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Newton Community Farm’s Annual Dinner on the Farm is on the Horizon!

Join Dinner on the Farm, an annual celebration of summer that brings together food lovers, chefs, musicians and friends from across the community to share in a delicious, farm-fresh meal.

Executive Chef Chad Burns of Newton’s own Farmstead Table will once again treat guests to an artfully-crafted meals using some of the freshest produce from NCF’s fields and surrounding local farms.The Dixie Butterhounds will be back performing their irresistable, old-time southern string jams to help set the mood. And you can join in giving a warm farm welcome to new Executive Director, Karyn Novakowski.

This is an evening you don’t want to miss! Purchase your tickets at https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ncfarm/event.jsp?event=9441&.

Tickets are $75.00 for Friends of the Farm and $85.00 for non-Friends of the Farm. Friends of the Farm can also purchase tables for up to eight or ten guests. Find out more about the Friends of the Farm program at http://newtoncommunityfarm.org/about/support/join/.

Your ticket covers the cost of the dinner and an additional tax-deductible contribution to NCF education programs. Please email Cristal at admin@newtoncommunityfarm.org with any questions, or if you need any assistance with your online registration.

Dinner on the Farm is an outdoor event, which makes for an unforgettable evening. Registration closes July 11th. Dinner on the Farm is sponsored by Village Bank.

July 16th, 6:30-8:30 pm (In the unlikely event of bad weather, the rain date is July 17th)
Newton Community Fram
303 Nahanton Street, Newton Centre

It’s not too late to sign up for creative summer fun at Maine Arts Camp!

Are you still looking for the perfect summer experience for your creative 9 to 16-year-old? Maine Arts Camp – a small, nurturing co-ed camp community located on the stunning campus of Colby College – combines all the fun of a traditional sleepaway camp with exceptionally high quality instruction across an inspirational range of arts, science, and outdoor activities.

With individualized schedules, campers can choose activities they already love and/or explore new skills and adventures. Want to combine theater and dance with baking, metalwork, tennis, robotics and film-making? Kayaking with chorus, culinary arts and stained glass? No problem! With over 60 activities to choose from, and access to Colby’s outstanding facilities, it’s all available at Maine Arts Camp.

For more information, visit www.maineartscamp.com. Please contact Rick Mades, Camp Director at maineartscamprick@gmail.com, or Anabel Cable at mainearts.anabel@gmail.com if you have any questions.

In-Home Math Tutoring

Sophomore at Brown University majoring in math with a passion for helping students with a wide-range of math tutoring needs including algebra, calculus and linear algebra is available for in-home tutoring.  He offers a structured program based on students’ individual needs at the rate of $65.00/hour.

Please feel free to call Matthew at 617-610-8444 or email Matthew_siff@brown.edu.

Avoid the Math Summer Slide!

Studies show that most students fall more than 2 months behind in math over the summer months. Summer is a great time to catch up, keep up or get a jump start on next year’s math.

Mathnasium Learning Center in Newton & Wellesley offer effective, affordable (as low as $29.00/session) tutoring with flexible individualized scheduling. To enroll or for more information, please contact 617-340-3665 or visit www.mathsummer.com.

Strawberry Festival

The Newton Cultural Alliance presents the 7th Annual Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival is a fun-filled summer celebration of arts and culture in Newton. NCA invites the community to don your fancy hats (there will be a contest!) and come to the grounds of the historic Nathaniel Allen House in West Newton. Everyone will gather for the final groundbreaking of the Allen House with Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. Celebrate summer and culture in Newton with live music, food and drink, lawn games and more. Suggested donation: $25.00

More info: http://www.newtonculture.org/ and on this flier.

June 5th, 5:00 pm
Nathaniel Allen House, 35 Webster Street

Youth pro Musica Concert

Youth pro Musica, the Greater Boston youth chorus, invites you to enjoy their Spring 2018 Concert featuring Charles Davidson’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a choral song cycle based on poems by Jewish children in the Terezin concentration camp, as well as works by Bach & Handel, and sing-alongs.

Tickets $20.00, $15.00 students & seniors, FREE under age 15
Save $5.00 by ordering online at http://youthpromusica.org/concerts

June 9th, 7:00 pm
Eliot Church, 474 Eliot Street, Newton

Youth pro Musica is a community of young singers inspired to excellence through meaningful repertoire, comprehensive musical training, and memorable collaborations and performances. YpM consists of three youth choirs, grades 2-12.

Youth pro Musica rehearses in Newton on Tuesdays, September-June. Auditions for YpM’s 2018-2019 Season: June 11th – 12th by appointment. For further information, please email auditions@youthpromusica.org

Write Successful Essays for Your College Application

Rising seniors, summer is the perfect time to start working on your college application essay and Newton Community Education can help you prepare. Their “Write Successful Essays for Your College Application” course will help you create a standout essay. You’ll work with a professional writer who will help you choose your topic and improve your writing style. Start by discussing what colleges are looking for, and then, you’ll write.

You’ll receive weekly written feedback on your essays as well as helpful critiques from your classmates. By the end of the class you’ll be well on your way towards completion of two Common Application essays, and you’ll get a handle on other essays your college applications may require. You can take the class at Newton North or Newton South. The South class will run 4 Wednesdays beginning July 11th . The North class will run 4 Thursdays beginning July 12th. To register, newtoncommunityed.org or call 617-559-6999.

SplitFit – a New Way to Connect to Personal Trainers

SplitFit is a new app that lets you find personal trainers when and where it works for you. Every session is $20.00 and you don’t need a gym membership. This is a great way to get fit for the summer and to help training fit into your schedule.There are trainers at 15 different gyms in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton, Wellesley, and other communities.

A local mom of 3 and a personal trainer at Bodyscapes in Wellesley is offering a code to discount your first session to just $5.00. Enter code KSTHRYN961.

Plugged in

There are still some spaces available in this year’s Music that Matters Summer Camp. The camp is for ages 11-18 and includes band class, songwriting, recording a song for a CD, music video, workshops, offsite events, and performance opportunities. Each session ends with a benefit concert that raises money for a charitable organization chosen by the students themselves. Plugged In provides a nurturing and supportive community to which young musicians feel a sense of belonging, an opportunity to express and be acknowledged for their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others around the world. In addition to summer camp, Plugged In offers weekly ensemble band classes during the fall and spring, private lessons and songwriting workshops.

MTM runs from a unique nonprofit youth rock band program in Needham where young musicians of all levels and needs are welcome.

MTM runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and is offered in (2) two week sessions from July 9th – 20th and July 23rd – August 3rd. Students can sign up for one or both sessions. Late pick up is available. Information and online registration form is at www.pluggedinband.org/programs/summer-program/.

Founded in 2002, Plugged In now has over 150 students from all over Massachusetts. Some of the students experience emotional and learning difficulties, such as ADD, depression, and low-self-esteem and/or have special needs such as autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. In the loving and non-competitive atmosphere at Plugged In, all differences are transcended through a shared passion for music, the teamwork involved with using music to help others and an atmosphere of compassion and fun.

In addition to weekly ensemble band classes, private lessons, songwriting workshops, summer camp and community performances, five times a year Plugged In students perform in benefit concerts that raise money for causes and organizations chosen by the students themselves. Plugged In provides a nurturing and supportive community to which young musicians feel a sense of belonging, an opportunity to express and be acknowledged for their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others around the world.

Dance for a Great Cause!

All Newton Public Schools families and kids are invited to register for the first annual Newton South Dance Marathon to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital. The Dance Marathon, organized by Newton South’s Raise A Smile Club, will include performances by SASA’s Zamaana, Newtones, KungFu, and Brown Middle School’s DEAFinitely as well as food, raffles, tattoos, face painting, and, or course, dancing!

Register now at https://events.dancemarathon.com/event/NSHS2018

May 25th, 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Newton South cafeteria