• 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, […]

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    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: 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!

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A Fairly Comprehensive List of Birthday Party Locations in and around Newton UPDATED

Birthday party planning need not be daunting. Here are lots of ideas for your child’s birthday! Did I miss any? Please let me know and I’ll add to the list!

Martial Arts in Newton

Best Martial Arts Schools in Newton for Kids and Adults

Best karate studios in Newton MA evaluated and tested by moms! Giroux Brothers Martial Arts and I have studied kickboxing with owner Steve Giroux. The style is called Chun Kuk Do which is the style of Chuck Norris. We think he’s great and really wonderful with kids. There are two other Karate studios that my kids’ friends’ moms also rave about: Espositos and Master’s of Karate.

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Nutrition Solutions with Health Coach Stacy Schwartz

Do you have questions about nutrition but don’t know who to ask? Come to our 4 week nutrition solutions workshop where you will get all of your questions answered. In this workshop you’ll learn: .       How to incorporate delicious greens into your diet. .       Tips to eat foods you enjoy […]

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Free Event: Simplicity Parenting at Mason-Rice, Feb. 6th, 7-9pm

Do you ever find yourself scheduling play dates 3 weeks in advance because your child has no free time? Do you think you might have too many toys in the house? Are there too many gifts coming into your home around the holidays or when it is your child’s birthday? Are you and your children […]

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Classes at Waban Library: Yoga for Adults, Music and Dance for Kids!

Morning Adult Yoga Classes Tuesday and/or Thursday mornings from 8:50 am-10 am for 10 Tuesdays/Thursdays.Cost will be $150 for a 10-week session. Sign up for both, Tuesday and Thursday classes, you will receive a 10% discount.  ($270 for both Tues/Thurs). Drop ins are welcome at $18 per class. Classes go for 10 Tues/Thurs starting January 3/5 – […]

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Newton Library Employee Arraigned on Child Porn Charges (Link Roundup)

image Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe   When it rains, it pours, apparently. “One week after a Newton elementary school teacher was arrested on child pornography charges, a Newton Free Library staffer has been arraigned on similar charges in Newton District Court.” from Newton Patch “For the second time in two weeks, residents of Newton, which touts its […]

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$5k College Scholarships from Hood for New England Athletes (Girls and Boys) Who Volunteer

The Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship presented by Hood Milk is open to seniors enrolled in a high school in one of the six New England states. Seniors must be attending a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the fall of 2012 and meet the following criteria: * Minimum of a 3.0 GPA * Participated […]

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Spring Fling: An Evening for Library Lovers Benefiting Newton Free Library, March 31, 6:30 pm

Mindy Kaling will not be able to make the Spring Fling due to a scheduling conflict. Mindy Kaling, author and actress on “The Office,” will be one of our honored authors this year. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? More Honored Authors: Mix & mingle with hosts Tom Ashbrook and Bill Novak, distinguished authors, friends, and library lovers […]

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GIVEAWAY: Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra and 5 Family Tickets to Family or Classics Concert! Exciting UPDATE!

Thank you to everyone who left a comment. Exciting News!!! EVERYONE WHO LEFT A COMMENT WINS! HI Mia – Thanks SO very much for all the concert hype, we truly appreciate it. I just noticed that 14 people have commented on the story so far. Originally we said we’d like to giveaway 5 Family Tickets […]

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GIVEAWAY AND DISCOUNT: Newton Face Painter Extraordinaire Marisol Santana and GIVEAWAY for Zeebree Crayons

Congrats to Ina. She won the Cupcake Crayons! ——————– Check out these extraordinary faces painted by Newton Elementary School  Special Education Aide and an Afterschool Teacher Marisol Santana! She really has fanciful creations and is available for birthday parties or events! She can be reached at marisol (at) zeebree (dot) com . She is offering a discount […]