• 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 […]

  • How To Coach Girls book signings

    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 […]

  • Jasmine Toguchi Super Sleuth

    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 […]

  • 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!

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!

NNHS

NNHS Seeking Host Families for China Exchange Students

Dear Newton North Parent, NNHS is still desperately looking for host families for two high-school aged Chinese exchange students this fall. Please help us out! Students have excellent English and are excited to take part in American family life. They enroll in classes at NNHS for the duration of their hosting dates (September 2, 2017 […]

Dirty Boy Composting Partnering with The Great American Rain Barrel Company

Dirty Boy Composting Now Installing Rain Barrels!

Dirty Boy Composting Partnering with The Great American Rain Barrel Company Dirty Boys Composting is excited to announce that we are now selling and installing rain barrels from the Great American Rain Barrel Company. These barrels are made from repurposed olive shipping containers and help manage the local water supply by reducing water consumption. The water collected […]

Activate Newton invites residents to walk Newton's 13 villages

Activate Newton invites residents to walk Newton’s 13 villages

During the month of May, Activate Newton challenges YOU to get active in each of Newton’s 13 villages. Log your progress on our ChallengeRunner page (activatenewton.challengerunner.com) and be entered to win amazing prizes! If you need activity ideas, check out the Activate Newton webpage for an activities calendar, walking maps, and more: www.newtonma.gov/activate If you would like to […]

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 […]