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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

Newton Families for In-Person Leaning

Newton Families for In-Person Leaning is a group of concerned parents who are advocating for a return to the classroom for Newton students. Their primary focus is on the high school students however members include parents of elementary and middle … Continue reading

BASCP in the Cloud RemoteProgramming

The Bowen After School Care Program is running remote programming for families in the Newton community, welcoming all K-5 children. For a low monthly rate, your child will have access to numerous engaging opportunities throughout the week.  In November, the … Continue reading

Donations Needed

Do you have small appliances you’d like to donate?  Welcome Home, a nonprofit in Newton Centre, accepts used household donations.  They are low on blenders, toasters and coffeemakers.  Make an appointment to drop off your unwanted items by emailing … 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

Free on-line tutoring/mentoring program

LigerBots have created a free online mentor/tutoring program this fall. In order to offer more support to elementary students–as well as provide teaching opportunities to high schoolers– they’ve created an online program in which they pair high school mentors with … 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

Announcement for Director Level Position

The Director of Cemetery Services is an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling position where one can make a lasting difference. It’s a senior level position at Newton Cemetery & Arboretum and a rare opportunity to lead a well-established department in a … Continue reading