Flying High Dogs–Live at the Hyde Bandstand

The Hyde BandStand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton, MA

Mike Piazza and his team of some of the most athletic Border Collies on the planet will perform a variety of Frisbee and other awesome tricks to entertain all ages! Mike is a multiple-time world finalist and world record holder in the sport of K-9 Frisbee and the world's current #1 Professional K-9 Frisbee performer. […]

Virtual Pajama Time!


Get ready for bed by listening to these stories and songs that will help you drift off to dreamland. Put on your pajamas, cuddle with a loved one, and bring your favorite stuffed animal friend! For kids ages 3 and up. To connect to Zoom: Meeting ID: 815 6305 9113 Passcode: 461859 One tap […]

Murder by the Book Club


This group is currently full. They meet each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The group is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Book selections will be listed each month. To be placed on the wait list or for info contact: or call 617-796-1360.

ELL – Morning Conversation

3rd Floor Rear Arc

A conversation group for adult English learners of all levels. No registration is required. Come when you can! This class meets in person (on the third floor of the library) on Tuesday mornings, from July 5 until August 30, 2022. For more information, contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or

Read Beyond the Beaten Path Sunshine Storytime

Children's Program Room

Join us for our summer reading program, Read Beyond the Beaten Path, storytimes. Each will be based on the week's theme. This week's theme is Sky, Stars and Beyond. Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by Newton Free Library Children’s Librarians. For children 0-4 and their caregivers.

Newtonians From Afar, Part 1

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds @ 527 Waverley Ave., Newton, MA, 02458

  Learn about people who came to Newton from different parts of the world: why they immigrated, where they settled, and how they helped build our city. Our two-part series of videos introduces you to guest narrators telling the history of different immigrant groups. Watch excerpts from these videos and meet the narrators for Q&A […]


Afternoon Concerts at the Artful Pianos

Artful Piano concerts featuring Louise Ting, a Newton rising 2nd grader just back from a European competition.  Louise will play slections by Mozart and Tchaikovsky.  Bring a chair or a blanket for the grass, and enjoy these free performances by one of Newton's youngest virtuosos! Tour Schedule: Monday August 8th Coletti-Magni Park, Nonantum Tuesday August […]

Textiles Drive #5

Scandinavian Living Center

  HELPSY is the largest clothing collection recycling company on the East Coast. In 2021, they helped to divert over 30 million tons of waste and our job is to help them continue this work (we also get some funding for our scholarships from it). We need: 4 volunteers on each collection date (shown below) to help unload […]

India Day

Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands

India Day Celebration in Newton! Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening with diverse cultural performances, games, music, booths and hopefully sunshine at this family friendly event. An event to mingle with friends and make new ones from your neighborhood.

Summer Concert Series – The Love Dogs

Newton Centre Bowl @ 69 Tyler Terrace, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

Join us at Newton Centre Bowl* for our Summer Concert Series! Take one red-hot horn section - we're talkin' alto, tenor, baritone saxes and trombone - down and dirty. Add liberal amounts of barrelhouse boogie-woogie piano and stinging Fender guitar. Pour over a funky and swinging rhythm section that Blues Review magazine called 'the best […]