ELL – 20th and 21st Century Women: Changing Cultures and Breaking Barriers

Virtual

ELL Twentieth Century Women: Bridging Cultures/Breaking Barriers is a free conversation group on Zoom for high intermediate to advanced adult English learners. In this third series of 20th and 21st Century Women, we shall continue to examine and discuss the lives of women who challenged societal barriers in their pursuit of careers in Public Health; […]

Outdoor Lawn Games!

Outside

Put on your gameface for an afternoon of lawn games! We have cornhole, giant jenga, connect four, and croquet. Meet us in the Teen Area to venture outside. For rising 6th to 12th graders.

Online SAT Practice Exam

Other

Taking full-length practice tests under timed conditions is essential to being ready for the official test. A proctored practice exam will help your build testing endurance and give you a real-time snapshot of their testing performance. Please complete registration on Revolution Prep's website.

Fun With Animatronics

Artisan's Asylum Artisan's Asylum, Somerville, MA

This is a one-week virtual program for youth & teens (ages 10-15) to learn the fundamentals of electronics, engineering, and creative play! We’re looking for some animatronic engineers! Get ready to design your creature to move, groove and do what you tell it to do. You will be making a kinetic critter from your imagination […]

Children’s Charitable Golf Outing

Wellesley Country Club

There’s nothing virtual about the chamber’s 30th annual golf tournament—which we’re thrilled to announce will be held for the first time at the Wellesley Country Club on Aug. 2. Don’t miss this opportunity to play this stunning private club that has been host to numerous championship tournaments, including the MA Open. Register individually or as […]

Recurring

Fun in the Sun Summer Classes for Kids at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Come learn about farming and nature in our small-group outdoor classes for kids this summer. This hands-on program is held outside in and around our Learning Garden where kids explore topics including farming, plants, food, chickens, insects, and sustainability with two experienced educators. Classes run for a week at a time and there are morning […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM

Virtual Newton, MA

The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network will host two mornings (9AM-12:30PM) of online panel discussions and workshops exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in STEM education on the next two Wednesdays  Register at the links below for either or both events in the series — Addressing DEI While Advancing STEM Education in Education, Workplaces, in Communities: Session 1 on August 4: National […]

Christa McAuliffe Center: Upcoming Events

Virtual Newton, MA

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University will offer the following events: Summer Family Night: Europa Encounter, online, for ages 12+, on August 4 at 7:30PM. $10 per participant (or $15 for two participating via one device). AstroNights Live: James Webb Space Telescope: Free virtual presentation on August 18 at 7:30PM. Planetarium Movie Days: Movies in the FSU Planetarium.  August 24-26. $5 per […]

That’s Entertainment

Virtual Newton, MA

August 5 talk chronicles fun at Norumbega Park Learn about popular American entertainment by following Norumbega Park from its start as a "trolley park" at the end of the Commonwealth Avenue streetcar line through its heyday as an escape for young people to explore independence and love at the Totem Pole Ballroom. Images from Norumbega Park […]

Trees Telling STEM Stories: Free Online Workshop for Teachers

Virtual Newton, MA

The Harvard Forest will hold a free online workshop, Trees Telling STEM Stories, for Grade 6-12 STEM teachers and informal educators to introduce the Harvard Forest’s Witness Tree research and social media initiative. It will be held on August 26, 10AM-4PM. Register by August 13. Register Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash