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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

“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

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

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