Jul
18
Thu
Aston Magna: The World of Henry Purcell @ Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm
Aston Magna: The World of Henry Purcell @ Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

The Seasons, Squabbling Couples, Sleep Aids, Comical Duos, Vocal Quartets, and Trio Sonatas. Artists include Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, baroque violins; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord; Kristen Watson, soprano; Deborah Rentz Moore, mezzo-soprano; Jason McStoots, tenor; David McFerrin; baritone.

Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program.

Now in in its 47th season, Aston Magna is the nation’s longest-running summer festival of music performed on period instruments. The 2019 season includes the finest artists who are specialists in historical performance. The music of Bach, Pachelbel, Mozart, Castello, Purcell, Beethoven, Schubert, and others drive a dynamic program.

Jul
21
Sun
Who Inspired Our School Names? A Newton Cemetery Walking Tour @ Newton Cemetery
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
Who Inspired Our School Names? A Newton Cemetery Walking Tour @ Newton Cemetery | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Many elementary and middle schools are named for notable Newtonians. Stroll through the Newton Cemetery to see the final resting places and learn more about the lives of Dr. Henry Bigelow, F.A. Day, and others whose legacy continues in our public schools.

Free Summer Concert – The Love Dogs @ Newton Centre Green
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Summer Concert - The Love Dogs @ Newton Centre Green | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series.-  The Love Dogs.  Bring your own chair/blanket and picnic.  All ages welcome. Sponsored by Newton Community Pride. www.newtoncommunitypride.org

Jul
23
Tue
Free Children’s Concert @ Newton Centre Green
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Children's Concert @ Newton Centre Green | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Come dressed in your favorite Bee Costume to “buzz around” Newton Centre Green.  Enjoy the live music of Bee Parks and the Hornets.  Bring your own chair or blanket.  Free outdoor concert.

Jul
24
Wed
Free Concert – Big Chief @ Capt. Ryan Park
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Concert - Big Chief @ Capt. Ryan Park | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Free Summer concert.  Bring your own chair/blanket and picnic.  Sponsored by The Village Bank and Newton Community Pride.

Jul
25
Thu
Aston Magna Music Festival: MUSIC OF THREE CENTURIES, on period instruments @ Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Aston Magna Music Festival: MUSIC OF THREE CENTURIES, on period instruments @ Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

BACH, PACHELBEL & VILLA LOBOS
J.S. Bach:Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049; Cantata for Soprano: “Non sa che sia dolore,”BWV 209 with Dominique Labelle, soprano; Pachelbel’s Canon and Gigue
Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

Jul
31
Wed
Suzuki Summer Porch Concert Series Presents Ari & Mia @ Staples-Craft-Wiswall farmstead
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Suzuki Summer Porch Concert Series Presents Ari & Mia @ Staples-Craft-Wiswall farmstead | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Neighborhood partners: Barry’s Deli and Stone L’Oven
Enjoy a picnic dinner during the concert! Mention the Suzuki Porch Concert Series on July 31st
and receive a 10% discount on takeout orders

Sponsored by the Newton Cultural Council

Free Concert @ Newton Senior Center
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Concert @ Newton Senior Center | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Free Concert. Bring your own chair/blanket and picnic.  Sponsored by The Village Bank and Newton Community Pride.

Aug
1
Thu
Aston Magna Music Festival: MUSIC OF THREE CENTURIES, on period instruments @ Emmanuel Church
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm
Aston Magna Music Festival: MUSIC OF THREE CENTURIES, on period instruments @ Emmanuel Church | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

SCHUBERT & BEETHOVEN
Schubert’s “Die schöne Müllerin”
Beethoven Horn Sonata Op. 17
Schubert’s “Auf dem Strom”

Aug
6
Tue
Free Children’s Concert The Stacey Peasley Band @ Capt. Ryan Park
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Children's Concert The Stacey Peasley Band @ Capt. Ryan Park | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Free outdoor concert at Capt. Ryan Park.  Come join the fun as we celebrate National Night Out with the Newton Police Department.  Live music, food truck, kids activities and more.

Walking Tour of Newton Community Farm @ Newton Community Farm (meet on the deck of the barn)
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm
Walking Tour of Newton Community Farm @ Newton Community Farm (meet on the deck of the barn) | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Did you know that 150 years ago, much of Newton was active farmland? Come learn about the last active link to our agricultural past! This tour, led by Historic Newton and Newton Community Farm, covers the history of a site that has been farmed continuously for over 300 years. Explore different time periods, including the influence of Italian immigration to Newton. Finish the evening with a freshly harvested snack in the historic barn.

Aug
11
Sun
Walking Tour of Hemlock Gorge and Echo Bridge @ Corner of Elliott and Chestnut Streets
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
Walking Tour of Hemlock Gorge and Echo Bridge @ Corner of Elliott and Chestnut Streets | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Explore the geology, trees, plants and history of DCR Hemlock Gorge Reservation, one of the first five parks acquired by the Metropolitan Parks Commission in 1893. Learn about the National Register-listed Echo Bridge and plans to restore its historic railings. This guided tour will include stairs and an uphill trail segment over rocky terrain so proper footwear is recommended.

Sep
22
Sun
Newtonville Village Day @ Newtonville Village Day 2019
Sep 22 all-day
Newtonville Village Day @ Newtonville Village Day 2019 | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Come Celebrate the arts in Newton at this year’s Newtonville Village Day! There will be music, dancing, arts and crafts, and demonstrations from several different youth groups in Newton. There will be a train ride for children, lots of vendor booths, and free cake, too! All are welcome!