Recurring Event St. Joan

Newton Theatre Company – St. Joan

St. John Episcopal Church 96 Otis Street, Newton, MA

Saint Joan By George Bernard Shaw Directed by Melissa BernsteinClick here to purchase your tickets! Regan Sims is an actor and mime from Manhattan, NY. This is her sixth production with Newton Theatre Company. Other theatre credits include roles with 59E59, ART/NY Theaters, The PIT, Two River Theater, Crossroads Theatre Company, Mile Square Theatre, Hudson Valley […]

Book Talk “Small World” Thistle & Leek

Thistle and Leek 105 Union Street, Newton, MA

Please join us for another one-of-a-kind afternoon for a literary lunch at Thistle & Leek with Laura Zigman, whose latest novel, Small World, is gathering raves. Laura will be in conversation with Judy Bolton-Fasman, whose memoir Asylum is a Newtonville Books favorite. Check out the GLOBE review here. Small World was an Editors' Choice pick in […]

Recurring Event WinterFest


Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands

Mark your calendars... Newton Community Pride's WinterFEST is THIS month! We cannot wait for you to join us at the Hyde Community Center on Saturday, January 28 starting at 5:30 pm for the Soup Social. Be sure to bring your dancing boots as we groove to The Eli Cash Band, mingle with Olaf from Frozen and other costumed characters, and swivel our hips with glow-in-the-dark hula hoops. On Sunday, take a guided family-friendly & […]

City of Newton Summer Camp and Program Fair

Newton North High School Cafeteria 457 Washington Street, Newton, MA

Sunday, January 29th from 12:00 - 3:00 at Newton North High School in the cafeteria.  Join Newton Parks, Recreation & Culture; Newton Public Schools including Newton Community Education and Newton's S.P.A.C.E. Camp; Health and Human Services; and Historic Newton to learn about summer camps, summer programs and summer resources that are offered to kids, teens […]

Cherry Street Players at The Allen Center – “Classical with a Twist” – Dreamscapes

The Allen Center 35 Webster Street, Newton, MA

Come hear the latest performance of the Cherry Street Players! Cellist Allison Eldredge and pianist Max Levinson will feature a program of dreamy music by Rachmaninoff, Oscar Peterson, Ravel, Chopin, and Brahms! The concert will consist of a prelude at 3PM, followed by a break for refreshments and conversation before the rest of the program […]


Retirement reception for Jayne Colino

Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA

As you may have heard, after 32 years of outstanding leadership Jayne Colino has retired as Newton’s Director of Senior Services. Jayne has been a leader in the Commonwealth among Senior Services Directors. Many Newtonians will have their own special memories of being with Jayne, whether working with her to establish the original Senior Center, […]

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 […]

Recurring Event Newton Sing Band!

Newton Sing Band!

Newton War Memorial

The Newton Senior Center Swing Band jams year-round at Newton City Hall’s War Memorial Auditorium. They are actively seeking musicians who want to play with them - all instruments are needed: woodwinds, percussion, brass, and string)! We also welcome new audience members- come sit and listen! They are a fun, low-key group and always have […]

Welcome Baby from Home (0-3 months)

Zoom Newton, MA

Welcome Baby From Home is a 6-week virtual program for parents of babies 0-3 months old focused on building a Jewish community, learning about developmental stages, and sharing with other parents experiencing the same life stage as you. This is a laid-back gathering, and you are welcome to join with or without partners and with […]

Zooming to Success Leveraging Virtual Technology for Career Growth and Developmen

Zoom Newton, MA

Join us for tips and strategies to boost your career using modern technology. Topics include virtual networking, leveraging online platforms such as Linkedin, and mastering the virtual interview to land the job. Keynote presentation by a Staffing Services Industry Leader followed by Q&A with an expert panel. Free, virtual event for all ages and career levels Click here to […]

Behind the Behavior: Supporting Kids with Autism and Sensory Needs

Zoom Newton, MA

Join us for a discussion with speakers from Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s The Resilience Project, Child Life, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Experts will discuss strategies, tools, and considerations for supporting kids with Autism and sensory needs, with applications to home, school, and healthcare settings. Register Here

Walk/Ride to School Day!

Show your New England spirit by walking, rolling, biking, or taking the bus this winter! Newton is celebrating our Winter Walk, Ride & Roll Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Newton Safe Routes to School is a great resource to help you and your student find safe, fun, and healthy ways to get to and from school!

Beyond Coding: How Children Learn Human Values Through Programming

Zoom Newton, MA

Presenter: Marina Umaschi Bers Dr. Bers will present her work by using the metaphor of playgrounds vs. playpens to understand the role of technology in children’s lives. Playgrounds are designed to promote exploration, discovery, and the development of motor and social skills. In contrast, playpens corral children into a safe, confined space. Although they are mostly […]

LGBTQ+ Kids & Family Havdalah

JCC @ 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, Massachusetts, 02461, United States

Come together with other LGBTQ+ and gender expansive kids and youth - along with their families - for an evening of fun, food, and friends! We'll celebrate Havdalah (the end of Shabbat) with a candle-lighting led by a special guest. Then, get to know other families over a pizza dinner and activities of your choice. […]

Kids Night Out

JCC @ 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, Massachusetts, 02461, United States

Parents - enjoy a night off while your kids have a blast with free swim, a pizza dinner (plus healthy sides), arts and STEM projects, active gym time, movies (on the big screen) and popcorn. There will be plenty to do for kids of all ages. Member Cost: $36 per child; $50 max per family […]

Young Professionals Happy Hour at Baramor

Baramor 45 Union Street, Newton, MA

Kick-off 2023 with an in-person happy hour at Baramor in Newton Centre! Connect with area young professionals, build your professional network and support a great cause at our first in-person YPG networking event of the year. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, exclusive happy hour menu cocktails, and more details to be announced soon! Our hosts at Baramor know how […]

Yoga For the Seasons: Winter

JCC @ 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, Massachusetts, 02461, United States

Each season has its own unique personality, bringing with it certain moods or characteristics. Winter is a time of rest and hibernation when nature retreats to build up its reserves for its next cycle. Winter is for us, as it is for all of nature, a time for containment, concentration, and the storing of our […]

Winter Conversation

Newton Wellesley Hospital Shipley Auditorium, 2014 Washington St., Newton, MA

You're Invited! Join us for a Winter Conversation about Innovations in Surgical Care at Newton-Wellesley Hospital: Bringing Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery Closer to Home featuring Joan Vitello-Cicciu, PhD Chair, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Board of Trustees Donna M. & Robert J. Manning Chair in Nursing, Dean and Professor, Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing, UMASS Chan Medical […]

Recurring Event Vision Board 4 Living

Vision Board 4 Living

Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA

If you are stuck in the chaos of life and are ready to take action and pursue your dreams, act now! Take this time to gain greater clarity in your life and move closer to your dreams. We will discuss the importance of the vision board theory as you assemble your vision board. Present your vision […]

Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Nutrition Tips for Cancer Risk Reduction and Survivorship

Zoom Newton, MA

This live, interactive cooking demonstration will feature easy, delicious plant-based recipes and evidence-based strategies for healthy eating for cancer risk reduction and optimization for the health of cancer survivors. You will learn how to incorporate more plants into your diet as well as culinary tips to set healthy eating goals for 2023. Cook alongside the […]