• 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 […]

  • 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!

Registration open for Destination Imagination's 2017-2018 season

Registration open for Destination Imagination’s 2017-2018 season

Registration is now open for the Newton Destination Imagination 2017-2018 program! Please click here to register. Endorsed by Superintendent David Fleishman, Destination Imagination is an all-inclusive STEAM program open to kids in grades K-12. More than 350 Newton Public School students have participated in this life-changing program. Never heard of it? Watch this short Newton Destination Imagination Webinar. […]

Newton Free Library offers college prep sessions this summer

Newton Free Library offers college prep sessions this summer

Kick Start Your College Essay, Thursday, June 29, 7:30 pm, Druker Auditorium: Summer is a great time to start your college essay! Join Jane Hirschhorn of JBH Tutoring to get eleven ways to kick start your essay. We’ll go over excerpts from essays written by students admitted to prestigious colleges. This program is for high schoolers, […]

Summer resources for middle schoolers available online

Summer resources for middle schoolers available online

All young people benefit from out-of-school activities that help them grow and learn, yet middle school is an age when student participation tends to decrease. The City of Newton’s Executive Office, Health and Human Services Department. and Newton Public Schools are currently working on promoting out-of-school time for middle schoolers. In the early stages of this […]

2017 Ride For Food

Join Ride for Food to help Centre Street Food Pantry

Join Ride for Food on September 24 to benefit Centre Street Food Pantry! Friends of the Centre Street Food Pantry (age 14 and older) are invited to join our bicycle team for the 6th Annual Ride for Food on Sunday September 24, 2017. The Ride for Food is a bicycle fundraising event sponsored by Three Squares New England, an organization devoted […]

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 […]

Valeo Summer Camp 2017!

Valeo Summer Soccer Camp 2017!

Valeo Summer Camp 2017. It’s not too late to register for summer camp. Don’t miss your chance to sign up. Spots still available! Click the flyer to register!

Newton Cemetery Tour

Historic Newton Events

Sunday, July 30, 2:00 PM WHO INSPIRED OUR SCHOOL NAMES? A NEWTON CEMETERY TOUR Newton’s two high schools simply use North and South for identification, but many public elementary and middle schools are named after a notable person in our city. Stroll through the Newton Cemetery to see the final resting places and learn more […]

Birthday parties at SuperLux at The Street

Showcase SuperLux Introduces Birthday Parties for Kids!

Organizing kids’ birthday parties can be a large time commitment and managing party-goers can turn into a hassle. Put your feet up, relax, and let us do all the work! Showcase SuperLux at The Street in Chestnut Hill now offers birthday parties for kids! Showcase SuperLux blends advanced movie entertainment, food and drink, technology, design […]

Classroom Pet Grant Program

Classroom Pet Grant Program

The Pet Care Trust’s Pets in the Classroom grant program, which has previously been available to Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers, will be expanding its reach beginning August 1st. For the first time, teachers in 9th grade classrooms will also be eligible to apply. The grant program will provide Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grade teachers in […]

New Public Art LITTLE CLOUD at The Street

New Public Art LITTLE CLOUD at The Street

The Street will unveil and celebrate its latest public art initiative, Little Cloud, a surreal, experiential installation by acclaimed fine art collaborative, FriendsWithYou, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 4-6pm. The artists will be in attendance for the debut of their 10-foot fiberglass sculpture. FriendsWithYou views the cloud emblem as an enduring symbol of love and light; the installation plays into […]