May 24 @ 6:00 pm Newton Centre Artful Piano
Temple Beth Avodah jazz and music of peace and love… with Jamie Saltman on piano, Todd Baker on Bass, Rabbi Keith Stern, Cantorial Soloist Susan Glickman and many singers.
May 25 @ 10:00 am Artful Piano at Newton Centre
Singing and playing her guitar, Paula engages children to sing along, laugh, jump around and have a great time!
May 26 @ 8:00 pm Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
JOE POTTS is a founding member of The Los Angeles Free Music Society (LAFMS), a seminal experimental music collective, which is responsible for over two-dozen releases over the past 40 years. He is a member[...]
May 28 @ 3:00 pm Newton North High School
Join the City of Newton’s Memorial Day Observations #newtonartsfestival
May 30 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Jim O’Connell for a talk on his book, Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History. Coming out of the Boston restaurant tradition, this presentation will focus on Newton restaurants that came about during the[...]
Jun 2 all-day City Hall Auditorium
James Montgomery & Friends featuring Peter Hackel with special guest Jimmy Vivino, Music Director of The CONAN O’Brian Band: Classic Rock meets the Blues! 7pm Meet and Greet; Cash bar; 8pm show. CD signing/after party[...]
Jun 2 – Jun 30 all-day Nordic Hall at the Scandinavian Cultural Center
The Newton Art Association’s New Member Show opens on Friday, June 2, and runs through Friday, June 30. New members display their art work. Call 617-795-1914 for gallery hours.
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Tour through art and history while viewing the striking sculptures created by students in the Architectural Ceramics Program-Office for the Arts at Harvard. This tour will illuminate the artists’ processes and connect them to the[...]
Jun 3 @ 11:30 am – Jun 4 @ 2:30 am The Street
Rain date Sunday, June 4 #newtonartsfestival
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nordic Hall at the Scandinavian Cultural Center
The Newton Art Association’s New Member Show reception and awards ceremony is free and open to the public. Come see the fabulous art work submitted by our newest members.
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm Artful Piano @ Newton Centre
Enjoy a moment of jazz, samba and bossa nova with our cool minimalist interpretation of Brazilian classics featuring songs by Brazilian songwriters including Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes and others.
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm First Baptist Church
Music of the Court of Charles II of England featuring compositions by Henry Purcell, John Blow and the “Court Wits”.  Musicians and singers, Masters and Doctoral candidates at Boston University School of Music, approximately the[...]
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Take a vocal ride down the scale from the Lyric Baritone to the Cavalier Baritone, the Noble Baritone, Character Baritone, Verdi Baritone, Dramatic Baritone and Heldenbaritone. Enjoy an audiovisual potpourri of operatic baritones in each[...]
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm Second Church
The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time. We will start with a look at[...]
Jun 4 @ 3:30 pm Eliot Church of Newton
This June, Voices Rising presents “Standing Together: songs of hope and resistance.” Join us for our musical collaboration with Women in Harmony of Portland, Maine. More than 100 voices strong, we will be singing songs[...]
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Newton Cultural Center Auditorium
The Monologue Project is a powerful theatrical piece composed of monologues written and performed by Newton North and Newton South students of color. Admission is free, talk-back after the performance. #newtonartsfestival
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Artful Piano @ Auburndale Community Library
Everyone has an artistic side… Let it shine at this community coloring event! Adults and youngsters are all welcome to join in this color and music extravaganza.
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm Newton City Hall, Second Floor Gallery
The Pearl that Slipped Its Shell Revisited is a photographic rendition of the 2016 installation by artist Wendy Wolfe Fine that was featured at the Kniznick Gallery of Brandeis University. Photographer Stewart Clements captured the[...]
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Newton Free Library
A special bilingual storytime with stories, songs and movement in English and French. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before the program at the desk in the Children’s Room.
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nan Hass Feldman is blessed with an optimistic love of life, a very high energy level and a passion for painting. Her interiors and landscapes explore a love of heightened color, pattern and decoration, playful[...]
Jun 8 @ 7:09 pm – 8:09 pm Showcase SuperLux
Host: Allison Yee, WS Development and Rebecca Stein, Showcase SuperLux at The Street, Chestnut Hill.  Join Newton’s cultural community in celebrating all that they do to enrich our lives. #newtonartsfestival
Jun 10 @ 2:30 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Tour through art and history while viewing the striking sculptures created by students in the Architectural Ceramics Program-Office for the Arts at Harvard. This tour will illuminate the artists’ processes and connect them to the[...]
Jun 10 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm United Parish of Auburndale
Solo performances by students of the Suzuki School of Newton, featuring a variety of instrument that may include violin, viola, cello, string bass, piano, flute, guitar, and harp. #newtonartsfestival
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join oboist Margaret Herlehy and guitarist David Newsam as they collaborate to explore the oboe as a lead voice in the popular instrumental music of South America. The program will include Choro Standards, the evocative[...]
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm Newton Free Library
We meet on the second Monday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month we’ll be making cork pendants! Grades 7-12. Third floor Rear Arc.
Jun 13 @ 3:30 pm Newton Free Library
We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: shrinky dinks! Grades 5-7. Second floor Teen Area.
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nothing makes you feel like a kid again than making paper airplanes! In this workshop participants will: • Learn the basic fold for a simple but sophisticated Dart airplane • Be given an introduction to[...]
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Temple Emanuel
For our season finale, Artistic Director Joshua Jacobson and the Zamir Chorale of Boston, along with orchestra, will perform music from the ancient Sephardic Psalmody, Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, as well as stunning settings by[...]
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Dr. Peter Cirka will perform a program of solo piano music by French composers from the turn of the 20th century. The pieces will include: • Arabesque and Clair de Lune by Debussy • Pavane[...]
Jun 18 @ 3:15 pm – 5:45 pm Scandinavian Living Center
Solo performances by students of the Suzuki School of Newton, featuring a variety of instrument that may include violin, viola, cello, string bass, piano, flute, guitar, and harp.
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm Newton Free Library
Please join us at the City Hall War Memorial Auditorium to help Mayor Warren kick off the 2017 summer reading program, Build a Better World! We’ll have information on the summer reading program, snacks, a[...]
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Alan Feldman, winner of the 2016 Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, as he reads from Immortality and the manuscript for his upcoming book, The Golden Coin (winner of this year’s Four Lakes Prize). Against[...]
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
The indigenous, Samí rapper Nils Rune Utsi – aka SlinCraze – lives with his mother in Máze, a nearly abandoned town in the Arctic Highlands of Norway. His dream is to make a living from[...]
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Newton Highlands Congregational Church
A duel… A truly masculine method of resolving conflicts in matters involving honor and love. The musical duel between three tenors and three baritones, invented and embodied on stage by creator and author David Gvinianidze,[...]
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join guitarist Francisco Roldan for an afternoon of Latin American music. Among others, he will perform Preludio de Adiós by Alfonso Montés (Venezuela), Seis Milonga by Ernesto Cordero (Puerto Rico) and Mangoré by Jorge Morel[...]
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm Meet at Gethsemane Cemetery office
In the 1840s, Brook Farm was a utopian community for Transcendentalists including Nathaniel Hawthorne, The land was also used as a poor farm, a training camp during the Civil War, and an orphanage. Learn about[...]
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Mechanics Hall
At one of the best Concert Halls in the U.S., at Mechanics Hall! A duel… A truly masculine method of resolving conflicts in matters involving honor and love. The musical duel between three tenors and[...]
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for a painting instruction night! We’ll paint fruit using acrylic on canvas! No registration required. Third floor Language Center desk area.
Jul 4 all-day July 4th Celebration
All Day Celebration with Amusement Rides, craft booths, music. 6pm Bring picnic dinner or enjoy holiday foods from vendors and dance to the music of a fabulous band. Fireworks at 9pm.
Aug 26 – Sep 2 all-day Burning Man
Gnomon is a swing-powered optical device that converts sunlight to animation using only occlusion.