Free Photoshop Alternatives

Zoom Newton, MA

Learn about some of the best free alternatives to Photoshop and how to access them. This program will provide a basic overview though it is not designed to be a comprehensive tutorial on each product.   On the day of the event you will receive an email with a link to join. ​​At the time of the […]

History Book Club

Zoom Newton, MA

Historic Newton's History Book Club meets regularly to discuss books about history. Meetings are free and open to all. Simply read the designated book in advance and come prepared to discuss it at the meeting. If you are not already on our Book Club list and you would like to receive notifications, please send your […]

UU Plant-Based Eating Club discusses “The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet,”

Zoom Newton, MA

Is your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier food and/or reduce your environmental impact? Let the UU Plant-Based Eating Club help!  We are hosting a group read of The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health, by Rip Esselstyn. Available at the Newton Free Library, this book features the interesting story […]

Recurring Event Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

JCC Greater Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Gather for Seasonal Tastings - four different tasting events throughout the year. We start with fall cocktails in October and then move on to festive bubbles to celebrate the holidays, wine and cheese to keep us cozy in winter, and tequila when spring is in the air. Join us for one, two, three or all […]

Magic Ark Presents Pierce Freelon

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

Pierce Freelon's joyful music blends hip-hop, electronic jazz and soul. His modern and dynamic sound is inspired by his journey as a millennial dad and is carefully crafted for today's modern families. Through honest and playful lyrics, rich melodies and fresh beats, he shares his story and welcomes kids and adults to his world. His […]

Sunday Storytime

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

It's a hat trick!  Three local children's authors, Nancy Tupper Ling, Lisa Rogers, Janet Costa Bates, will be stopping by to share their stories with us.

Recurring Event Singers’ Choice

Singers’ Choice

City Hall War Memorial Auditorium

This January, Cappella Clausura is proud to bring you more beautiful music– selected by the people who know it best! Singers’ Choice features a diverse assortment of works by women, ranging from Renaissance hymnals to contemporary compositions. Guest Conducted by Dr. Carolina Flores, this eclectic program is sure to banish all your winter woes! Singers’ […]

$10 – $35
Recurring Event Time for Partners

Time for Partners

Newton City Hall War Memorial 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

Join us for an art & music program for children 18 months to 4 years (with an adult). Children make a new art project weekly, and have play time, snack, and music & movement. Classes are held at the War Memorial/Cultural Center Auditorium at City Hall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays. Come learn and explore […]

Drop in to Mah Jogg!

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

This mah jongg drop-in is open to all skill levels, but people must at least know the basics of the American version of the game. Games follow National Mah Jongg League rules. Please bring your own National Mah Jongg League card and mah jongg set if you have one. Players can purchase National League Mah […]

Recurring Event Newton Sing Band!

Newton Sing Band!

Newton War Memorial

The Newton Senior Center Swing Band jams year-round at Newton City Hall’s War Memorial Auditorium. They are actively seeking musicians who want to play with them - all instruments are needed: woodwinds, percussion, brass, and string)! We also welcome new audience members- come sit and listen! They are a fun, low-key group and always have […]

Fine Motor Fun

Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA

Enjoy activities that support strengthening the small muscles in children’s hands, getting them ready for buttoning, writing, and many more important life skills! All activities are inspired by the Tools For Tiny Hands curriculum and presented by Family ACCESS Community Connections. This program limits capacity to provide a calmer atmosphere for kids. Register here (required) for parents/caregivers […]

Welcome Baby from Home (0-3 months)

Zoom Newton, MA

Welcome Baby From Home is a 6-week virtual program for parents of babies 0-3 months old focused on building a Jewish community, learning about developmental stages, and sharing with other parents experiencing the same life stage as you. This is a laid-back gathering, and you are welcome to join with or without partners and with […]

Movers & Shakers!

Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA

Let's stretch! Let's move! Let's sing and dance!  In this storytime we will read fun movement-based stories and then have lots of fun moving and dancing to some familiar rhymes and songs. For ages 2-4.

Syncing 5 Generations in the Workplace

Zoom Newton, MA

Millennials and Generation Z are the largest generations in the workforce and often are a source of tension among experienced leaders and managers. Dramatically improve the managing, recruiting, retention, and engagement of your next-generation workforce by paving the way for a collaborative corporate culture. Get your next generational team more engaged by understanding their values, behaviors, […]

50+ Job Seekers Group Evening Sessions: Self-Assessment & Transferable Skills (Virtual)

Zoom Newton, MA

Please register here.   If you are 55+ and actively looking for work then this is the perfect networking group for you! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group evening sessions meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, from 6 – 8pm, via Zoom. This is a professional forum for networking […]

The Ransomware Hunting Team

Zoom Newton, MA

Please register here.   The Ransomware Hunting Team is a real-life technological thriller that illuminates a dangerous new era of cybercrime. Join Pulitzer Prize finalist Renee Dudley and local Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Golden for a gripping discussion on their new book. They will reveal the details of an unlikely band of misfits, mostly self-taught and […]

Hot Buttons Cool Conversations

Zoom Newton, MA

The Parent Trap: Are We Raising Wimps or Warriors? For decades, parents have been bombarded by messages imploring them to do more for their children. There has been a cultural shift expecting parents to do everything from playing to problem solving. In this effort to protect their children, many parents have actually stripped them of […]

Story Starters Winter Cohort Registration Required!

Story Starters is a nonprofit inspiring racial justice action and helping parents and educators raise children to develop anti-racist values. It offers programs to support families and educators in discussing race and racism with young children in ages 3-8 — a development window when adults are poised to have a significant impact on children’s beliefs about race. Registration is now […]

Recurring Event St. Joan

Newton Theatre Company – St. Joan

St. John Episcopal Church 96 Otis Street, Newton, MA

Saint Joan By George Bernard Shaw Directed by Melissa BernsteinClick here to purchase your tickets! Regan Sims is an actor and mime from Manhattan, NY. This is her sixth production with Newton Theatre Company. Other theatre credits include roles with 59E59, ART/NY Theaters, The PIT, Two River Theater, Crossroads Theatre Company, Mile Square Theatre, Hudson Valley […]

Newton History Series: Visionary Businessman Arnold Hiatt

Zoom Newton, MA

For two decades Arnold Hiatt, the president and chief executive officer of The Stride Rite Corp., was one of the most influential and successful corporate executives in the last half of the 20th century. Learn how Hiatt, a longtime Newton resident, launched the nation’s first corporate on-site child care center, led a national campaign finance reform […]