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Fun in the Sun Summer Classes for Kids at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Come learn about farming and nature in our small-group outdoor classes for kids this summer. This hands-on program is held outside in and around our Learning Garden where kids explore topics including farming, plants, food, chickens, insects, and sustainability with two experienced educators. Classes run for a week at a time and there are morning […]

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

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Newton Farmers Market

1094 Beacon Street 1094 Beacon St, Newton, MA

Tuesday Market: Cold Spring Park 1:30 to 6:00 p.m.(1094 Beacon Street between Walnut and Chestnut) Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash

Run the Boston Marathon in Support of Newton Kids!

Newton, MA

Is running the Boston Marathon on your bucket list? The John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton still has charity bibs available! Cross it off your list this year by registering as an official charity runner for the BAA Boston Marathon® in support of Newton kids. Find out more information on our website: […]

A Musical Journey Through The Years With Tommy Rull, Singer, Entertainer

Coleman House 677 Winchester St., Newton, MA

Tommy Rull, singer/entertainer, will perform his show, "A Musical Journey Through The Years", for the Wednesdays for Senior Learners Event at Coleman House. Take a walk down memory lane and enjoy the music of Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Elvis, Paul Anka, Barry Manilow, Perry Como, Lou Rawls, Kenny Rogers, Engelbert . . .and many more! For […]

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Troubadours 2021: Live in Concert

Eliot Church @ 474 Centre St, Newton, MA 02458, USA

Last spring, Cappella Clausura was proud to offer our Troubadours 2021 Virtual Series, which featured ten episodes of cross-cultural music alongside artist interviews. This fall, we are thrilled to be able to offer these riveting pieces– along with some new additions– to in-person audiences. Join us for the live premiere of these pieces and experience a […]

$10 – $35
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Spring Special at the Museum Shops

Jackson Homestead and Museum @ 527 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458, USA

Looking for an alternative to ball games? Pick up the Game of Graces ($22.45), a 19th century game of tossing wooden hoops decorated with colorful ribbons, fun for children and adults. This game and all online shop merchandise may be ordered and picked up from the porch of the Jackson Homestead on Fridays from 10 a.m. to […]