• 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!

  • 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, […]

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!

Newton Public Schools Final Budget

Newton Public Schools Final Budget

Dear Newton Families: Last night, the School Committee approved the budget for the 2017-18 school year. It is a budget that reflects our commitment to improving student achievement and providing strong supports for all students. In developing the budget, it was our goal to: Maintain our forward momentum, Preserve the programs and supports we have […]

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 […]

13 REASONS WHY Controversy

13 REASONS WHY Controversy

Dear Newton Families: Addressing the social and emotional needs of our students is an important system goal. It is essential that we work in partnership with families on important issues that impact our students. I am writing because we have become aware that many of our students are watching and discussing a new Netflix series […]

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 […]