• 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 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 […]

  • Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club All Are Welcome Understanding Our Differences sponsors an ongoing  Disability Awareness Book Club. It meets the first Monday of the month (generally) at Newton Free Library, 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A and is open to all who are interested. Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 11th. Check the […]

  • IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!  IRONMAN Summer Camp 2017! 25% Off Code: vfcironman25.

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!

Henry Turner

NNHS Principal Letter

As we near the end of the year there are many events that showcase our immense student talent as well as celebrate our student’s transitions both within and onward from Newton North. Please note that in addition to highlighting some new awards and accomplishments there is detailed information regarding graduation, post-prom celebration, Educational Excellence and […]

Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

The Boston area’s only winter-time Celtic festival will once again make a warm-weather appearance when Club Passim in Harvard Square hosts the third Summer BCMFest on July 2, featuring 12 hours of some of the best local Celtic music. Summer BCMFest is fashioned after the annual BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Fest), a weekend gathering held […]

NNHS Principal's Newsletter April 2017

Newton North High School Principal Letter

Principal’s Newsletter-April 2017 One of the amazing aspects of Newton North is the number of ways that our students help to give back to their school and strengthen their larger community.  As you may recall, we are working to provide a greater focus on our Social and Civic Expectations across the building.  Below is a sample […]

Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

This summer, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College is embracing the outdoors by hosting family-friendly activities on the Davis Museum plaza. The second annual summer series includes films, art-making activities, food, and—for the first time—outdoor yoga. SUMMER KICK-OFF CELEBRATION The summer series at the Davis Museum will commence with a kick-off event on Thursday, June […]

Newton Art Association College Scholarships

Newton Art Association College Scholarships

Newton Art Association Each year the Newton Art Association grants scholarships to two or more college-bound high school seniors from Newton; $3,000 in prize money is divided among the winners. You can apply if you meet these criteria: You live or go to high school in Newton. Your work is 2-D or 3-D such as […]

Newton Food Pantry

Shop Newton Food Pantry

The Newton Food Pantry, one of 3 food pantries located in Newton, provides food to any Newton resident who needs assistance putting food on their tables. Shoppers can visit the Newton Food Pantry, located in the basement of Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave.) once a month throughout the year, and choose from a wonderful […]

Old Quincy School for National Register of Historic Places

Old Quincy School for National Register of Historic Places

National Register of Historic Places State Review Wednesday, June 14th, 1:00pm Massachusetts Historical Commission, Archives Building | 220 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125  The Old Quincy School at 90 Tyler Street in Boston, c. 1903 (left) and 2017 (right).  CHSNE partnered with the Massachusetts Historical Commission and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England […]

Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

Seeking Vendors for Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market!

Common Ground in Arlington will be hosting its third annual Holiday Pop Up Market on October 15th, Sunday, from 11am to 3pm. Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground […]

FC Barcelona Soccer Camp is coming to Boston!

FC Barcelona Soccer Camp is coming to Boston!

FC Barcelona is coming to Boston this summer!! The camp will take place at:  West Roxbury Academy July 17-21st, 2017 with the support of Valeo FC Official coaches from FC Barcelona will come exclusively to Boston to conduct all the training sessions, which allows for limited spaces.   A group of selected players from the camp will be invited to train […]

Lost (stolen?) Newton Dog Has Been Found

From My Dog Walker: Dog Theft in West Newton

Lost (stolen?) Newton Dog Has Been Found A client’s dog-pal went missing from their yard in West Newton last night and was MIA through the morning hours today. The pup’s Mom was called by the Quincy VCA  letting her know that they had her dog…. Quincy……  Some additionally suspect information: My pal was brought in […]