• 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!

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FREE Community Day at ICA! Great for Families! (Saturday, December 10, 10 am–5 pm)

If you want something fun to take the kids to this weekend, there is a FREE event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts: The ICA 75th Anniversary fun continues with a free party on December 10, the ICA’s fifth anniversary in our iconic waterfront building. Bring the family to this historic celebration with musical performances […]

What Does This House Say to You? Not Your Grandparents’ Victorian House!

My real estate agent pointed out this house to us a decade ago when we were looking at houses. I’ve always loved this house with its vibrant colors and I’m happy that it’s stayed colorful. This is what the house says to me: 1. I am not afraid of color. 2. Happy people live here. […]

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The Transformation of Newton North High School: A Photograph Exhibit by Sharon Schindler

It’s gone, but you can still see it here! Please join us for the Opening Reception of a photograph exhibit on the old but beloved Newton North High School. Photography is by local acclaimed photographer Sharon Schindler. Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00-8:30 pm Location: New Art Center, Main Gallery, 61 Washington Park Exhibit […]

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Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into a Delicious Pot Pie (From Common Ground Bar and Grill)

If you don’t know what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers, here’s a great Thanksgiving Pot Pie courtesy of Common Ground Bar and Grill in Allston, Massachusetts. Common Ground Thanksgiving Pot Pie          serves 8 Here is a great way to use those leftovers from your feast from the day before.  Start with the topping so it has […]

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Nutrition IQ Program at Shaws Supermarket and Healthy Recipes for Autumn

I went to a blogging event at Shaws last month and discovered fifteen minutes prior to event that Capability:Mom was going too, which was a nice surprise. It was nice to meet Boston bloggers Maven of Savin’, Masshole Mommy, Mommy Niri, The Coupon Goddess, Toy Queen, Charlene Chronicles and learn about the Nutrition IQ program at Shaws […]

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School Committee Recommendations from Current School Committee Member Kurt Kusiak

Kurt Kusiak is my Dad Friend and neighbor and, because I have zero interest in politics of any ilk, I turn to him like my personal Godfather to vote his slate. Perhaps I am just lazy and bad with names such that I can’t keep track of so many people and their agendas. On the […]

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Newton’s Own Carol Reichert: Book Reading At Newtonville Books Monday (11/7) at 7pm

Join Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011 editor Lavinia Spalding and contributors Marcia DeSanctis, Abbie Kozolchyk and Newton’s own Carol Reichert for an evening of sharing true travel stories from around the world at Newtonville Books this Monday, November 11th, at 7 pm. Any woman whose passport has been stamped a few times knows the surest method of […]

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Professional Athletes that Lived or Currently Live in Newton UPDATED

There are a lot of professional athletes who have lived or currently live in Newton. I hear urban tales all the times of Red Sox players spotting at the local Supercuts. Invariably, our Newton athletes are gracious about giving out autographs or posing for a photo opp. Thank you! You all make lovely neighbors! Who have you run into? Please leave a comment and your story.

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Foraging in Newton: Wild Edible Plants Abound at Soccer Fields, Dog Parks and Schools!

Foraging for edible plants and berries is not the first thing that comes to mind when you live in a suburban city like Newton. Yet, the foraging is abundant at school yards, dog parks, and soccer fields. At least, that is where I found all these specimens.

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Volunteers Needed for Snow Shoveling to Help Local Senior and Disabled Residents

The City of Newton is preparing a list of students and adults willing to volunteer snow shoveling services for your local senior/disabled residents. Students — this is great volunteer experience!! Students/participants should be aware When you sign to be on this list, your name, village and phone # will be made available to those residents, often the […]