History Book Club Meeting

Virtual Newton, MA

The club meets on Zoom to discuss Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham. Read the book in advance and join the meeting on Zoom, which is free and open to all. To be added to the mailing list for the Book Club, email social@historicnewton.org. Learn More

Focusing on Black Lives and Other Oppressed People Through Poetry

Virtual Newton, MA

Join Nate Marshall, writer, rapper and educator for a reading from his recent collection, Finna (2020). These poems consider the brevity and disposability of Black lives and other oppressed people in our current era of emboldened white supremacy, and the use of the Black vernacular in America’s vast reserve of racial and gendered epithets. Finna explores the erasure […]

Yankee Doodle Zumba

Virtual Newton, MA

Ketty is back to kick off your July 4th with movement, music, and a good sweat! Join us online at JCCGB+ as we celebrate our country's independence together with Yankee Doodle Zumba®. Free to members, open to all & safe for every age and ability. Not a member? Start your 14-day free trial to access this class […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM

Virtual Newton, MA

The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network will host two mornings (9AM-12:30PM) of online panel discussions and workshops exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in STEM education on the next two Wednesdays  Register at the links below for either or both events in the series — Addressing DEI While Advancing STEM Education in Education, Workplaces, in Communities: Session 1 on August 4: National […]

Christa McAuliffe Center: Upcoming Events

Virtual Newton, MA

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University will offer the following events: Summer Family Night: Europa Encounter, online, for ages 12+, on August 4 at 7:30PM. $10 per participant (or $15 for two participating via one device). AstroNights Live: James Webb Space Telescope: Free virtual presentation on August 18 at 7:30PM. Planetarium Movie Days: Movies in the FSU Planetarium.  August 24-26. $5 per […]

That’s Entertainment

Virtual Newton, MA

August 5 talk chronicles fun at Norumbega Park Learn about popular American entertainment by following Norumbega Park from its start as a "trolley park" at the end of the Commonwealth Avenue streetcar line through its heyday as an escape for young people to explore independence and love at the Totem Pole Ballroom. Images from Norumbega Park […]

Trees Telling STEM Stories: Free Online Workshop for Teachers

Virtual Newton, MA

The Harvard Forest will hold a free online workshop, Trees Telling STEM Stories, for Grade 6-12 STEM teachers and informal educators to introduce the Harvard Forest’s Witness Tree research and social media initiative. It will be held on August 26, 10AM-4PM. Register by August 13. Register Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash

Nutrition and Aging: Eating for a Healthy Mind and Body

Virtual Newton, MA

The MIND Diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) is a science-based diet focused on specific brain-friendly foods to help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and keep you feeling your best during the aging process. Co-hosted by the NWH Nutrition Department and the NWH Elder Care Services Council Click Here to Register

‘Sisters on Track’ Film Screening and Discussion

Virtual Newton, MA

Join a special screening of ‘Sisters on Track’, the story of three young female athletes who excelled on their track and field team while living in a homeless shelter with their single mother. Discussion and Q&A will focus on mentorship, community and youth mental health, and how caring adults can best support the students and student-athletes in their […]

Getting Newton Beyond Recyling to Zero Waste

Virtual Newton, MA

This will be a virtual presentation by Karen Slote of the Newton Sustainable Materials Management Commission, to learn about the recommendations being made by the Commission to set Newton on the path towards zero waste. Reducing waste is a matter of human and environmental health, equity, and also a way for the City to mitigate […]