Category Archives: Education/Enrichment

Open Houses for Highlands After School Program

The Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children, is hosting Zoom Open Houses for interested families weekly in July. Here’s the link for information on how to join: https://www.highlandsafter-schoolprogram.org/announcements. This is a terrific opportunity for parents to learn more … Continue reading

ELL Summer Enrichment

Check out online ELL enrichment this summer. There are Story Times and Conversation Groups being offered over 8 weeks of the summer at the elementary level. These groups are meant to be a fun and engaging way for your child … Continue reading

Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge

Join a community of people coming together online during the pandemic this summer with Schools for Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge, #SFCDrawingChallenge. Sign up for free and get a new drawing prompt daily from July 1st – August 31st. Draw as … Continue reading

Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge

Join a community of people coming together online during the pandemic this summer with Schools for Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge, #SFCDrawingChallenge. Sign up for free and get a new drawing prompt daily from July 1st – August 31st. Draw as … Continue reading

NCE Kids Summer Programs

Newton Community Education is offering week-long, online summer programs for elementary, middle, and high school students. Join classes in the Arts, Science and Technology, and more. See the week-by-week summer-at-a-glance to plan your summer and visit newtoncommunityed.org for more information … Continue reading

NCE Kids Summer Programs

Newton Community Education is offering week-long, online summer programs for elementary, middle, and high school students. Join classes in the Arts, Science, and Technology, and more. See this week-by-week summer-at-a-glance to plan your summer and visit newtoncommunityed.org for more information … Continue reading

Summer writing camp

Summer Ink, a Boston-based writing camp for rising 5th-9th graders, is moving online this summer. Their series of four one-week sessions will start on July 6th. See the  flyer here. Financial aid may be available for qualified applicants.

Ride for Food

Want to help your Newton neighbors put food on their table? Join the Newton Food Pantry Ride for Food team! Bike, swim, walk, run or hike for hunger. This event is virtual between May 9th and October 4th. Teens ages … Continue reading

Free half-day Zoom camp for elementary students

The LigerBots, Newton’s award-winning FIRST high school robotics team, is starting a virtual summer camp for elementary students! Classes will include dance, computer programming, art, creative writing, and so much more! The camp will be running on Zoom from 9:00-12:30 … Continue reading

Soccer lessons and/or child care available

Olivia Dubin, a rising senior, 3-year starting varsity goalkeeper for Newton South Soccer and Division 1 Commit to Holy Cross. She specializes in goalkeeper training and is also fully qualified to coach young players in ball skills, tactics, and conditioning. … Continue reading