Category Archives: Events

Student Project: planting trees to honor lost lives

The 4C Tree Project aims to honor the memory of lives lost to COVID-19 by celebrating life through the planting of trees, and they need your help to make it a success. Spearheaded by Green Newton’s Environmental Youth Leadership Program, … Continue reading

Next Newton School Committee Meeting

Meeting Agenda Superintendent’s Update Public Comment Spring and Fall Planning Update Ventilation Final Update and Report Testing Working Group Update Elementary Survey Results Addendum MOA with NTA FY22 School Calendar Review: FY22 Calendar Vote: Draft Minutes: September 2, 2020 Draft … Continue reading

Building Resilience Across the Charles River Watershed

Adapting to the impacts of climate change is a daunting task but many local cities and towns are facing this challenge head-on. Having the best possible information on the impacts of climate change within your community can help guide effective … Continue reading

Heating and Cooling Older Homes for Comfort and Energy Efficiency

A free webinar for owners of older homes that need heating and cooling upgrades, or want to add central air conditioning. Speakers from Newton’s HeatSmart Program will explain how electric heat pump technology works, and how we can retrofit it … Continue reading

Looking for something to do Martin Luther King Day weekend and the following weekend?

Consider Belmont World Film’s Family Festival View the festival trailer at Belmont World Film’s Family Festival goes completely virtual this year, expanding from its typical four days to ten to allow audience members to view film at their leisure … Continue reading

Free Webinar on Environmental Justice

Join a virtual session in which Dr. Daniel Faber will speak about climate change and the ecological crisis, as well as issues of environmental and climate injustice. Environmental Injustice and the Crisis of Environmentalism January 12th, 7:00 pm Register HERE. … Continue reading

Please join Newton SEPAC for an Open Board Meeting!

Agenda: Vote on minutes of 2 past meetings Old Business: discussion of compensatory services related to Covid-19 upcoming presentations New Business January 12th 7:30 pm via Google Meet:

Adult Classes and Workshops

Take some time for yourself, expand your interests and connect with community. Check out virtual classes and workshops offered by JCC Greater Boston. Topics include babies and parenting, the benefits of Cannabis and CBD, cooking and baking, upcycling crochet, helping … Continue reading

What’s Happening at the West Suburban YMCA

Participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service This year, the Y’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is going virtual. The West Suburban YMCA is putting together care packages of succulents, a handmade card or bookmark, … Continue reading

The Newton Food Pantry TAP team is looking for your help!

The Newton Food Pantry TAP (Teen Ambassador Program) team is gearing up for their first Winter Gear Drive. Please support this initiative that will benefit NFP’s youth clients. See the flyer here for important details. They’ll be collecting items January … Continue reading