Category Archives: Events

Walk, roll, bike or take the bus on #FreshAirFridays

Do something good for yourself and the environment. Join Newton in celebrating #FreshAirFridays by walking, rolling, biking or taking the bus to school on Fridays this spring. Live too far to walk? Consider driving halfway and walking the rest. Visit for some tips.

Bike Rodeo for Grades K-6 at Newton South High School

Join Newton Parks and Recreation and instructors from MA Safe Routes to Schools to practice bike riding skills on Sunday April 25th.  Volunteers will help teach fun stations including knowing signs, hand signals and more.  Each child participating needs to be able to ride a bike independently.  Children must also bring their own bike, helmet, and an adult must be present for the duration of the program.  Registration for this program opens on April 15th at 6:00 pm. through this link:

Newton Bike Rodeo for Grades K-6

Newton is having its first bike rodeo where MA Safe Routes to Schools instructors will teach and review bike riding skills. Volunteers will also help teach fun stations including knowing signs and hand signals, how to care for your bike, … Continue reading

Join Newton Food Pantry’s Walk for Hunger Team!

The Newton Food Pantry is proud to be participating in Project Bread’s Virtual Walk for Hunger. Project Bread’s Walk for Hunger, founded in 1969, is the oldest and largest community fundraiser for hunger solutions in Massachusetts. The team will be … Continue reading

Citywide Food Drive April 11th

For information, check out the flyer here.

FORJ Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Solidarity Night

Come join parents, students, teachers, and community members to support our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community through an evening of learning and connection! You will learn about: – the historical and systemic roots of violence and discrimination against AAPI communities … Continue reading

NewtonSERVES Returns

Newton Community Pride, in partnership with the City of Newton, is pleased to announce the return of NewtonSERVES. With a limited capacity and the health and safety of all staff and volunteers as top priority, this local premier service project … Continue reading

Newton CPC Update

The April 13 CPC Meeting agenda is now available online for review. This will be a virtual meeting. No in-person meeting will take place at City Hall. To view and participate on your phone, download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app … Continue reading

Elementary COVID testing webinar

NPS will host a webinar for Pre-K and elementary families to learn more about COVID-19 testing in school. For more information on COVID-19 testing process and procedures, please visit this page on the district website March 30th, 6:30 – 7:30 … Continue reading

Building Resilience Across the Watershed

The Charles River Watershed Association has created a flood monitoring tool that shows flooding scenarios and the impacts of potential green infrastructure solutions along the Charles. This will equip watershed communities with the best information on community-specific impacts of climate … Continue reading