Category Archives: Events

Public information sessions coming up

Newton Safe Routes to School would like Newton families to know about two upcoming public information sessions. 1. Commonwealth Ave Carriageway proposal to create two-way bike travel on the Carriageway; right now biking is only formally allowed for those traveling … Continue reading

Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council Declares a Pumpkin War Contest!

The Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council is hosting a virtual pumpkin carving/decorating contest as a replacement for their usual “Halloween at the Hyde” Haunted House event. Gift cards to local sweet shop, Indulge!, will be awarded to top entries in … Continue reading

Last days of Historic Newton’s Homestead Hayfest

Historic Newton’s Homestead Hayfest Goes Online! October 7th – October 14th FREE Visit this page anytime during the week for online exhibits about what life was like in Newton in the 1800s with activities you can try at home.

Dine Local: Keep Making Memories Contest

The Newton-Needham Dining Collaborative has devised a fun and tasty way for you to support local restaurants. Whether it’s take out, delivery, outdoor dining , socially distanced inside seating, or a gift card for a friend, the Dine Local: Keep … Continue reading

West Suburban YMCA reimagines annual fundraiser event

A Fall season without the YMCA Fundraiser would be  ‘Inconceivable’ so the West Suburban YMCA will host a reimagined version of their signature fall fundraiser event, inviting the community to enjoy a drive-in movie in the Y’s parking lot and … Continue reading

Coping in Times of COVID Chaos and Political Uncertainty

Dr. Julie Gardner Mandel, PhD,  a Clinical Psychologist at MGH and a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School, is starting a weekly, 100% Zoom, support group called, “Coping in Times of COVID Chaos and Political Uncertainty.” The group will meet … Continue reading

Halloween Window Decorating Event

The 2020 Newton Halloween Window Decorating Event, now in its 21st year, will look a little different this fall but still remains a wonderful tradition in Newton, providing a safe and fun opportunity for Newton area students, as well as … Continue reading

Newton SEPAC Open Board Meetings

Please note below the dates for Newton SEPAC Open Board Meetings for the 2020/21 school year. Meetings will be held via zoom, at 7:00pm on the following dates. Meeting reminders, including zoom info and agenda will be announced and posted … Continue reading

7th annual Newton Turkey Trot 5K Virtual Edition

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s race will support the Newton Turkey Trot mission while at the same time adhering to local and federal guidelines around social distancing. There will not be a traditional race day, runners will … Continue reading

Historic Newton’s Homestead Hayfest Goes Online!

The annual Homestead Hayfest, a FREE family-friendly day of 19th century activities and crafts will go online this year! Visit Homestead Hayfest anytime during the week of October 7th – 14th for online exhibits about what life was like in … Continue reading