• Fleuri Designs

    Fleuri Designs Fall Open House

    Fleuri Designs, is hosting a Fall Open House this Thursday and Friday (details below). There will be lots of great vendors and Fleuri Designs will be offering fall plants, fresh flowers, succulents, permanent botanicals and more! Event is free and open to everyone.

  • Common Ground Pop Up Market 2017

    Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market

    Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). Common Ground in Arlington Third Annual Holiday Pop Up Market October 15th, Sunday from 11am-3pm   Arlington Recycling Committee: Advocating and supporting local initiatives to promote solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and more. ArtSpan – Munroe Center […]

  • Hope Walks

    Registration Open for HopeWalks

      Registration Open now for HopeWalks! Newton-Wellesley Hospital has announced that online registration is now “live” for the eighth annual Hope Walks event to be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017. One of Newton-Wellesley’s most beloved traditions, Hope Walks is a 3.3-mile walk to benefit patients of the Vernon Cancer Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser […]

  • Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017!

  • 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 […]

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!

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 […]

Let’s Talk about Marijuana…

Let’s Talk about Marijuana…

Let’s Talk about Marijuana… Some parts of the state’s new recreational marijuana law take effect this month. Here are a few things to know about it, and some tips for talking with your kids. The new law legalizes recreational marijuana use in small amounts for adults age 21 and older beginning Dec. 15, 2016. Other […]