Newton Free Library FREE Family Event: Sat, Sept 8, 2-4

free Cabots ice cream, Newton Free Library

FREE Family Event with Free Ice Cream and Live Animal Presentation The Trustees, Friends and staff of the Newton Free Library invite patrons to a special community celebration on Saturday, September 8. The festivities will be held in front of the library at the Homer Street entrance (or in Druker Auditorium in case of rain) […]

Giroux Brothers Martial Arts Open House FREE Event!

Karate for Kids Open House with Demo, Games and Prizes! SUNDAY, Sept 30th, from  Noon to 5 We are starting off with a kickathon for the Make A Wish Foundation.  Our goal is to provide one child a wish which costs $6,500.00. Watch our students kick to do good! In addition to the kick-a-thon we will […]

FREE Family Drop In Art Classes at the New Art Center This Fall

New Art Center Newton, Free art classes for families and kids

FREE Family Art Classes at the New Art Center Drop-in Family Visit Free Drop-in Family Connections Visit, where the gallery becomes the classroom and the art studio. Join us for a guided tour, art activities inspired by the exhibition, and a scavenger hunt.During Out of the Ruins: Reimagining the Romantic Tradition September 29, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM […]

Young Musicians Classical Concert in Boston

Classical Concert by Kids From the Top with host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians, announces its 2012-2013 National Tour dates for recording its popular NPR radio program. The tour includes concert events at From the Top’s home base at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall and cities from Beijing, China to Athens, Georgia to Davis, California. […]

Auburdale Community Library Events capability mom

  TONIGHT! Craft Night ~ Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Scrabble Pendants WEDNESDAY, July 25 7:30 pm   Your ‘canvas’ is a tiny little Scrabble tile…the possibilities are endless!  If you have something tiny, made out of paper, and it’s glue-able onto a Scrabble tile (photos, fancy paper, drawings), you can make it into a little charm for […]

NewTV features Local Artists – The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II

Who even knew that NewTV had a art gallery? I certainly didn’t. But they do – just outside the offices -and showcase many talented local artists (previously featured artists include Marian Dioguardi and Coleman Rogers) and save the date for the Gallery Reception of The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II on July 18th, 7-9 […]

Newton South Student Wins Operation Sail 2012 Essay Contest

As part of Operation Sail 2012, high school essay contests were held in all the participating cities. This is the winning essay from Boston, written by Newton South High School junior Josh Sander. It was chosen by the chief judge of the OpSail Essay contest, William H. White, author, historian, and board member of both […]

Music with Philip: Free Concerts and Classes for Kids

When my kids were smaller, we used to drive to Brookline to take parent/child music classes with Philip who is like the Pied Piper. My kids adored his music classes and it was completely worth the drive! He also has some free events coming up on the North Shore. I know … very far away, but just […]

FREE Parenting Series: Explosive Behavior and Separation Anxiety

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Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Parenting Series Continues… Tuesday, June 12, 2012 7:00 – 8:30 pm Newton-Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington Street, Newton Shipley Auditorium, Second Floor Claudia Gold, MD Holding Your Preschooler in Mind: Explosive Behavior and Separation Anxiety Dr. Gold will address common behavior issues arising in the preschool years including separation anxiety and explosive behavior. She will also […]

Free Museum Fridays All Summer Long: Free Fun Friday

2012 FREE FUN FRIDAYS SCHEDULE  FREE ATTRACTIONS EVERY FRIDAY THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS JUNE 29 THROUGH AUGUST 31 Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation who underwrites this wonderful program, practically every museum plus performances in the Boston area is free on a particular Friday. Please see the Free Fun Friday 2012 schedule below to make plans to visit this […]