Newton Food Pantry Diaper Drive


Help Newton Food Pantry provide these vital supplies for families in need! Diaper Sizes 1 – 6 Pullup Sizes 2T – 5T Baby Wipes When and Where Thursday – Friday, July 15 and 16, ALL DAY Porch dropoff: 365 Cherry Street, West Newton Saturday, July 17, 9 a.m. – 12 noon Outdoor dropoff: Memorial Hall […]

Fun With Animatronics

Artisan's Asylum Artisan's Asylum, Somerville

This is a one-week virtual program for youth & teens (ages 10-15) to learn the fundamentals of electronics, engineering, and creative play! We’re looking for some animatronic engineers! Get ready to design your creature to move, groove and do what you tell it to do. You will be making a kinetic critter from your imagination […]

Children’s Charitable Golf Outing

Wellesley Country Club

There’s nothing virtual about the chamber’s 30th annual golf tournament—which we’re thrilled to announce will be held for the first time at the Wellesley Country Club on Aug. 2. Don’t miss this opportunity to play this stunning private club that has been host to numerous championship tournaments, including the MA Open. Register individually or as […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM

Virtual Newton

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 […]

Christa McAuliffe Center: Upcoming Events

Virtual Newton

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University will offer the following events: Summer Family Night: Europa Encounter, online, for ages 12+, on August 4 at 7:30PM. $10 per participant (or $15 for two participating via one device). AstroNights Live: James Webb Space Telescope: Free virtual presentation on August 18 at 7:30PM. Planetarium Movie Days: Movies in the FSU Planetarium.  August 24-26. $5 per […]

That’s Entertainment

Virtual Newton

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 […]


Spring Special at the Museum Shops

Jackson Homestead and Museum @ 527 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458, USA

Looking for an alternative to ball games? Pick up the Game of Graces ($22.45), a 19th century game of tossing wooden hoops decorated with colorful ribbons, fun for children and adults. This game and all online shop merchandise may be ordered and picked up from the porch of the Jackson Homestead on Fridays from 10 a.m. to […]

Trees Telling STEM Stories: Free Online Workshop for Teachers

Virtual Newton

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


Fun in the Sun Summer Classes for Kids at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton

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 […]


Newton Farmers Market

1094 Beacon Street 1094 Beacon St, Newton

Tuesday Market: Cold Spring Park 1:30 to 6:00 p.m.(1094 Beacon Street between Walnut and Chestnut) Photo by Shelley Pauls on Unsplash