Category Archives: Events

Webster Woods Proposal to Newton CPC Now Online

The next Newton Community Preservation Committee meeting is scheduled for September 13th at 7:00 pm, City Hall Room 204. Please note the unusual day of the week, to avoid Rosh Hashanah.

This agenda includes a public hearing and potential CPC funding vote on a proposal requesting $100,000 for professional services related to preservation of open space at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway / Webster Woods. The proposal is now online from Proposals & Projects – Pending at www.newtonma.gov/cpa.

Written comments on this proposal that are received by August 24th will be forwarded to the CPC ahead of the hearing. Any additional agenda requests and their associated written materials for this meeting must also be received by August 24h.

Webster Woods Proposal to Newton CPC Now Online

The next Newton Community Preservation Committee meeting is scheduled for September 13th at 7:00 pm, City Hall Room 204. Please note the unusual day of the week, to avoid Rosh Hashanah.

This agenda includes a public hearing and potential CPC funding vote on a proposal requesting $100,000 for professional services related to preservation of open space at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway / Webster Woods. The proposal is now online from Proposals & Projects – Pending at www.newtonma.gov/cpa.

Written comments on this proposal that are received by August 24th will be forwarded to the CPC ahead of the hearing. Any additional agenda requests and their associated written materials for this meeting must also be received by August 24h.

Save the Date for Newton Community Farm’s 2018 Fall Festival!

Even though summer is still at its height, at Newton Community Farm they are already thinking of fall sweaters, apple cider, and cool nights. And that means NCF’s Fall Festival—a fun, annual community event for kids and families with pumpkin decorating, a farm treasure hunt, delicious snacks and food, and a lively kids’ sing-along. Come down to the farm and join in on the fun on September 23rd from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

NCF is currently looking for volunteers to help run the event, a few folks to help put lawn signs around Newton (http://bit.ly/FFlawnsigns) to help us get the word out and some friends to help on the day of the festival (http://bit.ly/2018FFvolunteers). It’s a really fun event and a great way to support your local community farm.

Please consider signing up today!

Save the Date for Newton Community Farm’s 2018 Fall Festival!

Even though summer is still at its height, at Newton Community Farm they are already thinking of fall sweaters, apple cider, and cool nights. And that means NCF’s Fall Festival—a fun, annual community event for kids and families with pumpkin decorating, a farm treasure hunt, delicious snacks and food, and a lively kids’ sing-along. Come down to the farm and join in on the fun on September 23rd from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

NCF is currently looking for volunteers to help run the event, a few folks to help put lawn signs around Newton (http://bit.ly/FFlawnsigns) to help us get the word out and some friends to help on the day of the festival (http://bit.ly/2018FFvolunteers). It’s a really fun event and a great way to support your local community farm.

Please consider signing up today!

Historic Newton Events

FREE WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON
September 1st and 2nd, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Everyone is invited to enjoy free admission to the museums.

Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue. Admission: Free. Information: 617-796-1450


STORYTIME – STORMY WEATHER
September 5th, 10:00 am

Learn more about Native People in Newton and get the chance to handle some historical artifacts. They’ll read Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, and preschoolers and their caregivers will make their own storm cloud windsocks. For a complete schedule of ongoing Storytime events, go to www.newtonma.gov/story.

Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street. Admission: Free. Information:  617-796-1450


STORYTIME – WELCOME AUTUMN
September 22nd, 9:30 am

Explore the Durant-Kenrick House and Ground and welcome the fall foliage to Newton! They will read Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert. Preschoolers and their caregivers have the chance to go outside and create their own nature collages. For a complete schedule of ongoing Storytime events, go to www.newtonma.gov/story.

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue. Admission: Free. Information: 617-796-1450


HOMESTEAD HAYFEST
September 30th, Noon – 4:00 pm

Drop in for a day of old-fashioned fun at the annual hands-on family festival. Try 19th century activities, including butter making, cider pressing, and candle dipping. Jump into a burlap sack for a race or play the hoop-tossing game of graces. Enjoy ice cream from Cabot’s and a bake sale.

Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street. Admission: Free. Information:  617-796-1450