Category Archives: Events

Calling All Foodies!

Join James Beard Award winning author, Michael W. Twitty, for an engaging conversation moderated by Chef Bill, a Massachusetts-based chef and author. African American culinary historian Michael W. Twitty knew there was a giant hole in the story of American … Continue reading

She’s Running for Q and to cure Retinal Conditions

At age 3, Quentin was diagnosed with a rare bilateral eye condition that can cause vision loss due to complications from the splitting of the retinal lining. This past winter, Quentin suffered a sudden loss of vision in his right … Continue reading

Newtones live concert Acafest! – June 4th

The award-winning Newton South Newtones a cappella performs their first live show in more than a year and a half! Acafest is an annual Newtones tradition where the group sings their complete set of songs from the year and celebrates … Continue reading

CAP Parenting to Prevent Child Assault Webinar

It can be very hard for parents to start a conversation with their child about sexual assault. What can you say without frightening them? That’s why fewer than half of parents do. But, when parents play a role in empowering … Continue reading

Crossing Guard and Bus/Van Driver Appreciation Day – June 11th

Help us show our crossing guards and bus and van drivers how much we appreciate their help getting to school safely. They have been with us through the pandemic, shifting schedules multiple times and keeping us safe throughout. Please have … Continue reading

Public Hearing for Levingston Cove Improvement Project’s CPA Funding Proposal – June 8th

On May 21st, the City’s Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department (PRC) submitted a proposal for construction funding for improvements to Crystal Lake’s Levingston Cove. The proposal requests $1,440,344 for the preservation, restoration and rehabilitation of Levingston Cove in the Recreation … Continue reading

Help replenish Kids Club bags

Are you looking for a fun and meaningful activity? Centre Street Food Pantry, located in Newton Center, needs your help! Every week, they provide families with children with extra bags of food, filled with snacks that kiddos love. Currently, the … Continue reading

Your input requested

The City of Newton is trying to learn about Newton community members’ experiences of and visions for their village centers to inform zoning proposals! Engagement will include a Vision Kit to explore your village center(s), an interactive survey, and Focus … Continue reading

2021 Newton SEPAC Special Educator Virtual Awards!

Nominations are now OPEN for the 2021 Newton SEPAC Special Educator Virtual Awards! Please go to to submit your nominations by May 17th. Here’s how the 2021 “Virtual” Awards will work: Families will submit nominations using the Google Form Each … Continue reading

Newton Food Pantry BIPOC Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a member of the Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community? Your help is needed at the Newton Food Pantry! Do you want to be a part of a local nonprofit that helps countless residents every week … Continue reading