Free Fun Fridays at Museums This Summer!

The Highland Street Foundation is once again hosting Free Fun Fridays, during which it provides support to about 100 selected museums and cultural venues open to everyone for free on specified Fridays. Here are the STEM-oriented Free Fun Fridays on the schedule this summer: June 28: MIT MuseumJuly 5:  Amelia Park Children’s Museum, Children’s Museum in Easton, The Telephone MuseumJuly 12:  Charles River Watershed...

Shop Local at Elissa’s Creative Warehouse!

Elissa's Creative Warehouse is having the biggest yarn sale ever! Everything is on sale through December. Come early and often for amazing buys on beautiful yarns, needlepoints,  needlework supplies, buttons and knitted items. 220 Reservoir Street Needham, MA. 02494 781-444-9341

Learn About the Washington Street Corridor

Watch this informative video/story by Ellen Ishkanian It’s time to put Washington Street on the “classic American road diet.” That’s the remedy prescribed by internationally-renown planner Jeff Speck and a team of transportation and design experts, who were commissioned to think big and create a vision of what’s possible for Newton’s long-neglected Washington Street corridor. Read the full story at

Summer Internship programs at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm is now accepting applications for our high school intern programs!  Summer internships are unpaid opportunities for high school age youth to learn about organic and community farming in a fun, friendly environment while serving either with the Farming or Education teams.  No farming or gardening experience is necessary; just a desire to learn and work hard!  The minimum...

Ed Ex Fundraising Campaign Boosts Biotech Savvy at North

Thanks to the generous donors to this year's very successful Educational Excellence Fundraising Campaign, Newton North science students are already using new cutting-edge tools to aid their understanding and build their skills. Some 225 generous families helped the North PTSO surpass this year's ambitious goal of $43,000 to equip the NNHS Science Department with the devices...

Forme Barre Opens Second Location at The Street!

Forme Barre's
Following the launch of its first Boston location on Newbury St. in May, Forme Barre opens a second area studio today at The Street at Chestnut Hill (33 Boylston Street, next to Legal Sea Foods). A popular studio on Nantucket, Forme Barre has an additional four locations in New York and Connecticut. To celebrate...