Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Light up the night with us! Celebrate the end of summer with glow-in-the-dark madness including activities, food, crafts and more. For teens, tweens and kids of all ages!
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm First Baptist Church Newton
The Matsiko World Orphan Choir captures the hearts of all who hear their hope-filled message. 26 orphaned and at risk children from Africa, Peru, Nepal and India sing with such passion and meaning that their[...]
Aug 26 – Sep 2 all-day Burning Man
Gnomon is a swing-powered optical device that converts sunlight to animation using only occlusion.
Aug 28 @ 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.
Sep 10 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Since the Renaissance, art in the region of Belgium and the nearby Netherlands has been known for innovations in realistic representation of visual appearances and for an extraordinary fluency in symbolism. The development of landscape[...]
Sep 10 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Alston Conley’s recent work builds on the landscape tradition established centuries ago in Belgium and the Netherlands, attesting to an enduring desire by artists to “mirror nature” wherever it may be. Conley explains: “I live[...]
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz@Newton South High School Auditorium
Greg Hopkins Sextet + 1, an all-star Berklee contingent led by trumpeter, arranger and educator Hopkins, celebrate the collaboration of renowned composers Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm Brewers Coalition
Do you like running, history, and beer? This easy-paced, fun running tour takes in highlights of Newton sports. Follow part of the legendary Boston Marathon route along Commonwealth Avenue with Paul Clerici, author of Boston[...]
Sep 16 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
“The Abstract Cabinet” features paintings of Spanish-Argentinian Esteban Lisa (1895–1983), a pioneer, along with Joaquín Torres García, of Latin American abstraction. Lisa’s paintings reveal the mind of an intellectual artist who wrote prolifically about the[...]
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Thanks to the Nordic economic model, the Scandinavians are now among the most equal countries in the world. They are also known for shared prosperity, even though only Norway found oil. A century ago they[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Join us for our biggest event of the year! Enjoy a tastes from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland while visiting Nordic vendors, listening to live music and taking part in other foodie fun! Don’t[...]
Sep 24 all-day Newtonville Village Day
All That Jazz Dance Studio in Newton will be hosting a booth and performing at Newtonville Village Day this year! Family friendly free show featuring children ages 5-18. Ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and hip hop[...]
Sep 24 all-day Newtonville Sq
Come join us for Newtonville’s annual Jazz festival & village day. Visit booths of local business, non-profits, political & crafts. Listen to music from local bands & watch dance troops. We will have Touch a[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
The McMullen Museum invites visitors to join Boston College professor of art history and curator of Nature’s Mirror Jeffery Howe for an informal tour and Q+A session in the Daley Family Gallery. Prof. Howe will[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm West Newton Hill
The decade of the 1890s was a boom period in many parts of Newton including West Newton Hill. Architects and builders combined careful craftsmanship with eclectic designs, incorporating turrets, stained glass windows, decorative shingle patterns,[...]
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jackson Homestead and Museum
Come enjoy 19th century crafts at the Jackson Homestead! Learn through hands-on activities how Newton families lived in the 1800s. Try your hand at butter making, cider pressing, and candle dipping. Jump into a burlap[...]
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Beginning on Sunday, October 1, the McMullen Museum will offer free docent tours of “Nature’s Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape” and “Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet” every Sunday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.[...]
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
This fall, the McMullen Museum introduces a new series, Into the Collection, to offer visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from its permanent collection rarely on display. For its first[...]
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
The McMullen Museum invites visitors to join Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, curator of “Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet,” for an informal tour and Q+A session live on Facebook at facebook.com/theMcMullen/. Prof. Goizueta will introduce major themes[...]
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of its “Museum Current” lecture series, which focuses on recent scholarship, discoveries, and trends in Museum Studies, the McMullen Museum invites renegade group Museum Hack to discuss twenty-first-century strategies for engaging and attracting[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
In this scholarly lecture, Professor Sura Levine, the Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies at Hampshire College, will examine ways that Belgian artists rendered the industrial landscapes of the Borinage and[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
McMullen Museum Members and BC faculty, staff, and students are invited to an informal session on collecting with the premier collector of Belgian art in America, Charles Hack, and curator of Nature’s Mirror, Jeffery Howe.[...]
Oct 26 @ 5:15 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of a new series, Into the Collection, the McMullen Museum offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen permanent collection rarely on display. For its second[...]
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of a new series, Into the Collection, the McMullen Museum offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen permanent collection rarely on display. For the third[...]