Auburndale Cove West Pine St, Newton

Part scavenger hunt, part tag, and a whole lot of awesome! Join us for this Halloween-themed orienteering adventure. Teams of 2 - 5 people will search the woods to find as many checkpoints as they can in 60 minutes.  The first team back that has found all the checkpoints (or the team with the most […]

Newton Family-Friendly Halloween Bike Ride for Kids

Newton center playground 81 Tyler Terrace, Newton, MA, United States

Organizing an annual Family-Friendly Halloween Bike ride in Jamaica Plain for years, Naomi moved to Newton Centre last summer and brought the tradition with her. Welcome to the 2nd annual family-friendly Halloween bike ride for kids. The vision is to gather bikes, kiddos, and costumes at the Newton Centre Playground and do a 2 mile […]

“Eating You Alive” : Movie discussion with UU Plant-Based Eating Club

Zoom Newton, MA, United States

The UU Plant Based Eating Club at the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton invites you to an online discussion of the film “Eating You Alive.” No, it’s not a horror movie! The film addresses the role of plant-based eating in maintaining health and avoiding chronic and acute diseases, relying on information from respected experts, […]

New Year Charka Cleanse

JCC Greater Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA, United States

Kick off the new year, let go of residual holiday stress, and realign your energetic rainbow to improve physical & emotional wellbeing - join Jacqui Bonwell for her signature Vinyasa Yoga Intensive and physical journey through the blueprint of the 7 major chakras (energy centers of the body). Use yoga postures, breath, color, meditation, chanting, […]

Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

Zoom Newton, MA, United States

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. No previous experience required. Sessions are led by mindfulness, yoga and meditation teacher, Janhavi Wadwhani.   The Zoom link will be sent the day of the […]

Yoga For the Seasons: Winter

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

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 […]

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

Zoom Newton, MA, United States

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 […]

Lung Cancer Screening for Seniors: Should You Be Screened?

Virtual Newton, MA, United States

This webinar will provide an overview of the current eligibility guidelines for lung screening, a review of the pathway for patients diagnosed with lung nodules, and resources for supportive care services available at NWH. Free, Virtual Event Co-hosted by the NWH Lung Screening and Nodule Program and the NWH Elder Care Council Click Here to Register Photo […]

MUSA Collective: Outside In

Allen House 35 Webster Street, Newton, MA, United States

"Musa Collective: Outside In" presents artwork in various media by artists in the Boston-based group, which has been exhibiting together for 5+ years. The reception is Saturday, April 1 from 3-5pm, and the exhibit runs until April 16th. Viewing hours are by appointment only. Musa Collective is a group of artists living and working in […]

Swing into Spring: Golf Putting Challenge

West Suburban YMCA, Well Avenue Y 135 Wells Avenue

Tee off the golf season with a thrilling putting contest! Test your skills by sinking consecutive putts for a chance to win a $300 gift card, valid at Dick's Sporting Goods, Golfers Warehouse, and the PGA TOUR Superstore. To participate in this exciting event, visit the Wells Ave Y welcome desk April 3rd-9th. With a […]


Nike by Chestnut Hill 33 Boylston St Suite 4380, Newton, MA, United States

JOIN NIKE'S RUN CLUB We're teaming up with Nike to launch their first-ever monthly run club. Grab your sneaks on April 19 and join our Nike coach for a guided 2–3-mile group run. Learn more and sign up for this group jaunt, including complimentary treats and entertainment, by visiting our event page. LACE UP

An Evening of Conversation with Brain Experts – Annie Fenn, MD and Andrew Budson, MD

Hummingbird Books 55 Boylston Street, Suite 5510, Chestnut Hill, MA, United States

Did you know that beets boost blood flow to the brain? Or that saffron can provide memory-enhancing therapy? Maybe you’ve learned that chewing your greens is better than drinking them but opting for a smoothie is healthier than a green juice.  To learn more, take a peek at our upcoming talk with leading brain experts, […]

BC Race to Educate

Boston College Alumni Stadium 2604 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill, MA, United States

The BC Race to Educate is a fun, community 5K run/walk. The race begins and ends in Alumni Stadium on the beautiful campus of Boston College. The BC Race to Educate, our biggest and only fundraiser, was started 13 years ago by the Boston College hockey team as a way to raise money to support […]

Shred and Shed

West Suburban YMCA, Well Avenue Y 135 Wells Avenue

You are invited to a free, live paper shredding event. Watch your old documents disappear, reduced to tiny scraps of recycled pulp. Explore the new state-of-the-art Y at Wells Avenue in Newton. Day passes will be provided, and staff will be offering tours of the facility. If you’re inclined, enjoy a fun and free Zumba […]

Healthy Kids Day 2023

West Suburban YMCA 135 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA, United States

The Y is inspiring kids to live up to their potential by being healthy, active, and engaged! We're excited for families to unplug and come to the New Balance Track & Field for this FREE family event featuring healthy games, activities, and sports. Stay tuned for updates!

Bike Rodeo for Grades K-6

Newton South High School 140 Brandeis Road, Newton, MA, United States

Celebrate biking at the 3rd Annual Bike Rodeo in Newton! MA Safe Routes to Schools instructors will teach and review bike riding skills.  Volunteers from Bike Newton and the Newton Safe Routes to Schools Task Force will share information about making sure your body and bicycle are ready to ride, road signs, hand signals, and more. […]

Teen Truth: Youth Mental Health, Managing Success and Achievement, and Understanding the Pressures of Adolescence

Virtual Newton, MA, United States

Join us for a discussion of balancing mental health, achievement, the pressures of adolescence, and what caring, supportive adults can do to help. Ex-NFL Linebacker, West Point Graduate, and former Army Officer, Caleb Campbell, will share his story of overcoming challenges, managing success, and finding his way to a life he loves. Teens are encouraged […]

Free, Virtual Talk with Dr. Walter Willett

Virtual Newton, MA, United States

We all know that what we eat affects our health, but have you thought about how your food choices affect the climate? Dr. Walter Willett, co-chair of the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, and Health, will present the findings of world-leading scientists on how what we eat and how we grow food impacts our planet, […]