• New Teen Room at Newton Free Library

    The new Teen Room at the Newton Free Library is fabulous! Check out all the meeting spaces and inviting nooks! The carpet is brand new! The YA books are attractively on display. A few things to note about the Teen Room: – No adults allowed to sit at the tables! – No noise limitations! Make […]

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    HOW TO COACH GIRLS Book Events!

    We have the following book signing events planned. We hope you can join us. Newtonville Books 10 Langley Road Newton Centre Newton, MA 02459 Saturday, March 31, 2018 4:00pm Alison and I will make a short presentation, take Q & A, and serve homemade cookies. Artemis Yoga (home of Soccer on the Mat) 639 Mt […]

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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!

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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$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 […]

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A Fairly Comprehensive List of Dance Studios for Adults and Kids in Newton

My girls were not dancers, alas, but we did try it out at Boston Ballet School both in Newton and Boston, and I even have one of them taking Hip Hop at Joanne Langione Dance Center. Through the years, we’ve also attended really excellent dance parties at All That Jazz and The Dance Academy. How […]

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An Evening of Music and Fun at The MidWinter Coffeehouse Feb 11th, 6:30 pm to Benefit Day Middle School

This year the MidWinter Coffeehouse returns on February 11th, 2012 at the First Unitarian Society in Newton (1326 Washington St., West Newton), to benefit the F.A. Day PTO. The MidWinter Coffeehouse is a fun evening of live folk (and other) music, featuring traditional Irish music trio Corvus, event founder and former Day parent Rob Siegel […]

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Newtonville Books Moving to Newton Centre in April!

After thirteen years at its present location, Newtonville Books is moving to Newton Centre in April. As you know, we host somewhere between 75 and 100 events, writing workshops, and bookclubs each year. We feel the role of the independent bookstore is to enliven its community with quality literary programming; but there is a wide […]

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Newton Adult Book Clubs: Best Book Recommendations- UPDATED

Since becoming the administrator of an existing mom neighborhood book club, I’ve discovered that Newton moms like to read. Some moms are even in multiple book clubs! My husband is even in a “book club” — that is to say it’s actually a drinking club that takes an annual golf trip in the guise of […]

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Shaws GIVEAWAY: Fuel for Young Athletes with Kid Friendly Main Dishes Brochure

I received a small stack of very helpful brochures from Shaws’ Dietician, Jennifer Shea. It includes tips of what and when to eat during intense training and competition to maximize performance. image from Money Saving Maineac I am posting part of the brochure here, but just leave me a comment with your mailing address if […]

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HIRING: 5 Positions at litl, a Technology Start Up in Back Bay, Boston

We’re a small technology company with big ideas. Located in Back Bay Boston, we also have people in London, Brazil, the Greek Isles…you get the idea. Our 60 person team consists of software developers, hardware engineers, industrial designers, user experience experts, graphic designers, evangelists, logistics gurus, and top-notch customer support. An unlikely mix, perhaps, but […]