Ukulele Meet Up

1294 Centre Street @ 1294 Centre Street, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

The City Hall Strummers is a community ukulele ensemble who meet weekly on Thursdays 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, and a smile.  You can download our songbook here. There is free WiFi in the […]

Support the People of Israel and Celebrate Shabbat and Chanukah.

Shuman Center 675 Saw Mill Brook Pkwy, Newton, MA

This message was written on the 54th day of the war in Israel. Some hostages came home, and we have a temporary cease-fire but the end is not in sight. Our community will come together to support the people of Israel and celebrate Shabbat and Chanukah. The service will be a potluck dinner that we […]



We will be holding an ornament swap this weekend Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10 from 12-4pm. Bring in any ornaments that you no longer need but are in good condition and exchange them for something new to you. Drop off ornaments any time during store hours this week! Though Hanukkah will have already started, […]

Chanukah Festival!

Leventhal-Sidman JCC 333 Nahanton St, Newton, MA, United States

Celebrate Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, and feel the warm glow of the holiday with JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC! There’s something for the whole family, from an interactive live music show with Josh & The Jamtones, plus festive games from Knucklebones, crafts, STEM projects, a teen hangout space and […]


Free Sunday Docent Tours: Gateway to Himalayan Art

McMullen Museum of Art @ 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, Massachusetts, 02135

Beginning September 24, the McMullen Museum will offer free docent tours every Sunday of Gateway to Himalayan Art from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Meet in the McMullen Museum Atrium. No prior registration is required. If you would like to schedule a separate, private tour, please contact the Museum at least two weeks in advance at […]

Invasives Pull

Join the Conservators’ Invasives Team for a two-hour work session at one of Newton’s parks and conservation areas.  Weather permitting, the team meets on Monday mornings and Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 or so.  We tackle a variety of invasive plants, depending on the season and the needs of the park area. If you […]

Sugar Plum Fairy Dance Party!

Joanne Langione Dance Center 38 Border St., West Newton, United States

Celebrate the Season with us! Enjoy Nutcracker themed music and movement led by the Sugar Plum Fairy, along with festive games, stories and a take-home treat! Ages 1.5-3.5


Playdance Pop Up @ JLDC!

Joanne Langione Dance Center 38 Border St., West Newton, United States

Join us at our studio for our popular, Playdance Pop-Ups! Enjoy a fun, family dance party where music and movement come together to encourage exploration and imaginative play with new and familiar song and dance activities. Geared towards ages 1-5 years but open to all!


Reaching Across Borders – Documentary Viewing

Wilson Chapel 234 Herrick Road, Newton, ma

The documentary film "Reaching Across Borders," will premiere on December 14, 2023. This 9-min documentary highlights the lasting impact of the in-person exchange between Newton Public Schools and Beijing Jingshan School. The premiere serves as a celebration of the re-launch of the program following COVID.

Cherry Street Music presents: Classical with a Twist – Beethoven and the Beatles, Part I

The Allen Center 35 Webster Street, Newton, MA, United States

This fun Classical with a Twist program explores the frequently noted connections between one of the greatest composers of all time with The Fab Four. Beethoven’s Cello Sonatas nos. 1 and 2 will be performed by Allison Yoshie Eldredge, cello and Max Levinson, piano, and the “twist” for this program will be Beatles songs sung […]