• Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street series remains in full effect. There are five complimentary events each week, ranging from the popular Kick It By Eliza fitness class to Berklee College of Music performances to Children’s Dance Parties, as well as special events like Barry’s x Best Buddies and Summertime Savasana, Yoga Under the Stars. All events are free and open to the […]

  • Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    ATASK (Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence) is seeking donations for the silent action for its annual fundraiser, the Silk Road Gala. Please save the date and contact Christina Ayala if you want to make a donation to this worthy cause. Cristina Ayala Co-Executive Director Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence PO Box 120108 Boston, […]

  • 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 free fitness class

    Barry’s Fundraiser Fitness Event for Best Buddies

    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 […]

  • Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE)

    Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) Banquet

    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 […]

  • Newton Cemetery Tour

    Historic Newton Events

    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 […]

  • Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club All Are Welcome Understanding Our Differences sponsors an ongoing  Disability Awareness Book Club. It meets the first Monday of the month (generally) at Newton Free Library, 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A and is open to all who are interested. Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 11th. Check the […]

  • IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!  IRONMAN Summer Camp 2017! 25% Off Code: vfcironman25.

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!

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

One of our Valeo players and his family are working with Boston Families for Refugee Support (BFFRS) in conjunction with NuDay Syria and would like any support you may be able to offer. BFFRS and NuDay Syria aim to provide humanitarian aid to mothers and children living in refugee camps throughout Europe. Soccer is a beloved […]

Craig's List Scams

Watch for this “Renters Scam”

About 6 pm Friday afternoon, a nice young man with his two little children knocked at my door.  He was inquiring if I knew anything about the people, “Marie and Mick,” who “own” the house next door to me. I was told that the house is advertised on Craig’s List as being available for rental at […]

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic. Register here.

part time jobs at Indigo Fire Studio Arlington MA

Part Time Jobs at Indigo Fire Studio

Indigo Fire Studio is currently seeking a Pottery TA for some of our larger classes. The TA should have intermediate/advanced pottery throwing experience and be able to assist our newer students. The position pays $30 per class (6 classes a session). You should be friendly, able to help novice throwers, comfortable with people and able to explain techniques in […]

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World Tuesday, January 24 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Snow date on Wednesday, January 25) Brown Middle School Auditorium This is an informative Parent Workshop sponsored Brown Middle School and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through use of the Internet, social […]

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

The Joy of Giving: 5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family By Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas  Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.  Then suddenly, time flies, and, as if by magic, we find ourselves right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of it […]

FA Day Principal Search

FA Day Principal Search

Update on Principal Search Process: Ways to Be Involved Superintendent David Fleishman joined us last month to talk about the upcoming principal search process.  The School Department seeks parental input in a few different ways: 1) Complete the online survey about F.A. Day school 2) Apply to be considered for the Selection Advisory Committee (see […]

Raising Boys in the Digital Age

Raising Boys in the Digital Age

Raising Boys in the Digital Age The world of social media and 24/7 communications can be both exciting and overwhelming. Parents, educators, and child development experts struggle with questions like: How much screen time is too much? At what age should children be allowed access to digital media? Do digital tools enhance or hamper educational […]

Newton Public Schools Snow Policy

Newton Public Schools Snow Policy

Dear Families, With the first snowfall earlier this week, it is time to review our process for determining school closings or delays, as well as our notification system. Closings The decision to close or delay school is made by the superintendent, in consultation with the Police Department and the Department of Public Works. Safety is […]

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016 The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is one of our local gems. Located in Lincoln, it is known to many in the area for it extraordinary large-scale outdoor sculptures, set in a pleasantly landscaped 30-acre park. It’s a perfect place to take the family for an outing on a nice […]