Mar 22 – Apr 22 all-day Haley House Bakery Café
We are not alone. Together, with love, we connect and hold each other up. With love, we can erase pain, anguish, fear, hatred, and many, many isms. As simplistic as those statements may seem, they[...]
Mar 24 – Apr 24 all-day New Art Center
The Newest Romantics: Sculptors of Botanical Photography, a group exhibition curated by Jamilee Lacy, features artists working with photographic imagery and objects depicting botanical still lifes, landscapes and environments. On view in New Art Center’s[...]
Mar 29 – Apr 1 all-day Newton North HS Little Theatre
SPONTANEOUS GENERATION! Improvisation at it’s best, combining both short form and long form improvisation into one unique and hilarious thrill ride that will have you sneezing with laughter from start to finish. Relying on both[...]
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Coco Chanel famously said that “fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” In this presentation, Jill Carey, curator of the Lasell Fashion Collection and an associate professor and at Lasell College, explores architectural[...]
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm de Witt Hall
The Empty Bowls Project is a national program created in order to fight local hunger across the US. Lasell College will be hosting an Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Centre Street Food Pantry serving[...]
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for a literacy fair aimed at toddlers through kindergarten age kids and their parents/caregivers. Jeannie Mack will give a musical performance, and there will also be face painting, crafts and a storytime. Each[...]
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Newton City Hall and other locations
Find fabulous art & crafts at locations all across Newton, including Newton City Hall. Paintings, Jewelry, Photography, Ceramics & more!  #newtonartsfestival
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm The Paper Mouse
Rediscover the art of letter and note writing #newtonartsfestival
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Newton Free Library
Joint Opening Art Receptions for Color, Line and Shape in Fiber by Sandy Gregg and Valerie Maser-Flanagan (Gallery) and Still Life: Exploration into the Familiar by Nadine Geller (Main Hall). The public is welcome to[...]
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm Newton North High School
5 Course Gourmet Tasting Menu Fine Beer pairings Live Music and dancing Provides Scholarships for Newton Students to study abroad
Apr 2 all-day Suzuki Preschool of Newton
The Suzuki Preschool of Newton will be hosting their 3rd annual “Great Art By Little Artists” Open House. This is a wonderful opportunity to see our preschool transformed into an art gallery, where all the[...]
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Newton City Hall and other locations
Find fabulous art & crafts at locations all across Newton, including Newton City Hall. Paintings, Jewelry, Photography, Ceramics & more!  #newtonartsfestival
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Romanian-born bassoonist Adrian Jojatu, pianist Kathryn Christensen Lieppman and cellist Scott Thomas Lesser for an afternoon of romantic music.
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz @ Newton South High School
Popular Newton pianist and vocalist Paul Broadnax and his regular sidemen, Peter Kontrimas (bass) and Les Harris Jr(drummer) highlight the opening of 2017 Newton Arts Festival joined by special guests. local favorite,vocalist Eula Lawrence, and[...]
Apr 2 @ 3:20 pm All Newton Music School
Dynamic piano duo Kevin McGinty and James Chubet will dazzle the crowd with this love themed concert. Works by Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and Bernstein. Tickets: $25-Adults and $10-Youth are available online at: www.ANMS.info or by[...]
Apr 3 – Apr 29 all-day The Betty Meyer Gallery at United Parrish of Auburndale
A Newton Art Association member show. Free and open to the public.
Apr 3 @ 6:45 pm Club Cafe
Join singers Linda Marks and Kaoruko Pilkington for an intimate evening of cabaret music in a supper club format. Linda and Kaoruko will sing the music of the Carpenters and Jimmy Webb with a special[...]
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Temple Shalom of Newton
Temple Shalom hosts the showing of the movie “Raise the Roof” as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts on Monday, April 3 at 7:00. The award-winning movie chronicles the efforts of more than[...]
Apr 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. We have crochet hooks, knitting needles, yarn and the know-how to teach the basics of crocheting and knitting. Come learn how to knit and[...]
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for Newton South High School’s spring show in our Teen Gallery. The exhibition is an accurate reflection of the quality and breadth of work produced by South students. A lively opening reception with[...]
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm New Art Center
Presented by the International Encaustic Artists and the New Art Center in Newton. This exhibition explores the riddle of living, the struggle to be content with the moment, with what is. Encaustic painting lends itself[...]
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Art Center
Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, judgment-free environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the[...]
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – May 7 @ 6:00 pm The Paper Mouse
Rediscover the art of letter and note writing #newtonartsfestival
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm Scandinavian Livuing Center
Night Tree, though rooted in the Celtic folk traditions such as Swedish, Jewish and American Folk, Progressive Bluegrass and even Avant-garde to influence their original works. The Night Tree sound spans the dark resonance of[...]
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 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.
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm Newton Free Library
Our annual Spring Fling Gala to support the Newton Free Library.  #newtonartsfestival  
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Newton City Hall Auditorium
Boston’s Premiere Living Blues Legend, Ms. Toni Lynn Washington, celebrates a lifetime of music. She will be accompanied by a talented group of Blues professionals, led by long-time Newton resident, musician and teacher, Paul Speidel.[...]
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm Second Church in Newton
Rare and Unknown Sonatas from the Duplex Genius Collection by Johann Christoph Petz, the best Baroque Composer that you have never heard of. Susanna Ogata and Jesse Irons – violin, Douglas Kelley – viola da[...]
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm First Baptist Church
Lead by internationally acclaimed conductor and Boston Lyric Opera music director David Angus, and featuring BSO principal second violinist Haldan Martinson, the program will include Cambridge-based composer Howard Frazin’s atmospheric overture “In the Forests of[...]
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Jamie Clark, cello, and Michael Bukhman, piano, for an afternoon concert that will feature works by Debussy, Poulenc and Chopin. The concert is cosponsored by All Newton Music School.
Apr 9 @ 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.
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm Riemer-Goldstein Theater, JCC Newton
Newton Family Singers, in collaboration with Team Believe, presents…”One Voice”. A Concert Benefiting Best Buddies.
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm JCC Greater Boston - Riemer Goldstein Theater
The Newton Family Singers and Team Believe have joined together to bring you a concert with a purpose. On April 9th at 4pm, please join us for One Voice, A Concert Benefiting Best Buddies, at[...]
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Poetry Series will honor National Poetry Month with special readings by Martha Collins, Andrea Cohen and Miriam Levine. An open mike will follow with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to[...]
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Newton Free Library
It’s not just for kids! Drop in anytime for an evening of coloring. Bring your own coloring book or use some of our coloring sheets and colored pencils! No registration required. Third floor Language Center[...]
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Take creativity to a whole new level with Blackout Poetry by using words on the page of a book or newspaper to create one-of-a-kind works of art. All you need is your imagination. We’ll provide[...]
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Senior Center
Monotype printing with a press.
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Senior Center
Lynda Goldberg will demonstrate Monotype Printing with a Press. Refreshments at 7 pm; demonstration from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Free and open to the public.
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Newton City Hall
Road Race on Saturday, April 15, for ages 8-80 including Family Fun Walk. Lots of fun for the whole family just before the running of the Boston Marathon.
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – May 14 @ 6:00 pm The Paper Mouse
Rediscover the art of letter and note writing #newtonartsfestival
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm Wilson chapel
Program includes music for Soprano, Guitar and String Sextet. Gomes: Sonata for String Quartet Villa-Lobos: Prelude No.2 Villa-Lobos: Two Floresta Songs Jobim/Chopin/Moreira: Popular Songs Villa-Lobos: Two Choros for violin and cello Baden-Powell: Samba em Preludio[...]
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm New Art Center
Let them spend the vacation at the New Art Center making art and new friends! Classes are led by professional artists who implement a curriculum that encourages students to express their talents and ideas while[...]
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Hampstead Stage Company presents The Secret Garden, an enchanting story about a young orphan girl, Mary, who comes to live with her uncle in the English countryside. Through her curiosity and determination, Mary finds[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Newton Free Library
April is National Poetry Month! Come and join us to write haikus. We will write one together, and then you can write some of your own. No previous experience necessary. Register online at http://newtonfreelibrary.net/events. Second[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm United Parish of Auburndale
Opening reception
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Betty Meyer Gallery at United Parish of Auburndale
A reception and awards ceremony for the Newton Art Association’s “Open Ended” exhibit. Refreshments and free and open to the public.
Apr 20 all-day Lasell Village
An intergenerational class (Lasell College students and Lasell Village residents) has created motivational pieces to share.
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Art Center
Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, judgment-free environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the[...]
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – May 21 @ 6:00 pm The Paper Mouse
Rediscover the art of letter and note writing #newtonartsfestival
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
Internationall renowned singers – newton’s own Olga Lisovskaya, soprano, and Austrian bass-baritone, Rupert Bergman, perform a program of arias, duets and songs by Austrian, Hungarian, Polish, Ukranian and American composers. A few surprise guest artists[...]
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Friends and collaborators, Grammy-nominated Venezuelan cellist Aristides Rivas and award-winning Brazilian pianist Victor Cayres, join forces to give Latin American classical music a fresh sound. Intended to promote and celebrate their own cultural backgrounds, this[...]
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm St. Paul's Church in Brookline
We will end our season with a meditation on time and life on April 23. We have named this concert “Time Regained” as we explore Messiaen’s ethereally beautiful meditation on war and paradise, “Quartet for[...]
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm War Memorial Auditorium, Newton City Hall
Now in its 109th year, the men’s chorus will perform works of J.S. Bach, Johannes Pache, Vaughn Williams, works by African-American composers: Ellington, Coleridge-Taylor, Cook and others, songs from WWI, marking the US entry into[...]
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lasell Village
In celebration of National Poetry Month, an intergenerational class (which consists of Lasell College students and Lasell Village residents) has created motivational pieces to share. Artists talk at 4 PM in Margaret’s Café.
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Get creative with the monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot. Grades 7-12. Second floor Teen Area.
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton
Please join us as the Club opens its doors to artists, educators and the community to celebrate Arts Week 2017. The art exhibition will feature works in all medium from our members and staff. Highlighted[...]
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm New Art Center
Presented as part of the New Art Center’s “Curatorial Opportunity Program”, curator workshops feature presentations by curators about their projects and approaches to curating contemporary art, and invite participants to engage in dialogue about curatorial[...]
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Get ready to relax! We’ll be making bath bombs out of some natural ingredients. Grades 5-7. Register online at http://newtonfreelibrary.net/events. Second floor Teen Area.
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Newton Free Library
Would you like to read a poem you have written and tell the story behind writing it? Rita Wolfson will return again this year to lead this session for amateur poets where she will read[...]
Apr 28 all-day John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton
This years ‘Proud to be Me’ theme will focus on female public servant role models in the Newton/Boston community. Unfortunately, most public servant professions are male-dominated. These young girls need to know that they can[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton
The Boys and Girls here at the Club have been acting out a lot this year; in Theater Class, that is! Come see them perform in their favorite warm-ups, theater games and short sketches. They’ll[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join Boston Association of Cabaret Artists singers for a musical revue in an intimate cabaret setting. Songs range from the Great American Songbook to Broadway to Jazz to Pop to Blues to….You are guaranteed to[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm Lasell College Athletic Center
See the future of fashion! Lasell College undergraduate design students create all of the garments in the department’s annual Runway Fashion Show. Fashion Production classes plan, organize, and produce this professional runway production.
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm New Art Center
Experience the power of play and the fun of improvisational and collaborative drawing in a safe, judgment-free environment. Artist Grey Held will guide the use of mixed media to create two-dimensional one-of-a-kind drawings, reflecting the[...]
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – May 28 @ 6:00 pm The Paper Mouse
Rediscover the art of letter and note writing #newtonartsfestival
Apr 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Newton City Hall
Join Willow Flute Ensemble for an enjoyable hour of music for children. We’ll start with an introduction to the flute family, including piccolo, concert flute, alto, and bass flutes. We’ll then play “My Dog Pooh”,[...]
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm Lasell College Athletic Center
Watch the flagship event for Lasell College fashion majors. Senior Collections individually showcases the line of each senior Design major. The show is produced by the Fashion Production classes and will feature twenty designers this[...]
Apr 30 all-day Around Newton Headquarters at Newton City Hall
A Day of Community Service. 1000 residents volunteers at 80 different locations. Project registration begins late February 2017. Volunteer Registration a month later. #newtonartsfestival
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Ukrainian pianist, conductor and pedagogue Alex Poliykov will perform Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes op.13, Scriabin’s Etudes op.8#12 and op.42#5 and Beethoven’s Sonata #23 op.57.
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
New Phil’s Spring Family Concert will explore all sorts of musical characters — from the instruments of the orchestra, to the personalities in the music of Edward Elgar, to the magic the students of the[...]
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm Newton Highlands Congregational Church, Great Hall
Music for Food & The Conservatory at Highlands presents a concert to benefit Centre Street Food Pantry. The event features soprano and double bass duo, Departure Duo, and Conservatory students inspired to do their part[...]
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm New England Conservatory, Williams Hall
We hope you will join us for our season finale! We have a wonderful lineup of music for you to enjoy. The concert will feature: Borromeo Quartet; Eliot Fisk, guitar; Paula Robison, flute. Performing: J.[...]
May 1 @ 12:00 pm 9 Newton Locations
Chairwoman Maria Beatriz Arvelo will again place pianos in Newton Center, Newton Highlands, West Newton, Auburndale, Newtonville, The Street, Chestnut Hill, Newton Upper Falls, Waban and Nonantum, for the enjoyment of all #newtonartsfestival
May 1 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for a mother-daughter conversation with Sonya and Amy Kurzweil. A book signing will follow with copies of Amy’s book, Flying Couch. This event is part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts.[...]
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Scandinavian Living Center, Nordic Hall
Join us for the third annual program of Newton residents sharing their stories and memories. Sad, funny, wistful and true—you will hear it all. This event is cosponsored by Historic Newton, Lasell Village, Newton at[...]
May 4 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served. Eli Portman uses dynamic pen and ink line work, and sometimes very bright, almost garish colors, to illustrate[...]
May 5 @ 7:00 pm West Suburban YMCA
Come by the YMCA to check out a lineup of diverse and talented local Newton singers and bands! #newtonartsfestival
May 5 @ 7:00 pm West Suburban YMCA
The YCCA – West Suburban YMCA Center for the Cretiave Arts is hosting it’s annual Singers Showcase which features some of Newton’s exceptionally talented young artists. Singers will perform original and cover selections from a[...]
May 5 @ 8:00 pm Newton Theatre Company at Newton Cultural Center Auditorium
Newton Theatre Company presents Moliere’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” or “The Would-Be Hipster,” a hilarious comedy with an updated disco-themed twist! The play intermingles music, dance and song as Mr. Jourdain tries to be the coolest[...]
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Newton Cultural Center
An event of Boston Art Week sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, 11 a.m. Curator Talk and Poetry Reading, plus a guided tour of the exhibition, which will be located on the grounds and in[...]
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Waban Library Center
Tim Ray 1pm and Dayramir Gonzalez 2pm Perhaps best known as long-time pianist for Lyle Lovett, Tim Ray’s wide-ranging skills as a soloist and accompanist have afforded him the opportunity to perform with legendary performers[...]
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 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.
May 6 @ 8:00 pm Newton Theatre Company at Newton Cultural Center Auditorium
Newton Theatre Company presents Moliere’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” or “The Would-Be Hipster,” a hilarious comedy with an updated disco-themed twist! The play intermingles music, dance and song as Mr. Jourdain tries to be the coolest[...]
May 7 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Crowes Pasture, the acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin, will play traditional and original folk music. This event is part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts. #newtonartsfestival
May 7 @ 2:00 pm Newton Theatre Company at Newton Cultural Center Auditorium
Newton Theatre Company presents Moliere’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” or “The Would-Be Hipster,” a hilarious comedy with an updated disco-themed twist! The play intermingles music, dance and song as Mr. Jourdain tries to be the coolest[...]
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz@Newton South
A Festival Highlight: Highland Jazz closes its Sunday@South series showcasing some of Newton’s best jazz artists in ensemble groupings. Vocalists Dominique Eade and Lisa Thorsen along with saxophonist Allan Chase and drummer George Schuller are[...]
May 7 @ 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. #newtonartsfestival
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Senior Center
The Newton Art Association’s final demonstration of the year includes a short award ceremony for Newton High School seniors who have qualified for our annual scholarship awards, starting at 7:20 pm. The demonstration will be[...]
May 11 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Newton Playwrights Group meets monthly at the library to write plays, some short, some long, read them aloud and offer each other feedback on how to improve their work. Please join them as they[...]
May 12 @ 7:30 pm Newton Cultural Center, City Hall
Spend a thrilling evening with good and evil operatic heroes and heroines. Opera arias, duets, trios and quartets from Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, Lucia de Lammermoor, Carmen, Demon, Iolanta, as well as from Commonwealth Lyric Theater’s[...]
May 13 all-day Newton Center Green
Performances by members of Newton dance and music schools. Juried craft booths. Kiddie amusement rides. #newtonartsfestival
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Waban Library Center
Alan Rowe 1pm and Dominique Eade 2pm Jazz master Alan Rowe returns again this year to perform his energetic, hard-swinging compositions, sensitive ballads, and soulful improvisations. A special treat at 2pm, vocalist Dominique Eade. Music[...]
May 13 @ 7:30 pm Jewish Community Center
Now in its fifth year, this is an inspiring evening of entertainment featuring Adult and Youth Division finalists that have been chosen by audition and public voting.  The performers will compete to win a total[...]
May 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Lindsey Chapel in Emmanuel Church
French baroque song and dance, sacred and profane, from the time of Louis Quatorze, the Sun King. Featuring an entertainment by Mlle. Laurent, a cantata by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a grand Te Deum by Antonia Bembo, and[...]
May 13 @ 8:00 pm Second Church in Newton
David Carrier, Music Director:    “Triumph and Homecoming”    Schubert, Mirjams Siegesgesang; Brahms, An die Heimat; Copland, Old American Songs newtonartsfestival
May 13 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
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May 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Newton Center Green
A celebration in art, dance, music, food, craft of the diverse heritages and ethnic origins of Newton’s citizens. Share the richness of your ethnic heritage. Contact the Cultural Affairs Office 617-796-1540 to participate. #newtonartsfestival
May 14 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Fred Wanger will perform Schubert’s Four Impromptus D. 899 and Four Impromptus D. 935. This event is part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Eliot Church of Newton
French baroque song and dance, sacred and profane, from the time of Louis Quatorze, the Sun King. Featuring an entertainment by Mlle. Laurent, a cantata by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a grand Te Deum by Antonia Bembo, and[...]
May 17 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
If you’ve never been to a “story slam”, you will love it! Anyone who attends can (but is not required to) throw their name in a hat to tell a story. Featured guests will include[...]
May 18 @ 7:00 pm Gregorian Rugs and Carpets
Genie Ware, Executive Director #newtonartsfestival
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Gregorian Rugs
Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosi on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly, and eclectic surroundings!
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm New Art Center
The Creative Process is the New Art Center’s annual student and faculty exhibition presented in honor of Andrew and Jean Dibner.  The exhibition features work by artists of all ages, representing the outstanding quality of[...]
May 19 @ 6:18 pm – 7:18 pm Newton Cultural Center, City Hall
Yelena Neplok, Artistic Director Masterpieces by great Russian and Jewish composers of I9th and 20th century and a unique repertoire of Jewish folk songs in Yiddish and Hebrew The ensemble includes Yelena Neplok, piano; Valerie[...]
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm All Newton Music School
Music in May brings our community together to participate in classical and popular music performances, musical theater shows, outdoor rock band concerts and more. Pizza, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Italian Ice are available and be sure[...]
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm New Art Center
See description May 19 #newtonartsfestival
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Waban Library Center
On May 20th at 1pm, Alexei Tsiganov and Nina Ott & Chris Lopes Trio. Russian born Alexei Tsiganov will perform at 1pm. His jaw-dropping artistry and innovation embrace a multitude of styles including Classical, Latin,[...]
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Boston Ballet School
Come to our open house to meet Boston Ballet School faculty, learn about our upcoming move to Newton Nexus, and much more.
May 20 @ 7:30 pm Second Church in Newton
Delicious German Songs from the late 18th Century for voice and fortepiano performed in a cozy parlor at Second Church in Newton. Featuring the fabulous singers, Pamela Dellal, Shiba Nemat-Nasser, Tom Oesterling, Julia Steinbok, along[...]
May 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm First Baptist Church, Newton
Join us for our season finale as New Phil wraps up the 2016-2017 season with Brahms and Elgar! We’ll be joined on stage by Alexander Velinzon for Brahms’s legendary Violin Concerto before we put a[...]
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Waban Village Center
2017 marks the thirteenth year for Waban Village Day which includes rides, activities, and entertainment for all ages. The Family FUN RUN is a 5K and Children are allowed to use scooters and bikes on[...]
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Historic Newton’s annual House Tour features a select group of remarkable Newton homes and non-commercial properties that showcase excellence in historic preservation, restoration and creative modern interpretation.  Visit properties that represent a broad range of[...]
May 21 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Suzuki School of Newton advanced students will give a showcase. This event is part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts. #newtonartsfestival
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm First Baptist Church, Newton
Join us for our season finale as New Phil wraps up the 2016-2017 season with Brahms and Elgar! We’ll be joined on stage by Alexander Velinzon for Brahms’s legendary Violin Concerto before we put a[...]
May 21 @ 3:00 pm Newton Highlands Congregational Church
Selmadanse, Creationdance, Thillai Fine Arts Academy and Dance Currents perform pieces from their repertory in the beautiful hall of Newton Highlands Congregational Church. An afternoon of well performed dance and music with a reception afterwards.[...]
May 22 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for the annual spring program produced and hosted by Students for a Greener World (SGW), Green Newton’s student group! At this lively presentation, students of all ages from Newton schools will demonstrate how[...]
May 23 @ 7:00 pm Newtonville Books
Come celebrate the launch of bestselling novelist Jodi Daynard’s third novel in the historical novel series that began with The Midwife’s Revolt. There will be a short reading and question & answer, followed by a[...]
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 – 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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 minority students. Admission is free, talk-back after the performance. #newtonartsfestival
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 @ 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 @ 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 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 @ 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.
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.