Cappella Clausura’s Spring Concert: Outside The Walls

Cappella’s music has recently been described by the Boston Globe as “personal and inviting, extravagant and intimate…eavesdrop on paradise.” Concert Dates/Locations: Saturday, May 12, 8PM, Parish of the Messiah, 1900 Commonwealth Av., Newton Saturday, May 19, at 8PM, University Lutheran, 66 Winthrop St., Cambridge Sunday, May 20, 4PM, First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot St., […]

BSO: New Sheriff in Town for Youth & Family Concerts, Family Concert April 21

Thomas Wilkins, BSO, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Youth and Family Conductor

Boston Symphony Orchestra’s New Sheriff What do you get if you cross Bill Cosby with Pastor Archibold Epps and teach them to conduct a first rate orchestra? Why, Thomas Wilkins, the new permanent Boston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concert Conductor. Technically, he’s the Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor. He makes classical music fun and accessible to […]

Boston Celtic Center Greg Steimsma Fundraiser for Young Audiences of MA!

Please save Wednesday, April 25th, 7-9pm for what promises to be a memorable evening benefitting Young Audiences of MA! Held at one of the hottest restaurants today, Lydia Shire and Jasper White’s Towne Stove and Spirits (named one of America’s Best New Restaurants of 2011 by Esquire Magazine), this social fundraising event is hosted by Boston Celtic Center Greg Steimsma, who […]

Missing BC Student, Franco Garcia’s Body Found in Reservoir, No Sign of Foul Play

Franco Garcia, missing Boston College student,

Yesterday, Franco Garcia’s body was found yesterday in the Chestnut Hill reservoir near Boston College and the bar where Franco was last seen. The 21-year-old, who was studying chemistry and played clarinet in the symphony band, disappeared Feb. 22 after leaving a bar in Boston popular with college students. from CBS News Garcia, 21, was last […]

Book and Author Luncheon with Dennis Lehane and Mitchell Zuckoff

Newton Library Book and Author, Mitchell Zuckoff, Dennis Lehane

The Friends of the Newton Free Library is hosting a book and author luncheon benefit event. When: Friday, May 11, 2012 with a cash bar (wine) 11:00 am. Luncheon 12:00 pm. Speakers and Book Signing will follow the luncheon. Where: Ballroom, Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue at Route 128, Newton, MA Dennis Lehare    Mitchell Zuckoff Who: Featured Speakers are Dennis […]

Calling All Vendors: Waban Village Day!

Do you have something to sell; jewelry, crafts, specialty items, artisan breads or foods, cosmetics, clothes, to name a few. Come share your creations with a booth at Waban Village Day, Sunday, May 20th 11am-3pm. This is the 9th Waban Village Day, it takes place in Waban Square on Woodward Street, right off of Beacon Street. This is a […]

Free Running Clinic, Run Leo Run! March 31st NNHS

Leo Westebbe

Inspirational marathoner, Leo Westebbe, Newton South graduate 2011 and Charles d’Hemecourt from the Division of Sports Medicine Children’s Hospital Boston will lead a FREE running clinic for kids ages 8 and up. The clinic is prime preparation for runners of all ages and abilities in the April 15 Heartbreak Hill Road Race. Participants will learn running stretches, drills and techniques, discuss […]

Cardio Diva! Master Dance Class with Celebrity Guest Instructor Jeff Costa!

Join Jeff Costa for an electrifying aerobic-dance workout! The perfect marriage of exercise and dance, the Cardio Diva dance workout provides a fun environment for participants to get in touch with their “inner diva” while sweating to cutting-edge pop music and dancing to free-flowing and innovative choreography. Jeff Costa is known as the founder of […]

When an Addition Makes More Sense Than Assisted Living for Aging Parents

Peter Sachs, Newton Architect, Mother in Law addition,

Peter Sachs’ addition to his house for his aging mother after she suffered from a mild stroke got me thinking. When does a home renovation to include space for an aging parent make more sense than Assisted Living? I decided to research. It turns out that many health insurance policies provide a daily allowance towards home […]

Concussion Facts and Myths – What Parents Need to Know (Free Seminar)

concussion seminar, concussion, parents

March 22, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Williams Elementary School, 141 Grove Street, Newton Join Lauren Smith, MD, MPH, medical director for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, who will present up-to-date information about concussions among young athletes and discuss what parents and athletes can do to improve recovery and reduce the likelihood of long term problems. […]