GIVEAWAY AND DISCOUNT: Newton Face Painter Extraordinaire Marisol Santana and GIVEAWAY for Zeebree Crayons

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Congrats to Ina. She won the Cupcake Crayons! ——————– Check out these extraordinary faces painted by Newton Elementary School  Special Education Aide and an Afterschool Teacher Marisol Santana! She really has fanciful creations and is available for birthday parties or events! She can be reached at marisol (at) zeebree (dot) com . She is offering a discount […]

A Fairly Comprehensive List of Dance Studios for Adults and Kids in Newton

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My girls were not dancers, alas, but we did try it out at Boston Ballet School both in Newton and Boston, and I even have one of them taking Hip Hop at Joanne Langione Dance Center. Through the years, we’ve also attended really excellent dance parties at All That Jazz and The Dance Academy. How […]

Dew Tour of Freeskiing and Snowboarding at Killington Resort, Jan 19th-22nd

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Well, it looks like we might get some snow this winter! If you are looking for some excitement and want to see the top athletes in the world compete in freeskiiing and snowboarding, you might want to catch the DEW TOUR Thursday, January 19th, 2012 – Sunday, January 22nd, 2012. Killington Resort is hosting the only East Coast […]

New Funnel Playground Toy at Peirce Elementary: Temple and Dartmouth Street

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This new Funnel Ball makes shooting baskets much easier. You just aim for the big funnel at the top. This was the Class Gift from Peirce’s Class of 2011 5th Graders and was recently installed. The next time you drive by the 4-square courts along Temple Street take a look … it’s the tall blue […]

Boston College Soccer Winter Training Program: For Kids Ages 9-12!

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My Mom Friend Alison sent me this info about a great new Soccer Winter Camp run by Boston College’s Lady Eagles Women’s Soccer Coaches and Players: We are excited to present a great opportunity for your youth soccer players that are looking to take their game to the next level. We have developed a curriculum for a […]

FREE Community Day at ICA! Great for Families! (Saturday, December 10, 10 am–5 pm)

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If you want something fun to take the kids to this weekend, there is a FREE event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts: The ICA 75th Anniversary fun continues with a free party on December 10, the ICA’s fifth anniversary in our iconic waterfront building. Bring the family to this historic celebration with musical performances […]

2011 Babe Ruth Baseball 14-Year-Old World Series: Newton Makes Final Four!

2011 Babe Ruth Baseball 14-Year-Old World Series: Newton Makes Final Four! I Love Newton MA

2011 Babe Ruth Baseball 14-Year-Old World Series: Newton Makes Final Four!

Newton Libraries: Main & 2 Branches Run by Volunteers

The Newton Free Library, located at 330 Homer Street (across the street from City Hall). It has (among other things) museum passes, a great audio/visual department, a wonderful children’s room, great gallery space, a good-sized auditorium, and, of course, books.

Best Mommy/Daddy and Me Music Classes for Toddlers and Preschoolers in Newton

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There are plenty of parent and child music classes to choose from in Newton! Many music teachers recommend Music Together. I liked Kindermusic and Let’s Make Music at Warmlines. I also loved the craft/snack/music combo at Time for Partners. There are free singalongs at the Newton Free Library and drop in music classes at Green Planet Kids run by Giggle Kids Music. Music for everyone!