Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity & Love

Virtual Newton, MA

Join the acclaimed, best-selling author, Dani Shapiro, as she discusses her memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test. What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology and experience defines us? After taking a DNA test on a whim, Dani Shapiro learns that the father who raised her […]

Stepping Up to the Challenge of Advancing Racial and Economic Equity

Virtual Newton, MA

People of color face enormous inequities in education, health, wealth and employment opportunities. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion featuring Aixa Beauchamp, co-founder of the Latino Equity Fund, Miceal Chamberlain, managing director for Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Markets, and Orlando Watkins, vice president for programs at the Boston Foundation as they discuss how their institutions are rising to meet […]

Mah Jongg: Jokers are No Joke!

Virtual Newton, MA

What are the rules for Jokers? Where should you put them on your rack? Is it a bad idea to use a Joker to Call for an exposure? What about using two Jokers? Should you always redeem a Joker? These and other questions will be answered in this class for experienced players. You will need […]


Personal Strength and Flexibility Training

Virtual Newton, MA

Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be […]

Family Fun Day

Join us Saturday, May 15th for a day of great fun and activities for all ages! The event will include a full day of family-friendly events and entertainment. More details coming soon!

SPY KIDS: A Drive-In Movie Event

Newton Community Pride is excited to announce our first Drive-In Movie of 2021! Bring your friends and family and watch SPY KIDS on a 40 foot screen from the comfort and safety of your car at the former Aquinas College parking lot off of Jackson Road. Tickets and registration required. $25 per car. Limited Capacity. Tickets […]

Eat Your Yard: A Guide to Edible Landscaping

Virtual Newton, MA

Unleash the potential of your yard by transforming it into a beautiful, vibrant area that offers a bountiful feast. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener living in a city or the suburbs, edible-landscaping expert Crystal Stevens will give you ideas on how to make use of your space with a colorful and abundant […]

Voices of the Next Generation: A Youth Panel on Civic Action

Virtual Newton, MA

It’s been 50 years (this July) since the 26th amendment was ratified, empowering 18 year-olds with the right to vote. Join us for a conversation with Newton’s younger generation as we explore the issues surrounding youth engagement in civic action. Some of the topics that will be addressed include… why is it important for our […]

Unconscious Bias Training

Virtual Newton, MA

We all use our upbringing, values, and past experiences to filter daily interactions and to make sense of our surroundings and environment. This is normal human behavior. At times, the filter is at work consciously, but most of the time the filter is operating unconsciously. Do you prefer to hire people from your alma mater […]

Attracting International Businesses to our Region

Virtual Newton, MA

As the pandemic ends and new business activity begins, what can we do to make Greater Boston’s inner western suburbs attractive to more international companies? Join us for a conversation with three experts with insights into international business from three different nations as we explore what foreign employers look for when seeking a U.S. location. […]