• 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!

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 […]

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 […]