Category Archives: Events

YMCA participates in 5 Days of Action to promote child protection during COVID-19

The West Suburban YMCA is participating in the Five Days of Action, a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. The West Suburban YMCA encourages adults and organizations in the community … Continue reading

Newton Schools Foundation Transforms Newton Inspires

Newton Schools Foundation transforms Newton Inspires into a Virtual Speaker Series Newton native Jason Hehir, the director of the 2020 Emmy award-winning Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance, will kick off Newton Schools Foundation’s 10th annual Newton Inspires: A Celebration … Continue reading

Virtual Tanzanian Cooking Class

Join a fun and interactive cooking class with Nurturing Minds Board members Jane Juma-Nyamunga and Rukia Marijani Mchumo, where you will learn how to make four Tanzanian dishes – all while in the comfort of your own home! Standard Ticket: … Continue reading

Virtual Photo Safari & Silent Auction

Join a virtual photo safari with safari guide Brad Hansen of GeoEx. This exciting evening will include wildlife photography and storytelling, a message from a SEGA student, and a virtual auction where you can bid on unique auction items, Tanzanian … Continue reading

Newton Turkey Trot

Ever wondered where to get that T-shirt you see running around Newton?  Get yours for free when you register by November 2nd for the 7th annual, and hopefully only virtual, Newton Turkey Trot – We Will Trot On Together, Apart! … Continue reading

Public information sessions coming up

Newton Safe Routes to School would like Newton families to know about two upcoming public information sessions. 1. Commonwealth Ave Carriageway proposal to create two-way bike travel on the Carriageway; right now biking is only formally allowed for those traveling … Continue reading

Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council Declares a Pumpkin War Contest!

The Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council is hosting a virtual pumpkin carving/decorating contest as a replacement for their usual “Halloween at the Hyde” Haunted House event. Gift cards to local sweet shop, Indulge!, will be awarded to top entries in … Continue reading

Last days of Historic Newton’s Homestead Hayfest

Historic Newton’s Homestead Hayfest Goes Online! October 7th – October 14th FREE Visit this page anytime during the week for online exhibits about what life was like in Newton in the 1800s with activities you can try at home.

Dine Local: Keep Making Memories Contest

The Newton-Needham Dining Collaborative has devised a fun and tasty way for you to support local restaurants. Whether it’s take out, delivery, outdoor dining , socially distanced inside seating, or a gift card for a friend, the Dine Local: Keep … Continue reading

West Suburban YMCA reimagines annual fundraiser event

A Fall season without the YMCA Fundraiser would be  ‘Inconceivable’ so the West Suburban YMCA will host a reimagined version of their signature fall fundraiser event, inviting the community to enjoy a drive-in movie in the Y’s parking lot and … Continue reading