Category Archives: Other

Newton Families Organizing for Racial Justice Book Group

December 16th, Brown Middle School library (parents and teens- 13 +)
The Hate You Give (movie)
Angie Thomas

February 25th,  Newton Free Public Library, Room B (adults)
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
Beverly Daniel Tatum

April 29th, Newton Free Public Library, Room B (adults)
White Fragility
Robin Diangelo

June 22nd, location TBA (parents and teens 13+)
Born A Crime
Trevor Noah

Newton’s Park and Recreation Department’s Open House

Join for coffee and conversation and live music from 10:00 – 11:00 am, and then an animal show from Curious Critters from 11:00 – 12:00 noon. There will be class demonstrations and information about this historic building. This event is free and children of all ages, young and old, will enjoy it.

January 4th, 10:00 – 2:00 pm

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For more information about Newton Parks and Rec visit Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture

Looking for a flu vaccine?

Looking for a flu vaccine? Both regular dose (age 6 months and up) and high-dose vaccines (for people age 65 and older) are available at the Health and Human Services Department free flu clinic.

Find forms and more information at www.newtonma.gov/flu

December 10th,  5:00 – 7:00 pm
Newton City Hall, Room 107B, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue

Green Newton’s Schools Connections meeting December 12th

Come to the next GN School Connections Group Meeting. The group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote sustainability in Newton’s schools. All are welcome to participate and share experiences and ideas.

Representatives of the group participate in discussions to improve food quality and sustainability in school cafeterias and are also advocating for more in-depth climate science to be taught in our schools, as well as setting up textile recycling collection containers outside of each school building.

To learn more, contact schoolconnections@greennewton.org or visit https://schools.greennewton.org/.

December 12th, 3:45 – 5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, in the third-floor arc area, 330 Homer Street

Save this date for the 16th annual Teen Summer Expo

Meet with directors of meaningful summer enrichment programs for kids ages 12-18. Explore options for every interest and budget from local day programs to worldwide adventure. This event is FREE and open to everyone.

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January 27th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Newton South High School cafeteria