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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 […]

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

From Bias to Belonging

Zoom Newton, MA

Why do diversity, equity, and inclusion matter? Why might conscious bias matter more than unconscious bias? How do biases play out at work with colleagues and customers? Understanding DEI and bias is essential in these times. Join us for an honest, informative talk on these key topics. We will explore how bias plays out in […]

Middle School Matters – Newton Public Schools Community Forum

Zoom Newton, MA

Please join the Newton Public Schools for an informative community forum with guest speaker Phyllis Fagell. Ms. Fagell is a licensed clinical professional counselor, certified professional school counselor, journalist, and author of the best-selling book “Middle School Matters: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive in Middle School and Beyond—and How Parents Can Help.” […]

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Raising Resilient Teens – Parent Workshop Series

A seven-week skill-building program for parents of tweens/teens in a small group setting. Hosted by the NWH Resilience Project’s Parents & Caregivers Program. Wednesdays Jan 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, Mar 2, 9, 2022 8:45-10:00 am For more information and registration details Click Here Photo by Eliott Reyna on Unsplash

Drug Use is on the Rise: How to Identify the Signs in Your Child or Loved One

Zoom Newton, MA

This event will highlight the types of drugs that are circulating in our communities, ways to recognize the signs of drug use in your child or loved one, and how to talk with your kids about drug use before it starts. Hosted by the NWH Substance Use Services Council Wednesday, May 4, 2022 7-8:30 p.m. […]

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Put Your Oxygen Mask on First: Thriving Through the Post-Partum Period

This three-part lunch and learn series will help new moms navigate the physical, emotional, and social changes that come with the birth of a new baby. Hosted by the NWH Maternity Services Council Thursdays, May 12, 19 & 26, 2022 Noon-12:45 p.m. Register (registration will admit access to all sessions) Photo by Ignacio Campo on Unsplash