Category Archives: Education/Enrichment

Youth Commission seeks teens and adults

Interested in meeting other teens, discussing issues that impact youth city-wide, and planning teen-focused events, workshops, and other leadership activities? Join the Newton Youth Commission! View the flyer here Youth Commission. Seeking interested youth in grades 8-12 to join the … Continue reading

Do Your Part – Be Water Smart!

A note from the City of Newton’s Health and Human Services Department. Summer is right around the corner! As we all get ready for the Fourth of July and in light of the recent drownings around the state, it’s important … Continue reading

“Let’s Get to Work!”

The City of Newton’s Youth Commission is sponsoring a virtual workshop “Let’s Get to Work!”. The focus of the workshop is to provide information to high school aged youth about the work available for the summer and beyond in Newton, … Continue reading

Honor Thy Teacher

If you’re looking for a way to say “Thank You!” to your child’s teacher or other school staff as this extremely unusual school year comes to a close, please consider Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher campaign. It’s an opportunity … Continue reading

Inclusive Youth Music Program – In-Person and Global

Plugged In is a unique, inclusive nonprofit youth rock band program where young musicians of all levels and needs are welcome. In person and virtual summer session programs begin the week of June 28th. More information and online registration can … Continue reading

Newton Free Library Community Survey

Newton Free Library is delighted to offer regular services this June! Whether you visit the Library several times a week, you haven’t been to the Library in a year, or you have never used the Library, they want to hear … Continue reading

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

Summer activities for your science-loving student

Looking for summer activities for your science-loving student? New England Sci-Tech, the premier local STEM Education Center and Makerspace, has a variety of classes, clubs and workshops this summer: from competitive robotics clubs to beginner astronomy classes to support for … 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