Category Archives: Summer

Free ice cream social with your Newton fire fighters

Meet Newton firefighters, enjoy free ice cream and strengthen our community. Please click here to see the flyer: Ice Cream social.

June 17th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Station 3, 31 Willow Street, Newton Centre

Boston Athletic Training Open House

The upcoming open house will include free group training, prize giveaways and information about summer programming. BAT offers training for all athletes in both Speed + Agility and Strength & Conditioning. They also offer high quality skills training for both football and basketball players!

All athletes ages 8+

June 22nd, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road

Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys Summer Kickoff Concert at City Hall!

All are invited to the War Memorial at City Hall as we blast into summer with Newton Free Library’s annual kickoff. Learn about the wonderful programs and reading opportunities revolving around the theme of space!

Vanessa Trien and her band the Jumping Monkeys will be performing a highly interactive and energetic show, featuring plenty of group singing and movement. For all ages. View the flyer here: Summer Kickoff.

June 18th, 5:30 pm
Newton City Hall

Summer Reading Lists

Summer is a wonderful time for students to relax and read books they enjoy!

The district has created a webpage with recommendations for summer reading for elementary schools. For middle and high schools, you will find summer reading assignments, as well as suggestions for books in a whole variety of genres.

Here is the link: http://bit.ly/newtonsummerbooks2019

There is something for everyone! Enjoy your summer and happy reading!

In-Home Tutoring for Test-Prep and High-School Courses

Matt Siff, currently a junior at Brown University majoring in Computer Science and Economics, has long had a passion for helping students with a wide-range of math tutoring needs including algebra, calculus and linear algebra.  He recently started a tutoring company called Next Door Tutors which  specializes in tutoring for the ACT and SAT as well as nearly any high-school subject. All of their tutors have recently gone through the college-process with an average ACT score of a 35 and offer a structured tutoring program based on students’ individual needs.

For more information, please call Matt at 617-610-8444, email MyNextDoorTutors@gmail.com, or visit the website www.MyNextDoorTutors.com.

¡Aprendamos español!

Experienced, certified, licensed Spanish teacher will provide private, tailored tutoring/support in grammar, literature, writing, and conversation at all levels during the summer months and/or academic year. Please contact Libby at libby@libbysands.com or 617-256-4780.

Summer Art Programs at the Y

The West Suburban Y is offering five different weeks of full-day programming, including an introductory arts and music workshop (Explorations!), a deeper dive into the music business (Rock Band), and an opportunity for singers 10+ to learn both a cappella and Broadway repertoire (Vocal Workshop).

Youth of all ages are welcome, and there’s a program for everyone!  For more information and to sign up, click www.wsymca.org/arts. Financial Assistance is also available for all programs. Visit  https://www.wsymca.org/membership/financial-assistance.

¡Hola Amigos!

Spanish teacher with many years experience working for NCE at several elementary schools in the Newton area has time available for private or semi-private tutoring through out the summer. Please contact Hilda at hildarosaq@yahoo.com or call 781-216-8168  evenings.

Looking for Summer and Next Fall dance class options?

All That Jazz Dance Studio in Nonantum is still accepting registration for their award winning dance classes! It is not too late to sign up for dance camp in August and summer session running in July and August.

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is ongoing as well. Please contact Miss Deb Lifson Vogel (a fellow Newton Parent!) at missdeb@allthatjazznewton.com or 617-641-0784 for more information about this wonderful dance community.

Register online at www.allthatjazznewton.com!

Free Summer Music program

Boston Music Institute is offering a FREE morning orchestra program this August at Driscoll School in Brookline. There will be three, week-long sessions, and students may sign up for one, two or three weeks.

BMI also offers optional, low-cost afternoon small ensembles and SAT/SSAT/ACT prep classes. The free large ensemble runs 9:30 am to Noon and is for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion – ages 8 to 19.

The goal of this program is to provide students from beginning through advanced-intermediate instrumental ability with a rigorous and fun ensemble playing experience, taught by high-level instructors from BMI, in order to grow and develop their individual musicianship and group playing. For more infoamtion, visit Boston Music Institute (BMI).