teaching our customers about proper composting techniques, along with providing constructive feedback on their efforts, has resulted in a 100% success rate. As […]