• Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse. Two helpful PDFs with camps and volunteer opportunities for kids. After school and summer activities can be an essential part of your child’s educational and social/emotional learning. Research has shown the value of after school and summer programs and here in Newton, we are lucky […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Summer at The Street

    Summer at The Street

    Yoga on The Green Every Sunday, June 4 to October 1 9:30am Each month, The Street will partner with a different yoga studio for Yoga on The Green, with each instructor bringing their distinct style to the class. In June, YogaWorks will lead Yoga on The Green. In the event of rain, classes will be held indoors […]

  • June events from Historic Newton

    June events from Historic Newton

    Sunday, June 4, 3:00 PM HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS GARGOYLES AND GLASS: A TOUR OF SECOND CHURCH The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time, including Charles Connick and Henry Wynd-Young (stained glass) and Johannes Kerchmayer […]

  • Nor'Easter Soccer Club

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts SC 2017-2018 TRYOUTS SCHEDULE **Teams are formed based on birth year. Select players may be invited to play up. Brook Field, 44 School Street, Weston, MA Wednesday, June 7 @ 6-7:30pm – Girls 2006-2007 Alphabet Field, Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA Thursday, June 8 @ 6-7:30pm – Boys 2006-2009 The Rashi […]

  • Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week at Newton Wellesley Hospital!

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!

Win FREE Passes to Artemis Yoga

Win FREE Passes to Artemis Yoga

Liz Padula of Auburndale is the owner of Artemis Yoga in Watertown. It’s a beautiful studio with two practice rooms, fully equipped with complimentary yoga mats. Classes are held at a comfortable temperature with leveled classes so you find one that is right for you. They  also have lockers, a shower and mat storage for members. […]

Visit Edward M. Kennedy Institute: Kids FREE

Visit Edward M. Kennedy Institute: Kids FREE

Visit Boston’s newest attraction, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The Institute is open Friday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Tour our full-scale representation of the United States Senate Chamber, where you can vote on a current piece of legislation and listen to live debates on historical issues. See a replica of Senator Kennedy’s Washington office […]

Learn About Diabetes & the JBW Fund

Learn About Diabetes & the JBW Fund

On January 19, 2003, Jordan Weiss, a fourth grade student at Mason-Rice School in Newton, Massachusetts passed away in his sleep from complications of undiagnosed diabetes. To honor Jordan’s memory, the JBW Fund was established by his family, friends and community to foster awareness and education of the warning signs of diabetes.  Sometimes the signs […]

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

There has been one confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) in the 11th grade and one in the 12th grade at Newton North High School. At this time, there are no recommendations for antibiotics. We inform you only so that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of pertussis in the unlikely event that […]

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Out_of_Assigned_District_Statement_2017-18 Placement.pdf : Each year, the Newton Public Schools considers applications for students to transfer to a school outside of their home (assigned) district. Out-of-Assigned district placements are limited and made on a space available basis. Newton residents, as well as members of NTA Units A, B, C, D, E, NESA, and the Custodial Union, may […]

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

late school start

Later Start Time Update

Dear Newton Families, This fall, we have been conducting extensive community outreach to gather feedback on the potential changes to a later high school start time. Thank you to all who attended the community forum, participated in PTO meetings, and sent emails. We appreciate the time you have taken to provide us with your thoughts […]

2 Boys from Valeo FC Make National Team Camp

2 Boys from Valeo FC Make National Team Camp

Valeo Futbol Club Players Momo Matthews and Zachary Sardi-Santos named early selections for US Soccer U-14 Boys National Team Training Camp in California Two Valeo FC players, Momo Matthews and Zachary Sardi-Santos, had been named early selections to the U-14 Boys National Team Training Camp by the US Soccer Federation. Valeo FC congratulates Momo and Zach for this […]

Cultural Survival

Celebrate the Native Peoples of New England

Think Globally, Shop Locally: At International Art Festival, Celebrate the Native Peoples of New England On December 10-11, and on December 16-18, Indigenous artists and musicians from across the globe will come together in Boston and Cambridge for Cultural Survival’s free admission Native arts and cultures Bazaars. Among the many artists featured in the festivities […]

Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

Tickets On Sale Now! December 11th, 4:00pm, Newton Family Singers Presents “Happiness Is the Truth” Why do we sing? As Pharrell Williams says, “Because we’re happy!” Newton Family Singers explores joy and happiness with a concert of pop music with strong positive messages and irresistible melodies. Clap — and sing — along with us as […]