We hope you can join us for the annual Waban Village Day and Family Fun Run on Sunday, May 19. These family-friendly events will be kicked off by the Family Fun Run at 10:00AM and continue throughout the day in Waban Square with rides and amusements for kids of all ages, vendor tables and live music featuring […]

Spring Tree Tour at Newton Cemetery & Arboretum

Newton Cemetery & Arboretum 791 Walnut Street, Newton Center, United States

With over 30 species of flowering trees, shrubs, and perennials, this tour will showcase some of our most stunning specimens. Come to enjoy flowers and learn about the Arboretum’s diversity, native plantings, species selection, and tree planting program. All ages are encouraged to attend. The tour will take place rain or shine. Bring comfortable walking […]

Newton Community Farm: Spring Seedling Sale

Newton Communiy Farm Stand Winchester Street, Newton, MA, United States

Newton Community Farm will hold its annual Spring Seedling Sale with over 80 varieties of home-grown and hardy seedlings! All seedlings are $6 per pack or container

41st Annual House Tour

Durant-Kenrick House 286 Waverley Ave., Newton, MA

Please join us for Historic Newton's annual House Tour on Sunday, May 19! This longstanding Historic Newton tradition is an annual favorite. This year's tour will feature seven different properties, including a surprise collaboration with another local museum. Buy tickets to find out more! The tour begins at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, with houses open to […]

Newton Festival of the Arts Presents Olga Lisovskaya

Hyde Bandstand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton, United States

Newton Festival of the Arts Presents Olga Lisovskaya – Opera Classics & Broadway Showtunes Newton treasure Olga Lisovskaya, a soprano from Kiev, Ukraine, stands out in the classical music world for her remarkable vocal talent and impactful performances. In this year’s festival she will be performing with a string quartet. Critically acclaimed for her “wonderful […]

Newton Festival of the Arts Presents The Music and Life Bob Marley

Hyde Bandstand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton, United States

Matt Jenson, a renowned keyboardist, composer, arranger, and performer, leads a captivating homage to Bob Marley with his ensemble, presenting the reggae legend’s iconic songs with authenticity and fervor. Jenson’s diverse career features collaborations with music luminaries like Judy Mowatt, Rita Marley, Chinna Smith, and many more, underscoring his deep connection to Marley’s music and […]

Dennis Montgomery III with Pleasant Praise Gospel Choir

Hyde Bandstand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton, United States

Dennis Montgomery III grew up singing and playing in Baptist churches around the upper Louisiana area under the tutelage of his father and mother. Shortly after he arrived at Berklee in 1983, he headed for the gospel choir which he believes is a fundamental ingredient of the American experience for international students. Montgomery states, “When […]

Newton Festival of the Arts Presents the Thaddeus Hogarth Collective

Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln Street, Newton

“…Take a healthy dose of Sly and The Family Stone, add a liberal pinch of Stevie Wonder, put on your dancing shoes, and boogie to the music of Thaddeus Hogarth…” — Bruce Gelerman, NPR. So popular with Newton audiences, Thaddeus is making his third appearance at the Festival of the Arts. Bring your dancing shoes […]

Belmont World Film’s International Film Series West Newton Cinema

West Newton Cinema 1296 Washington Street, West Newton, MA, United States

Belmont World Film will present its 22nd International Film Series — on the theme of Transformation/Preservation — March 25 – May 20 in three theaters: Apple Cinemas in Cambridge, the Embassy Theater in Waltham, and the West Newton Cinema in Newton. West Newton Cinema will host these screenings: Monday, May 6 at 7:30PM: Áma Gloria (director Marie Amachoukeli), a major discovery of […]

Bonjour Switzerland

West Newton Cinema 1296 Washington Street, West Newton, MA, United States

Belmont World Film Presents: Bonjour Switzerland An offer from our friends at Belmont World Film: save $3/ticket with Code WNCF2024 (100% of donations on top of ticket cost go back to the Foundation!) In-person: Monday, May 20, 7:30 PM @ West Newton Cinema Online: May 21-26 Tickets (both in-person & online): https://bit.ly/BonjourSwiss A hilarious satire that was the […]

Newton Parks and Rec: 55+ Bingo

Emerson Community Center 5 High Street, Newton, MA

Weekly group meets for fun, friendship and Bingo games! TUESDAYS 9:30- 11:30 A.M.  REGISTER  

Mayor’s Community Breakfast 2024

U Mass Mount Ida 100 Carlson Ave, Newton, MA

Newton’s Foundation for Racial, Ethnic and Religious Harmony, also known as “The Harmony Foundation” was founded under Mayor Theodore D. Mann in 1988. The Foundation facilitates learning, interaction, understanding and respect across racial, ethnic and religious dimensions within the Newton community, with the purpose of furthering the recognition of our diversity as a continuing and […]

Wednesdays at the Cinema: Kids’ Filmmaking Classes!

West Newton Cinema 1296 Washington Street, West Newton, MA, United States

West Newton Cinema Foundation and CinemaKidz present: Wednesdays at the Cinema! Join CinemaKidz at the West Newton Cinema on Wednesdays, and get creative this spring! Courses run for 9 sessions, and kids are broken up by age and interest. Course options include: Creative Filmmaking Photography Special Effects Filmmaking Animation 2 course sessions: 12:30 - 1:30 […]