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Summer Time for Partners

Long-running Art & Music classes for children 18 months to 3½ years (accompanied by an adult) run by the Mayor’s Office for Cultural affairs, in its summer home of Franklin Elementary School in West Newton.

Learning is FUN with music, dance, art, letters and numbers. Music classes develop physical, verbal, memory and musical skills. Art classes widen a child’s curiosity and build fine motor skills. Air conditioned classrooms in which to learn, explore and make new friends – children as well as adults!

Choose from Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9:30 – 11:15 am. Tuesdays: $100 Newton Resident, $120 Non- Resident. Wednesdays & Thursdays: $120 Newton Resident, $140 Non-Resident. Register at, click on MA; click on Newton Parks & Recreation; click on Mayor’s Office for Cultural Affairs, click on Time for Partners and choose your day. For more information, call 617-796-1540.

Dinner on the Farm 2017 with Guest Chefs from Farmstead Table!

Join the annual Dinner on the Farm, a beautiful evening of fantastic food, breathtaking views of the Newton Community Farm’s fields, and the company of others who share your love of your local community farm.

And new this year…. welcome Chad and Sharon Burns of Farmstead Table, who will be preparing the meal. They are designing a special menu, highlighting fresh produce from the farm.

The registration deadline is July 5th. $75.00 for Friends of the Farm, and $85.00 for non-Friends of the Farm. Your ticket covers the cost of the dinner, and an additional contribution to NCF education programs. Please visit the website for information and registration.

July 10th, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Newton Kindergarten Soccer registration now open

Registration is now open for Newton Kindergarten Soccer. The fall program is for those children currently in kindergarten in 2017-2018. The games will be at Oak Hill Middle School beginning in September. To be eligible, children must live or attend school in Newton, including private schools. To find out more or to register, please visit

Newton Kindergarten Soccer, run by the Zervas PTO, is an introduction to soccer with a focus on making friends, learning teamwork, and developing confidence. Each spring, over 250 incoming kindergarteners and 200 current kindergarteners throughout Newton play in the league.

Players are grouped with other children who either live in the same neighborhood or who attend the same school for kindergarten, so that incoming kindergartners can meet future classmates.

Note that Lincoln-Eliot and Burr families generally participate in Garden City Soccer, and that Memorial Spaulding usually has its own program.

Newton Girls Soccer

Registration is open for Newton Girls Soccer Fall 2017 Juniors and City Programs

Newton Girls Soccer (NGS), the largest girls soccer club in New England, is now accepting registrations for their Juniors and City programs.

The NGS Juniors Program is for girls in grades K-2. The NGS City Program is for girls in grades 3-9. Both programs offer a recreation-focused soccer experience that emphasizes fun, health and exercise, skills development, and teamwork. Players of all skill levels are welcome to register. For detailed descriptions of our programs, visit our website and check out this handy summary.

The fall registration fee is $130.00. Juniors and City Registration is ongoing until August 1st. While you can still register after August 1, but we cannot guarantee placement on a team or friend requests and a $25 late fee will apply. For more details, go to 2017 Fall City Registration.

REGISTER TODAY Questions? Email

Writing tutor for students of all ages

Writing tutor for students of all ages: college essays, summer reading and enrichment. Summer is the perfect time to relax and write! If your son or daughter could benefit from some structured writing hours over the summer to work on college essays, summer assignments or the writing process, please contact Susan Gedrick. She loves working with student writers of all ages and has over fifteen years of experience as a professional writer, teacher and tutor.

Contact Susan Gedrick at 617-460-6619 or For more information, see

Deepen Your Child’s Understanding and Enjoyment of Math this Summer

Tutoring and math enrichment provided by a proven leader in math education, with over 20 years of elementary and middle school experience, multiple certifications to
support all learners, and master’s degrees in both math and education. Support for any student from K – 8. Contact Steve at or 617- 407-4484.

Summer Academic Coaching Sessions

Could your child benefit from a writing or math coach over the summer months? Absolutely!

Next Level Up Academic Coaching has been working directly with Newton families since 2009. Since there is no pressure of tests, quizzes, and grades, summer is an excellent time to focus on building and enhancing writing skills and keeping up with math skills and knowledge. In addition, the momentum that your student gains will carry through into the beginning of the new school year. They will hit the ground running that first week.

Contact 781-540-1123 or to learn more. Visit

Registration open for 17/18 Destination Imagination season

Over 350 Newton Public School students have participated in this life-changing program.  Endorsed by Superintendent David Fleishman, Destination Imagination is an all-inclusive STEAM program open to kids in grades K-12

Never heard of it?  Watch this short Newton Destination Imagination Webinar.

For a sneak peak at the 2017 – 2018 challenges, click here:

Registration is now open for the Newton Destination Imagination 2017 – 2018 program.   Please click here to register

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast presented by WCT Youth Theatre

WCT Youth Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, originally directed by Robert Jess Roth, originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features an ensemble cast of K-9th graders including Newton’s own Rhea Beaupre, Aram Brunson, Grace Dismuke, Maya Green, Nisha Jha, Sophie Lewis, Nora Linssen, Ava Lyons, Chloe Lyons, Eva Pearlman, Luke Schumacher, and Jennifer Tang. Be our guest in this popular, classic tale of magical creatures, true love, and the quest for kindness.

For more information, visit or call 617-926-ARTS.Tickets are $14 each, general admission, and are available on the website or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006

June 16th, 7:00 pm, June 17th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm, and June 18th at 2:00
MainStageTheater, Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal St, Watertown

Newton Community Farm- Kids at the Farm: Summer 2017

School is about to be out for summer, and what better way to spend it than at Newton Community Farm! Don’t delay and register today! Limited spaces available

Visit and click on summer.

Feed the chickens, harvest produce and learn what it takes to grow food sustainably, all right here in Newton. Programs for toddlers through middle school starting in June and running until August 25th. See flyer here: Farm

Have a high schooler? Check out our high school intern programs!

All welcome! Financial assistance available.