Women for Peace and Socila Justice

Newton Free Library @ 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA, 02459

Join Women in World Jazz for a performance that will feature composers who used their music to promote social justice and peace, mobilize change, raise awareness of social issues and address inequality. This performance will include visual, spoken presentations as well as live musical performances. Learn about women who made an impact on history such […]

Recurring Event Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

JCC Greater Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Gather for Seasonal Tastings - four different tasting events throughout the year. We start with fall cocktails in October and then move on to festive bubbles to celebrate the holidays, wine and cheese to keep us cozy in winter, and tequila when spring is in the air. Join us for one, two, three or all […]

Ukulele Meet Up

The City Hall Strummers are a community ukulele ensemble who meet weekly on Tuesdays in Newton Centre at 1294 Centre Street.  Park in the Cypress Street municipal lot for easy access to the back of the building.  Bring your ukulele, a friendly outlook and our songbook which you can find here. There is free WiFi […]

An Evening with Legendary Director/authorJohn Sayles

West Newton Cinema 1296 Washington St, West Newton, MA

John Sayles will read from and talk about his new novel, JAMIE MACGILLIVRAY: THE RENEGADE'S JOURNEY, followed by a book signing, and a then a special screening of MATEWAN. A $40 bundle includes one copy of the novel and TWO tickets to the book talk/screening. Purchase your tickets here! The New York Times Book Review raved about […]

Career Exploration Event Series

Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA

Join Newton Youth Services and the Newton Free Library for the second Career Exploration Speaker Series where students will learn more about the medical industry through patient-facing careers. Intended for students in grades 7-12. Speakers include: Public Health, NICU Nurse, Nurse Educator, & an X – Ray Tech! Future speaking events include Trades (April), and […]

History Book Club Meeting

Zoom Newton, MA

Join us on Zoom to discuss Say Nothing: A Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe. The book tells the history of The Troubles in Northern Ireland. The group is free and open to all. Email social@historicnewton.org to receive mailings.

Lung Cancer Screening for Seniors: Should You Be Screened?

Virtual Newton, MA

This webinar will provide an overview of the current eligibility guidelines for lung screening, a review of the pathway for patients diagnosed with lung nodules, and resources for supportive care services available at NWH. Free, Virtual Event Co-hosted by the NWH Lung Screening and Nodule Program and the NWH Elder Care Council Click Here to Register Photo […]

Spring Fundraiser for Ed Walsh Foundation

American Legion Post 440

We are so excited to welcome you all to the Post 440 in Newton for our Spring Fundraiser. We haven't held this event since 2019, so we are really excited to be back and we hope you'll join us! A fun night with live music by The Fenian Sons, a silent auction and our "Pot […]

Introduction to Orienteering with New England Orienteering Club

Auburndale Park 104 West Pine St, Newton

What is orienteering?  Essentially it's a hike and scavenger hunt all mixed into one.  Participants use a detailed map to find specific checkpoints, or controls, in the woods.  Everyone can go at their own pace.  Want to run?  Great!  Want to walk?  That's great too!  This introductory event held at Auburndale Park (The Cove) will […]


Broken Box Mime Theater presents, Destination: Everywhere

New Art Center @ 61 Washington Park, Newton, MA, 02460

Families with 3-7 year-olds will delight in DESTINATION: EVERYWHERE, a boisterous, hour-long adventure that invites audiences to journey through invisible worlds. Framed by a speaking host to guide even the youngest theater-goers, this show mixes languageless stories with audience interactivity in a playful exploration of body language and creative play. The show concludes with a […]

Suzuki School Playathon

The Shops at Chestnut Hill 199 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA

Playathon! Sunday, March 26, 12-6pm. Free. The Shops at Chestnut Hill. Stop by anytime. Six consecutive hours of music of all genres performed by SSN students and faculty at the Shops at Chestnut Hill (inside the atrium area in front of Cheesecake Factory)—a marathon of playing, free to the public.  

Guna’s Bookclub

Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd, Newton Center

Join Guna for a discussion of THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai on Sunday, March 26th, at 2pm. All are welcome to join in the discussion! Guna will undoubtedly rave about Rebecca Makkai's new novel -- I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS FOR YOU -- as well.

Recurring Event Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Newton North High School Lasker Auditorium

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy […]

Concertos for One and All

Second Church in Newton @ 60 Highland St, West Newton, MA, 02465

Concertos for One and All Sunday, March 26, 2023 Alyssa Wang, conductor Steven Copes, violin   PROGRAM BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77 Evan ZIPORYN Frog's Eye Grazyna BACEWICZ Concerto for String Orchestra Pro Arte welcomes conductor Alyssa Wang and violinist Steven Copes, Concertmaster of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, for a concert of riveting […]

Gala Jimmy Fund Benefit Concert in memory of Sarah Jane Boling

Temple Emanuel @ 385 Ward Street, Newton, MA, 02459, United States

This concert features the world premieres of new music commissioned for this event from Charles Osborne,  Nick Page,  Robbie Solomon,  Daniel Gil, and others.  Performing ensembles include The Zamir Chorale of Boston (Joshua Jacobson, Artistic Director) , Koleinu (Carol Marton, Artistic Director), The Musical Friends (Elijah Botkin, Artistic Director), and several fine chamber ensembles.  In-person […]

BKBX in NEWTON (Broken Box Mime Theater)

Newton Free Library @ 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA, 02459

BKBX in NEWTON will weave together a specially-curated set of best-of Broken Box, showcasing this physical theater company’s unique blend of performance art, pantomime, and contemporary theater in a one-night-only performance. Set to a heart-thumping soundtrack and performed without a single spoken word, BKBX in NEWTON marks the company’s first-ever pop-up show in MA. Come […]

Recurring Event Time for Partners

Time for Partners

Newton City Hall War Memorial 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

Join us for an art & music program for children 18 months to 4 years (with an adult). Children make a new art project weekly, and have play time, snack, and music & movement. Classes are held at the War Memorial/Cultural Center Auditorium at City Hall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays. Come learn and explore […]

Fostering Teen Resilience Through Community Connections

Virtual Newton, MA

Healthy Minds, Substance Use Prevention, and Our Youth Tuesday, March 28, 2023 7-8:00pm Explore the ways that community engagement can help your teen achieve and maintain optimal mental health and avoid the temptations and pressures of substance use. Free, Virtual Event Co-hosted by the NWH Resilience and Substance Use Services Councils Click Here to Register Photo by […]

Jennifer Rosner and Laura Spence-Ash

Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd, Newton Center

Thrilled to be hosting Jennifer Rosner -- ONCE WE WERE HOME -- and Laura Spence-Ash -- BEYOND THAT, THE SEA -- in conversation at the bookstore! Both their novels delve into an underexplored area of WWII history in fiction -- the experience of children displaced during the war, and how they do -- or do not-- return to their […]