We're growing 27,000 seedlings for our annual Spring Seedling Sale. We'll have all your favorites, plus some new varieties this year. Our plan is to bring back the in-person sale at the Farm on May 14–15, from noon to 3 pm. More details to come. Thank you to Pat Costello, Pat Freysinger, Meghan Gill, Julie Irish, Helen […]
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-796-1360.
Central 128 Office Market Update Wed. May 11, 10 to 11 a.m. Via zoom Free for members, $25 nonmembers As we emerge from the most disruptive commercial real estate markets in decades, join our panelists as we discuss the current state of the market for office space in the Central 128 suburban market. Hear what […]
Dance with me! Shake with me! Move your body to the beat of fun rhymes and familiar songs. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy this energetic morning storytime. Each class will start with some stretching before we get ready to move. For ages 2-4. To Connect to Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85472801551?pwd=ZHIrRVVNNWVUMTVHRkRDNWJEOG0vZz09 Meeting ID: 854 7280 1551 Passcode: 885683 […]
Morning Chat is a conversation group for intermediate and above English learners. We discuss practical and local topics, as well as topics suggested by our learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can; however, the more you attend, the more you will learn! This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday mornings, from April 6 […]
A conversation group for beginner English language learners. No registration is required. Come when you can! This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons, from April 13 until May 25, 2022. For the Zoom link and more information, contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or NewtonELL@minlib.net.
For this session, Draw Along Creatures continues with a focus on unicorns! After creating a drawing of this popular animal from simple shapes, the artist instructor will show you how to create scenes from just your imagination. Space is limited. Registration (required) is only available for ages 7-10 and will begin on April 27. An […]
We will discuss works of art and museums we have visited. This will be the starting point for discussion that can be about other topics of interest to the group. For intermediate English learners. This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons, from April 6 until May 25, 2022. For more information, please contact Andrew […]
Do you like Dogman, Narwhal & Jelly or the Babysitters Club? Come learn about how to make your own comics! One Wednesday a month we will meet to learn ways to make your comics KA-POW with time to write, draw, and share We meet once a month on the following dates:3/9, 4/13, 5/11, and 6/8. […]
The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion. Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.
Socially responsible investing uses environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to examine a company’s sustainability practices. Join Shelby Fabianac, Advisor Relationship Manager from Parnassus Investment, for a talk that will cover the basics of socially responsible investing, how ESG research is integrated into investment decisions and how the field continues to evolve. This program is […]
Join us for outdoor storytimes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by Newton Free Library Children’s Librarians. For children 0-4 and their caregivers. Find us across the street from the Library on City Hall grounds: walk past the City Hall fountain and we'll be under the tree on […]
American Culture and Your Children is a conversation class about parenting for English learners. Learn about American parenting practices and share your own culture's ideas about child-rearing. The class is led by a former Boston Globe parenting columnist. It is intended for intermediate to advanced learners who have not taken it before. The class meets […]
Become more comfortable starting conversations and speaking English in many situations, such as inviting people to your home, talking to other children's parents, planning a birthday party or other event, volunteering at your child's school, and getting help in an emergency. For intermediate English learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! This class […]
This three-part lunch and learn series will help new moms navigate the physical, emotional, and social changes that come with the birth of a new baby. Hosted by the NWH Maternity Services Council Thursdays, May 12, 19 & 26, 2022 Noon-12:45 p.m. Register (registration will admit access to all sessions) Photo by Ignacio Campo on Unsplash
A conversation group for English language 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 Thursday afternoons, from April 7 until June 30, 2022. For more information, contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or NewtonELL@minlib.net.
Paint an adorable smiling axolotl in Kawaii style! During the class you'll view pictures of axolotls and learn fun facts. An axolotl, is a Mexican amphibious salamander. Axolotls never outgrow their juvenile stage, a phenomenon called neoteny. They have a mane of feathery gills, webbed feet and their mouths are upturned in a sweet smile. […]
A conversation group for intermediate English language learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! This class meets on Zoom on Thursday evenings, from April 7 until May 26, 2022. If you would like to attend, please contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or NewtonELL@minlib.net.
For homework, we'll read short articles about people who face challenges, live in interesting ways, or have something to teach us. In class we'll discuss the readings and go over vocabulary and grammar. This class is for high intermediate to advanced English learners. This class will start on Friday, April 8, at 9:00 AM, when […]
Let's Talk About Food is a class for intermediate to advanced English learners. We explore food traditions from other cultures and discuss how food is much more than just a source of energy; it also gives us health, social connection, and pleasure. We also discuss facts and myths regarding food and nutrition. This class meets […]
We will learn about important aspects of English grammar, such as irregular verbs, the simple past, the present perfect, and comparatives. We will use the grammar in conversation and writing, and we will practice with various online tools. For intermediate English learners. The class meets on Zoom on Friday afternoons, from April 15 until June […]
In a joint effort with Eastern Bank and our community partners, Family ACCESS is proud to serve as a collection site for new and unused items collected by the Center for Assistance to War Victims in Ukraine. We are asking for people to please drop off any of the following items in our lobby no […]
Meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime! Activities will range from anime screenings to discussion of our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Ages 12 and up. This month: we'll screen a series & eat some snacks!
Free, Pop-Up Diaper Distribution on Saturday, 5/14 Still, time to donate...We need diapers in Sizes 2,3,& 4 We talked about diapers for more than a year at Newton Neighbors. Rising prices painfully compound the staggering demand for diapers among low-income families. On average a month's supply is $50 - $60. Per child. At an early […]
We, as the progressive majority, need to act in this moment to spur change and ensure the patients and providers of reproductive health care know we are with them. We will not go back. RSVP now to take to the streets this Saturday in a public, visible display of the majority of Americans who believe abortion […]
The 2022 Newton House Tour on May 14-15 presents a video showcase of Newton homes owned by design professionals who have brought their singular vision into their private living spaces. Purchase tickets here! In our exclusive, virtual tour, the owners explain highlights of their architecture, renovations, furnishings, and decor. Take an inside look at creative […]
The festival is a celebration of art and entertainment for all ages, including live musical performances, Tanglewood Marionettes production, carnival amusement rides, arts & crafts workshops, live public art events, and more. Estimated attendance 3,000.
One of the things we try to do with the Summit is feature talent before they get Grammys, world attention, and command fees well above our current budgets, and yes this has happened! We poll past summit artists regularly to see who’s the new hot talent on the scene and this time Harold Charon’s name […]
For the final program of its Chrysalis season, Cappella Clausura is thrilled to present PSALMS & REQUIEMS. This outstanding program features a 14-piece string orchestra performing the works of Lili Boulanger, Elena Ruehr, and Amelia LeClair alongside our core ensemble of vocalists. With rarely performed works on an epic scale, this program is not to […]
We are offering our community a time to dispose of your private papers to be shredded safely by Surplus Technology Solutions. While you unburden yourself of unnecessary clutter, enjoy a complimentary Cool Cow Ice Cream to celebrate the end of another tax season. CONTRIBUTE TO A GREAT CAUSE Welcome Home provides families experiencing hardship with […]
Learn about Girl Scouts: New girls and their parents/guardians are invited to a sample/getting started meeting, including time to ask questions and, if interested, talk more about how to join and continue their Girl Scout Adventure. Meeting on Sunday, May 15, 3-4 pm, at Auburndale Community Library, 375 Auburn St. Not a dropoff activity; each […]
Gilded Age Party Celebrates the Newton House Tour Celebrate the 2022 Newton House Tour at a beautifully preserved 1908 home at our Gilded Age in Newton party Sunday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy hearty hors d'oeuvres and wine served in the garden and in the home. Tickets start at $150 per person […]