Tanglewood Marionettes – Dragon King Performance

Newton City Hall War Memorial/Cultural Center Auditorium @ 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

A terrible drought has overtaken the land, and the world has turned brown and lifeless. The Dragon King is ruler over all things water, and the people are beginning to wonder why he has not brought the life-giving rains in such a very long time. An underwater fantasy based on Chinese folklore, The Dragon King tells the […]


Slam Theatre & Reception for This is America

Nearby Gallery

Slam Theatre produced by artist Jamaal Eversley will consist of slam poetry performances, 4 ten-minute plays performed and read by various actors, and dance performances. Themes of the night will touch upon American history, values, education, Afrocentricity, and other topics. Slam Theatre is a Newton Community Pride Fall 2022 Community Micro Grant recipient.

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

The UU Plant-Based Eating Club, housed at the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton (FUUSN), will host two discussions of the book The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health, by Rip Esselstyn. It’s about how a group of firefighters in Texas tried plant-based eating in order to improve their health. The […]

PJ Library Purim Palooza at the Children’s Museum

Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

The festive holiday of Purim celebrates bravery, community and being your true self. It is a time to embrace joy, humor and party! So, don your crazy costumes, make a grogger, and get ready to make some noise as Drumatix, a high energy dance and percussion group tells an interactive Purim story through rhythm, beat […]

Newton Purim Carnival

temple beth avodah 45 Puddingstone Lane, Newton

Celebrate Purim with a bouncy house, games, a costume parade and a fun social action project. Admission includes popcorn, cotton candy, hamantaschen, and access to all our games and activities. The carnival is set to be outside and a pizza lunch is available for an additional $5.   Photo by Brian Nelson on Unsplash

A Conversation with Newton’s State Legislative Delegation

On Monday, March 6, from 7:00-8:00pm, the League of Women Voters of Newton will be hosting a conversation with our four state legislative representatives – Senator Cynthia Creem, Rep. Ruth Balser, Rep. Kay Khan and Rep. John Lawn.  They will be sharing their thoughts on legislation they are following and efforts they are spearheading. Please […]

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 […]

Holi celebration at City Hall

Newton City Hall 1002 Commonwealth Ave, Newton Center, MA

Join the Indian Community of Newton and Mayor Ruthanne Fuller to celebrate Holi, the spring festival of color, on Saturday March 11 from 12PM to 1PM in front of Newton City Hall. Students from Newton North and Newton South High Schools will host the event featuring dance, art, music and culminating in Color Play! You […]

Get Lucky Drag Brunch

Biltmore Bar & Gill 120 Chestnut St, Newton, MA

Looking to brighten up your Saturday with glitz, glam, and brunch? Get your tickets, grab your besties, and head to Biltmore's Get Lucky Drag Brunch, for fun, food, festive cocktails, and lots and lots of giggles. Thanks for the news @allovernewton

Daniel Benayun Solo Show

Nearby Gallery

2006 Newton South graduate and uber-talented local artist Daniel Benayun is returning to Newton with a solo show at Newton Centre's Nearby Gallery on March 11th from 5:30 - 9 PM. Daniel's distinctive style and whimsical art have been featured in publications such as Juxtapoz magazine and The Boston Globe. His clientele includes Simon & […]

Blood Water Paint: Cappella Clausura’s Multimedia Production Celebrates Female Baroque Painter and Composer

Newton City Hall, War Memorial Auditorium Newton, MA

Cappella Clausura will present Blood Water Paint — a multimedia production celebrating Baroque painter and composer Artemisia Gentileschi — in two performances: March 11 at 8 PM: War Memorial Auditorium at Newton City Hall March 12 at 4 PM: Emmanuel Church in Boston As described in this article, the production consists of a play by Joy McCullough and […]

Blood Water Paint

Newton City Hall War Memorial/Cultural Center Auditorium @ 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

This Women’s History Month, Cappella Clausura is bringing together contemporary theatre and 17th-century music to create a rich tapestry of interwoven narratives about female resilience. Gain a new perspective on Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi and the women who inspired her through this captivating multidisciplinary event. Featuring a play by Joy McCullough, cantatas by Élisabeth Jacquet de […]

Mark Making/Drawing Demo

Figurative artist Maureen Nathan on Mark Making/Drawing Maureen Nathan is a British artist with a commitment to drawing as a daily practice. Many of her drawings are done with India ink using a chopstick or brush, which gives a fluidity and looseness to the images. Sometimes she uses paint, pastel, or chalk to add color and texture. […]

New Philharmonia Orchestra – The French-American Connection

Brown Middle School 125 Meadowbrook Road, Newton, MA

Come hear the New Phil and soprano soloist Olga Lisovskaya present a wonderful program of arias and Franck's symphony in d Minor! Sunday, March 12th, 3PM Brown Middle School 125 Meadowbrook Road Newton Centre, MA 02459 Tickets are available online here: http://newphil.org/concerts/ti... Hope to see you there!  

$10 – $37

The French-American Connection

Brown Middle School @ 125 Meadowbrook Road, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

Join us for an afternoon of music with the New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing works by Boulanger, Gounod, Kos-Anatolsky, Bernstein, and Franck, featuring Olga Lisovskaya! Lili Boulanger                 D’un soir triste Gounod                            Juliette’s Waltz A. Kos-Anatolsky  […]

Career Pathways Event

Newton South High School 140 Brandeis Road, Newton, MA

Newton Youth Services in partnership with Newton Public Schools and MassHire Metro South/West, is excited to host a Career Pathways Event. The Career Pathways event will bring organizations, employers, and job training programs together to share information about opportunities that lead to valuable careers! Participants include Trades Unions, Newton Fire, Newton Police, JobCorps, Year Up, […]

Art, Champagne and Appetizers

Davio's 55 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA

Davio's of Chestnut Hill is pulling out all of the stops for a fun evening of champagne, art, and appetizers. Learn to draw freehand and paint in a workshop led by artist Annie Naranian. And while you do, sample champagne from Veuve Clicquot and nibble on a chef's selection of fine appetizers. There's a fee […]

Hydrogen vs. Electricity for Heating Buildings

Virtual Newton, MA

Join Nathan Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University, for a moderated panel discussion. The session will include a review of new findings in the Roetter/Richardson Hydrogen versus Electricity for Heating Buildings white paper. Heating buildings accounts for about 30% of our Commonwealth’s greenhouse gas emissions.  Under the MA 2050 Clean Energy […]

Dance and Cake: A Community Movement Party

John M. Barry Boy's & Girl's Club 675 Watertown St., Newton, MA

You're invited! Come explore creative movement and dance processes at our 'birthday party' -- open to all ages and abilities with no dance experience necessary. You can expect games (some made up and some you know!), cake (with allergen and gluten free options), and a sneak preview of The Click's newest work Edge of Aquarius. The workshop […]

Concert of Mercy, Love, and Hope

Grace Episcopal Church 76 Eldredge St, Newton, MA

Please join us in this exceptional concert with music for Lent and Holy Week. Our Scottish soprano Susan Glancy will perform soprano arias from Bach's St. Matthew Passion and Handel's Messiah. They will be responded to by the contemplative works of Bach's flute Sonata in E minor and Schubert's Instruction and Variations on 'Trockne Blumen' […]