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Ready? Set? BID!

The Newton Early Childhood Program (NECP), Newton’s public preschool, is hosting its largest school/PTO fundraiser of the year starting March 26th. They won’t let COVID-19 stop their efforts.

Supporting NECP helps to support your own school’s future students. Why? Because NECP is the only school within NPS whose children will grow up to become the students of all 15 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 2 high schools in Newton.

So get ready to bid for great deals on restaurants, summer camps, birthday parties, gym memberships, and more! Over 200 amazing items from across Newton and the Boston area. Auction proceeds will fund education enrichment programs, community-building events, and classroom materials for our city’s youngest learners.

Visit https://32auctions.com/necp

Bidding will end April 4th at 9pm. Good luck!

ActiveMinds Tutoring is Adaptable

ActiveMinds Tutoring is adaptable and ready to assist your transition. Their tutoring team is equipped with the resources to accommodate the limitations of online schooling and the needs of your child during this difficult time. Through tutoring, mentorship, and coaching, they are prepared to offer meaningful learning experiences through online support.

Contact ActiveMinds to learn more about their experienced tutors. Call 617-227-2225, email info@activemindstutoring.com, or visit http://www.activemindstutoring.com/testimonials.html

Discovery After School Club for Children Grades K-4

Register now for the Discovery After School Club 2020-2021 school year. This warm, enriching after school program, conveniently located at the Leventhal-Sidman Center in Newton, offers a variety of workshop choices with integrated Jewish content. Experience service projects, Jewish holiday celebrations and more in this vibrant community!

Engaging, expert-led workshops include art, basketball, chess, coding, cooking, dance, drama, farming, floor hockey, Hebrew, music, nature exploration, robotics, STEM, tennis and yoga. For children in grades K-4. Early bird special available until May 1st.

For more information, including pricing and registration, visit bostonjcc.org/afterschool or contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or 617-558-6483. Early release day options available. Open to the entire community.

Newton South Light the Way AUCTION

The Newton South Help Light the Way Auction will provide funds for the installation of permanent lights at Winkler Stadium. Help light the way to school spirit and community spirit at South. Our community and merchants have donated over 60 items, so please click below to register online and start bidding today at https://e.givesmart.com/events/eQe/

The Light the Way Auction is open online now through March 28th at 11:59 pm.

The current goal is to raise $50,000 for the Light the Way Fundraiser. Many thanks to our community and merchants for their continued support of the Help Light The Way fundraising campaign! Please reach out directly to Bella Gelman and Penelope Nam-Stephen if you have specific questions.

Stay safe and healthy….and Bid for the Lights! GO SOUTH, GO LIONS, GO NEWTON!

Zervas PTO online auction

The Zervas online auction is back this year for one week only! There are hundreds of FABULOUS items available – from summer camps to restaurants, gyms, spas and more.

Bidding ends at 9:00 pm on March 15th, so don’t miss out!

Click here 32auctions.com/zervas to check it out.

Community Notes – Newton PTO Council 2020-03-15 10:10:10

For the sixth consecutive year the Boston Emeralds will be running their 3rd grade developmental program. They’ll run skills and drills with a fun scrimmage at the end. The program is developmentally based and will be an excellent preparation for the upcoming fourth grade Metro West season in the fall.

The program will be run by Coach Michael Cassidy who has worked with several AAU programs in the past as well as nine seasons coaching the Newton Travel teams.

Space is limited and last year the program filled up fast. To register and for more information visit https://bostonemeraldsbasketball.com/third-grade-developmental-program/

If you have any questions please email bostonemeraldsbasketball@gmail.com.
Hope to see you all on the court!

Scheduled to begin March 25th and meet Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:40 pm
Oak Hill Middle School

Discovery After School Club for kids K-4

Register now for the Discovery After School Club 2020-2021 school year. This warm, enriching after school program, conveniently located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, offers a variety of workshop choices with integrated Jewish content. Experience service projects, Jewish holiday celebrations and more in this vibrant community! Engaging, expert-led workshops include art, basketball, chess, coding, cooking, dance, drama, farming, floor hockey, Hebrew, music, nature exploration, robotics, STEM, tennis and yoga. For children in grades K-4. Early bird special available until May 1st.

For more information, including pricing and registration, visit bostonjcc.org/afterschool or contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or 617-558-6483. Early release day options available. Open to the entire community.

NSHS South Stage Annual Auction is going live on March 14th

The auction will go live at www.32auctions/SouthStageAuction2020. By clicking on the link, you can browse all items, but to bid you must create an account on 32auctions. There’s a fantastic line-up of auction items such as fitness packages, theatre tickets, wine tastings, favorite restaurant gift cards and MORE!

The auction will run from March 14th – 21st and all proceeds will go direct to South Stage for program and facility upgrades and to ultimately enhance the student theatre experience. If you are bidding and have a question, please email one of the auction administrators direct from the 32auctions site.

Spring musical at NSHS

Please come to the Spring musical when NSHS South Stage presents Jesus Christ Superstar, a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, stage directed by Jeff Knoedler with music direction by Ben Youngman, and set in a contemporary, urban setting. The story is loosely based on the Gospels account of the last week of Jesus’ life.

Tickets are on sale online at SouthStage.org beginning on March 9th and will also be available at the door. Ticketing in advance is recommended.

March 19th, 20th and 21st, 7:30PM
Seasholes Auditorium, Newton South High School

 

Spring Classes for All Ages and Interests

Registration is underway for Spring classes for children and adults. Classes begin during the week of March 29th and are open to the entire community.  Classes for children include aquatics, art, dance, STEM, sports and more.  Classes for adults include painting, Pilates, Basketball Leagues and Tai Chi.

A sampling of free children’s classes will be offered on March 22nd, 1 -2:30 pm during a STEM Free Day of Play. Children can explore space with Mad Science’s NASA program, hop onto a giant chess board with a former US Women’s Chess Champion, code with KIBO robots, and get hands on with nature exploration. Super Soccer Stars will also be facilitating pick-up soccer games and sample clinics. View entire listing of Spring classes and register at bostonjcc.org/classes or call 617-558-6443.

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, 333 Nahanton Street, Newton