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Newton Highlands After School Program: Final Open House

The Newton Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children, is hosting a final spring Open House. This is a terrific opportunity for parents of 5th graders to learn more about the program as they plan for the next school year. Space is limited … Sign up today! For more information please contact Rochelle Acker at 617-999-4617 or visit highlandsafterschool.org. June 4th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands

Newton Community Farm’s Annual Dinner on the Farm is on the Horizon!

Join Dinner on the Farm, an annual celebration of summer that brings together food lovers, chefs, musicians and friends from across the community to share in a delicious, farm-fresh meal.

Executive Chef Chad Burns of Newton’s own Farmstead Table will once again treat guests to an artfully-crafted meals using some of the freshest produce from NCF’s fields and surrounding local farms.The Dixie Butterhounds will be back performing their irresistable, old-time southern string jams to help set the mood. And you can join in giving a warm farm welcome to new Executive Director, Karyn Novakowski.

This is an evening you don’t want to miss! Purchase your tickets at https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ncfarm/event.jsp?event=9441&.

Tickets are $75.00 for Friends of the Farm and $85.00 for non-Friends of the Farm. Friends of the Farm can also purchase tables for up to eight or ten guests. Find out more about the Friends of the Farm program at http://newtoncommunityfarm.org/about/support/join/.

Your ticket covers the cost of the dinner and an additional tax-deductible contribution to NCF education programs. Please email Cristal at admin@newtoncommunityfarm.org with any questions, or if you need any assistance with your online registration.

Dinner on the Farm is an outdoor event, which makes for an unforgettable evening. Registration closes July 11th. Dinner on the Farm is sponsored by Village Bank.

July 16th, 6:30-8:30 pm (In the unlikely event of bad weather, the rain date is July 17th)
Newton Community Fram
303 Nahanton Street, Newton Centre

Engaging themed art camps

Join a summer of playful creativity at Atelier! They are excited to offer engaging themed art camps including Art and Magic; Color, Texture and Pattern; and The Art of Exploration.

The Paper Mouse Atelier, a one-of-a-kind art studio in West Newton Square, now offers summer vacation camps for children ages 7-12. These camps are immersive creative experiences where students explore traditional media and techniques such as drawing, painting and printmaking, as well as art created from nontraditional materials and found objects, and craft projects such as bookmaking and paper marbling.

Options include weeklong (full days or mornings) and single day sessions. Find out more at www.thepapermouse.com or 617-663-8722.

1280 Washington St, West Newton

It’s not too late to sign up for creative summer fun at Maine Arts Camp!

Are you still looking for the perfect summer experience for your creative 9 to 16-year-old? Maine Arts Camp – a small, nurturing co-ed camp community located on the stunning campus of Colby College – combines all the fun of a traditional sleepaway camp with exceptionally high quality instruction across an inspirational range of arts, science, and outdoor activities.

With individualized schedules, campers can choose activities they already love and/or explore new skills and adventures. Want to combine theater and dance with baking, metalwork, tennis, robotics and film-making? Kayaking with chorus, culinary arts and stained glass? No problem! With over 60 activities to choose from, and access to Colby’s outstanding facilities, it’s all available at Maine Arts Camp.

For more information, visit www.maineartscamp.com. Please contact Rick Mades, Camp Director at maineartscamprick@gmail.com, or Anabel Cable at mainearts.anabel@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Newton Youth Players – “Hello Dolly”

Newton Youth Players is a children’s theatre company at the Newton Cultural Center at City Hall, for elementary school children who love to sing, dance, act, and construct scenery. Each summer, fall, winter and spring season they produce adaptations of popular Broadway musicals that the whole family will enjoy. The Monday cast is led by the exceptionally talented team of Co-Directors: Hannah Rosenberg and Linda Goetz. Hannah recently became a part of Newton Theatre Company as an actor and Development Director. Linda Goetz is a professional actress, writer and director; and one of the founders of the Newton Nomadic Theater.

There is still a chance to sign up for “Hello Dolly” on Mondays, September 17th  – December 17th, rehearsals 6:30 –8:00 pm. An all-time Broadway favorite, this show is the story of matchmaker Dolly Levi and her wooing of grumpy Horace Vandergelder. The setting is turn-of-the-century New York City, with its shops, famous restaurants, and plenty of young New Yorkers enjoying the scene. Registration and information is at www.newtonyouthplayers.com.

In-Home Math Tutoring

Sophomore at Brown University majoring in math with a passion for helping students with a wide-range of math tutoring needs including algebra, calculus and linear algebra is available for in-home tutoring.  He offers a structured program based on students’ individual needs at the rate of $65.00/hour.

Please feel free to call Matthew at 617-610-8444 or email Matthew_siff@brown.edu.

Avoid the Math Summer Slide!

Studies show that most students fall more than 2 months behind in math over the summer months. Summer is a great time to catch up, keep up or get a jump start on next year’s math.

Mathnasium Learning Center in Newton & Wellesley offer effective, affordable (as low as $29.00/session) tutoring with flexible individualized scheduling. To enroll or for more information, please contact 617-340-3665 or visit www.mathsummer.com.

Strawberry Festival

The Newton Cultural Alliance presents the 7th Annual Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival is a fun-filled summer celebration of arts and culture in Newton. NCA invites the community to don your fancy hats (there will be a contest!) and come to the grounds of the historic Nathaniel Allen House in West Newton. Everyone will gather for the final groundbreaking of the Allen House with Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. Celebrate summer and culture in Newton with live music, food and drink, lawn games and more. Suggested donation: $25.00

More info: http://www.newtonculture.org/ and on this flier.

June 5th, 5:00 pm
Nathaniel Allen House, 35 Webster Street

Youth pro Musica Concert

Youth pro Musica, the Greater Boston youth chorus, invites you to enjoy their Spring 2018 Concert featuring Charles Davidson’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a choral song cycle based on poems by Jewish children in the Terezin concentration camp, as well as works by Bach & Handel, and sing-alongs.

Tickets $20.00, $15.00 students & seniors, FREE under age 15
Save $5.00 by ordering online at http://youthpromusica.org/concerts

June 9th, 7:00 pm
Eliot Church, 474 Eliot Street, Newton

Youth pro Musica is a community of young singers inspired to excellence through meaningful repertoire, comprehensive musical training, and memorable collaborations and performances. YpM consists of three youth choirs, grades 2-12.

Youth pro Musica rehearses in Newton on Tuesdays, September-June. Auditions for YpM’s 2018-2019 Season: June 11th – 12th by appointment. For further information, please email auditions@youthpromusica.org

SplitFit – a New Way to Connect to Personal Trainers

SplitFit is a new app that lets you find personal trainers when and where it works for you. Every session is $20.00 and you don’t need a gym membership. This is a great way to get fit for the summer and to help training fit into your schedule.There are trainers at 15 different gyms in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton, Wellesley, and other communities.

A local mom of 3 and a personal trainer at Bodyscapes in Wellesley is offering a code to discount your first session to just $5.00. Enter code KSTHRYN961.