Newton Inspires: Celebrating Classroom Creativity

Angier Elementary School 1697 Beacon St, Waben, MA

On Tuesday, May 3rd at Angier Elementary School, Newton Inspires 2022 will feature some of the city’s most interesting and influential individuals, our Newton Public School teachers and staff Join Newton Schools Foundation LIVE for light fare, signature mocktails, musical performances, testimonials and a short film, as we peek inside NPS classrooms where all the creativity happens. […]


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. […]

Silver Lake’s “Lake Talk”

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA

Take a closer look at Newton's own "Lake Talk," a sub-dialect named after Silver Lake in Nonantum, spoken by generations of locals, including actor Matt LeBlanc. Explore how the uncertain origins of this way of speaking hints at broader cultural connections underlying Nonantum's historically diverse communities.  

Walk-through Historic Newton Upper Falls

Take a self-guided Newton Upper Falls walkthrough 10,000 years of history this Saturday, May 7. Arrive at either the corner of Oak and Chestnut Streets or at the Echo Bridge Antique Mall at Elliot, and Chestnut Streets between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. and a volunteer guide will give you a map of the route. A […]

Newton Piano Summit Andrus Madsen J.S.Bach The Goldberg Variations

Second Church in Newton 60 Highland St., Newton, MA

“The Goldberg Variations are among the most meaningful works J. S. Bach wrote for keyboard.” Josef Rheinberger, 1883 Newton’s own Andrus Madsen is well-known internationally in early music circles and performs on the organ, harpsichord clavichord and fortepiano. He is the founding director of Newton Baroque. Originally from Provo, Utah, Andrus received a Bachelor’s degree in organ […]

Healthy Kids Day at the West Suburban YMCA!

West Suburban YMCA 276 Church St, Newton

For 30 years, Healthy Kids Day has been where fun and play become lifelong memories. Healthy Kids Day is a national Y initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. The West Suburban YMCA's annual community event is free to attend and open to all. Our goal is to engage kids and families and inspire […]

Will the Demand for Office Space Rebound? Has it Already?

Zoom Newton, MA

Central 128 Office Market Update Wed. May 11, 10 to 11 a.m. Via zoom Free for members, $25 nonmembers As we emerge from the most disruptive commercial real estate markets in decades, join our panelists as we discuss the current state of the market for office space in the Central 128 suburban market. Hear what […]


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

Children of the USA to the Children of Ukraine

Family Access 492 Waltham Street, Newton

In a joint effort with Eastern Bank and our community partners, Family ACCESS is proud to serve as a collection site for new and unused items collected by the Center for Assistance to War Victims in Ukraine. We are asking for people to please drop off any of the following items in our lobby no […]

The Diaper Drive is Here

Free, Pop-Up Diaper Distribution on Saturday, 5/14 Still, time to donate...We need diapers in Sizes 2,3,& 4 We talked about diapers for more than a year at Newton Neighbors. Rising prices painfully compound the staggering demand for diapers among low-income families. On average a month's supply is $50 - $60. Per child. At an early […]