Upcoming Events

Spanish Conversation Group @ Senior Center

9:00 am-10:30 am (weekly all summer)
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Drop in if you wish to practice Spanish in an informal setting. We will talk (in Spanish) about whatever we did the past week, controversial current events, or whatever strikes us as interesting. Enjoy practicing the language in a very friendly, relaxed atmosphere


  • Cultural

Cutting the Cord on Cable

1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St., Newtonville

Find out about the cable alternatives available to consumers today. We'll weigh pros and cons to these alternatives in hopes that you'll be able to decide if cutting the cord is right for you! We'll also be having demonstrations of some of the options to stream these alternatives to your TV. This program is offered by an instructor from the Newton Free Library. Register with the Front Desk at 617-796-1660. Free.


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  • Educational
  • Seniors

Sense of Scandinavia Opening Reception

4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton

Scandinavia.The word brings many stunning visual images to mind. How does a single word shape an artist’s work?

Join us for the opening of Sense of Scandinavia as artists from Newton Art Association display works on this theme.
Works will be on display through June. Please call 617-527-6566 for times.


  • Cultural

Join in the fun for the Newton Memorial Day Parade!

Sunday, May 29, 2016
3:00pm; Kid's scavenger hunt @ 2:00 Senior Center
Starting at NNHS ending in Nonantum

The Annual Newton Memorial Day Parade will step off from Newton North High School on Sunday May 29th @ 3:00pm.  Tyrone Powell, U.S. Airman in Vietnam, and 42 year veteran of the Newton Police Department is the parade’s Grand Marshal. 



  • Cultural

Tai Chi at the JCC!

Monday, May 30, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center

Tai Chi!!!Tai Chi Class

The JCC is offering an eight-week Tai Chi class for beginners on Mondays starting on April 4 to June 6! Tai Chi is a relaxing yet invigorating series of movements. All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to join! Balance, coordination, body awareness, and focus are just a few of the many areas this class targets.

Tune-up your parenting before those long summer days!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Ely Center, 84 Rowe St
Wouldn't it be great to head into summer with confidence that you have an effective parenting approach that fosters a positive relationship with your child, reduces challenging behavior, and builds your child's skills in self-regulation, communication and problem-solving? Come learn the Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving parenting approach (last opportunity before Sept):


  • Educational

Native Plants and Invasive Species

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Horticulturist Bruce Wenning will give a talk on some of the more common exotic invasive woody plants that are found in Newton and the surrounding communities. Learn about the traits of these pest-like plants and why they really are detrimental to our native ecosystems. Control options will also be discussed. Mr. Wenning has over 20 years’ experience working with volunteer groups and private clients in the control of exotic invasive plant projects.


  • Cultural