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    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Girls’ Day!

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Celebrating Girls’ Day! March 3, 2018 11 AM Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459   Join Debbi Michiko Florence in a celebration of the Japanese holiday, Girls’ Day. She will talk about about Girls’ Day, do an origami activity and read from (and sign) Jasmine Toguchi Super […]

  • I'll Stay by Karen Day

    Karen Day New Adult Novel: Book Launch Event at Newtonville Books!

    Book Launch Event I’ll Stay by Karen Day Thursday, February 8 7pm  Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459 In this compelling, emotionally complex novel, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever–even as it shatters their closeness . . . “Let her go. I’ll stay.” There are some decisions […]

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    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, […]

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!

The Way to Maine and 3 Book GIVEAWAY

Maine is great for family vacations and weekends, it is only a short drive away and we always have great food and a wonderful time. This site groups together almost thirty Maine camps, is easy to navigate and full of helpful information like camp readiness tips and how to choose a camp. Here is my […]

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First Annual CakeWalk at Millennium Park benefiting Homeless Kids

On May 20, 2012, as part of our year-long 10th Birthday celebration, Birthday Wishes will sponsor its first annual CakeWalk at Millennium Park in West Roxbury. This event has been percolating here for several years, and we are very excited to see it come to fruition as we celebrate 10 years of bringing birthday parties to […]

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The Discovery Museums: Free Evening for Children with Autism

“Especially for Me” is part of the Museums’ Open Door Connections program to expand museum access  Funding provided by CVS, Nypro, DCU for Kids, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School’s Youth in Philanthropy Club, and the Local Cultural Councils of Acton, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Framingham, Harvard, Hudson, Lawrence, Leominster, Lexington, Littleton, Natick, Waltham, Wayland, Westford and Weston, with in-kind […]

Moms’ Book Club Picks and Skype Author Visits to Share

I run my moms’ book club which is mostly neighbors and the most challenging part of the job is to pick the books so I thought I’d share our picks in case you are looking for a good read, be it a light summer read or more serious stuff. We alternate. One month “beach read.” […]

Fiddle on the Roof, Newton Temple Shalom

Temple Beth Shalom of Needham Presents Fiddler on the Roof at Rashii School

  Direction:  Cynde Hartman Musical Direction:  Don Boroson        Choreography:  Nicole Spirito Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Seating is reserved:  Order tickets early for best seats!   Rashi School Auditorium 8000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA 02026 Tickets are available by mail using this […]

Cappella Clausura’s Spring Concert: Outside The Walls

Cappella’s music has recently been described by the Boston Globe as “personal and inviting, extravagant and intimate…eavesdrop on paradise.” Concert Dates/Locations: Saturday, May 12, 8PM, Parish of the Messiah, 1900 Commonwealth Av., Newton Saturday, May 19, at 8PM, University Lutheran, 66 Winthrop St., Cambridge Sunday, May 20, 4PM, First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot St., […]

Newton Events: Open Studio, Book & Author, BoxART

What is happening in Newton? So many great things! ———— On Friday, May 11, the Friends of the Newton Free Library’s Book and Author Luncheon with Dennis Lehane and Mitchell Zuckoff will speak at the newly renovated and quite lovely Boston Newton Marriott. Let’s put a table or two together! Join us! ————- Spring Open […]

SOWA Art Walk May 6th: Check Out Kathryn Graven, Studio 319

If you are going to the SOWA Art Walk this Sunday May 6th, from 11-6 p.m, please check out our friend Kathryn Graven. She is at Studio 319. Her site is here. You can view all these mixed media paintings at the show. Her work is Abstract Expressionist.

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Newton News: Newton Developing into Russian Enclave, and Special Education Trend in MA

Some interesting links on Newton: Mass. suburb develops into a Russian enclave. The Mass. suburb that the Boston.com article refers to is Newton! Russian immigrants have become part of the character of the Boston suburb of Newton. More than 9% of people in the town report Russian ancestry, according to the U.S. Census, and residents […]

Go the F**K To Sleep. Seriously, Just Go To Sleep! New G Version.

Do you remember an old episode of Sex and the City where Carrie Bradshaw, desperate to meet Big’s ex-wife, meets with her to plug a book concept? Unfortunately, during her meeting, she discovers that Big’s ex-wife is a children’s book publisher. So she quickly makes up a story about a girl with magic cigarettes that […]