Curious to find ways to strike a healthy balance for kids growing up in this digital age? Join a panel of experts from Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry department for a screening of Screenagers. This award-winning documentary film is designed to spark a conversation between adults, students, and schools about navigating the benefits and challenges of increasing technology in our lives.
An open Q & A discussion with Newton-Wellesley’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry experts will immediately follow at 7:45 pm, featuring:
· Susan Swick, MD, Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
· Michael Jellinek, MD, Medical Director, Psychiatry, Director of Collaborative for Healthy Families and Children
· Nicole Danforth, MD, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
· Richard Ginsburg, PhD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Parents are invited to watch the film with their children (recommended for ages 10 and older). This event is free and open to the public. To register, please call 617-243-5900.
May 23rd, Film screening 6:30 pm, Q&A, 7:45 pm
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Shipley Auditorium, 2014 Washington Street, Newton
All Newton Public Schools families and kids are invited to register for the first annual Newton South Dance Marathon to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital. The Dance Marathon, organized by Newton South’s Raise A Smile Club, will include performances by SASA’s Zamaana, Newtones, KungFu, and Brown Middle School’s DEAFinitely as well as food, raffles, tattoos, face painting, and, or course, dancing!
Register now at https://events.dancemarathon.com/event/NSHS2018
May 25th, 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Newton South cafeteria
The Newton Memorial Day Parade will take place at 3:00 pm on Sunday May 27th.
Click here for the Parade Flyer
and here for infoamtion about the Parade Scavenger Hunt
“I wanted to share in the telling of stories of people of color in our community. A long overdue opportunity to reaffirm that yes, we are here.”- Student performer, The Monologue Project: Voices of Color, 2017.
Join Newton Theatre Company, in partnership with Newton North High School, Newton South High School and Newton Department of Health and Human Services, as it brings back to the stage for the second year in a row The Monologue Project: Voices of Color! Similarly to last year, this show is part of a Festival of the Arts in Newton.
The Monologue Project promises to be a unique and inspiring event, showcasing Newton students of color as they perform their own original prose and poetic writing. The show will be followed by a talkback with the performers. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this artistic, community event and to support Newton youth as they share their stories.
The show runs June 1st – 3rd with two evening performances June 1st and 2nd and one afternoon performance June 3rd. Admission to the show is free and there is no need to get tickets beforehand. More information can be found at www.NewtonTheatreCompany.com
June 1st and 2nd, 7:30 pm; June 3rd, 2:00 pm
Cultural Center Auditorium, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton
You are invited to the Newton South Science Department Open House. This event will include a wide range of displays of student work in science and engineering as well as student speakers. Please click here for flyer: http://newtonptocouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/ScienceOpenHouse2018.docx
May 31st, 3:30 – 6:30 pm
Newton South, Cutler and Wheeler Science area