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Vacation Week Family Movie Day

The Newton Parks & Recreation Department and West Newton Cinema have teamed up to offer family movies on February 22rd. Coco and Paddington 2 will run at 11:00 am.

Special pricing is $8.00 and includes movie, popcorn and drink. Ticket sales (cash only) begin at 10:00 am. See http://www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/87710 for more information.

Great concert, great cause

Mark your calendars for an amazing concert featuring Gospel and Jewish music to support the Mass Ave Baptist Church’s Project Manna – hot meal program and food pantry to benefit the homeless and hungry.

Some of the groups that will be performing are the Mass Ave Baptist Church Choir, Boston
Children’s Chorus – Young Men’s Ensemble, Gospel Love Tones, Shir SHalom from Temple Shalom, Guys in Ties from Temple Emanuel and MORE! Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for students and seniors. For more informationa and tickets, visit
www.templeemanuel.com/projectmannaconcert.

March 20th, 7:00 pm
Temple Emanuel, Newton

Job opportunity

Newton Community Education has an opening for a part-time onsite coordinator to assist with evening adult classes at Newton North.

This is an immediate opening. The job description is available here: Coordinator.

Interested candidates should email robin_shaevel@newton.k12.ma.us with he subject: OSC.

Job opportunity

Do you like to get things done? Would you like to use your organizational skills to benefit a local non-profit?

Newton Community Farm is hiring an Office Administrator and Events Coordinator to keep operations running smoothly and put on their community events. NCF is a small, educational farm offering year round programming for pre-K through adults. The farm supports summer and late fall CSAs, an onsite farm stand, farmers’; market, and weekly donations to local food pantries.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized, detail-oriented person who is comfortable with database input and reports, and can also be a warm, friendly face to our community and volunteers. Experience with a nonprofit CRM a plus. This is a part-time position of approximately 12 to 15 hours per week,  offering flexibility in days and hours of work, and working from remote location. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively important. $18.00 per hour.

Please visit http://newtoncommunityfarm.org/about/people/staff/job-openings/
for more information.

Newton Youth Players Now on Mondays too!

Due to overwhelming demand, Newton Youth Players is delighted to announce a fourth day! Starting on March 26th, “Bye Bye Birdie” will have another cast: Monday!

The location is the same: Newton City Hall, the time is a little different: 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Enroll now at www.newtonyouthplayers.com

The exciting new addition to the Newton Youth Players family is the exceptionally
talented team of Co-Directors: Hannah Rosenberg and Linda Goetz.

Hannah Rosenberg is thrilled to join Newton Youth Players as a director for” Bye Bye
Birdie”! Hannah has been involved in theatre since a young child and 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. In recent years she was nominated for Best Actress
by the Independent Reviewers of New England for her role as Lady Macbeth with the
FUDGE Theatre.

Free Workshop on Body Confidence

Free workshop on building body confidence in our children:

Are you a parent or caregiver? In our image-driven world it may seem hard to foster
body confidence in our children. Join this FREE MEDA event to learn how to help your child have a happy & healthy relationship with their body. Come learn strategies for success. Children who feel good about their bodies are: LESS likely to develop eating issues, MORE likely to participate in sports and extra curricular activities, LESS likely to use drugs and alcohol, MORE likely to develop a healthy relationship with exercise.

For more information and to RSVP go to https://tinyurl.com/y8zdmoq8

MEDA (Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association) is a Newton based nonprofit
located at 288 Walnut Street, Suite 130, Newton.

Sign up for the 2018 MEDA conference today!

Elementary parent’s hours

Seeking infant care for 8 month old baby, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm on weekdays, not Tuesdays. Must be a Non-smoker, experienced, $20.00/hour. On Adams near Washington, Newton Corner/Newtonville. Please contact elhauge@verizon.net.

After school babysitter needed

A Newton family with 3 children is looking for an after school babysitter to join their
family. The children are 13, 10, and 6 years-old respectively.

Duties are mainly to pick up the children from school and drive them to and from their activities. Must have own car. Reference required. Please contact Sophie at sophie48us@yahoo.com.

Get involved in working for connected communities and racial justice!

Calling all parents who want to get involved in working for connected school communities and racial justice!

Join FORJ – Families Organizing for Racial Justice – to learn what several Newton Public Schools are doing to bring their communities together while working to reduce racism and injustice on many levels.

After the presentations, you will have time to meet and talk with other parents at your child’s or teen’s school. This is a great opportunity to get inspired and meet people across Newton who care about racial justice and want to develop their cultural competence.

February 8th, 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Angier Elementary School

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/B75q1Qyfsx5ZG4m93

To learn more, visit https://forjnewton.com/. Want to join the mailing list to learn about future opportunities? Please email the FORJ Coordinator at amy@amybehrens.com and put “JOIN FORJ” in the subject. Be sure to include your name and what schools your children attend.

The next meeting on February 28th,  6:30 – 8:30 pm is “Talking to Children about Race and Racism: Why and How?” Come to learn effective ways to talk with your children about race and racism next week in Boston at the beautiful Salvation Army Kroc Center, 650 Dudley St. Dorchester, MA 02125. There is ample parking around this community center, but you can also carpool or take the T to Dudley Station and walk over easily.
Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newton-metco-parent-meeting-tickets-41384289524

 

Local couple seeks 6 month rental

Working couple w/2 cars seek 3 bedroom, 1½-2bth rental for 6 months starting March 1st or April 1st in Newton, Brookline, Brighton, Chestnut Hill, W. Roxbury, JP; near T.

They are Newton homeowners with an adult daughter who seek a 6 month rental (house or apartment, furnished or unfurnished) while their house undergoes renovation, starting on March 1st or April 1st. Preferences include walking proximity to basic shopping and public transportation for downtown commute. They are non-smokers, make active use of a kitchen and their only pet is a well-behaved rabbit who spends most of her time in a cage. They will need access to 24/7 parking for two cars.

The location preferences are Newton, Brookline, Brighton, Chestnut Hill, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury, but would consider other very close-by areas if they provide walking proximity to the T and/or commuter rail.

Please contact Amy and Jim at 617-861-7358 or 617-698-2252, x1.