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Rescheduled PTO Council meeting

The next regular PTO Council meeting, originally scheduled for next Tuesday, February 3rd, has been postponed and rescheduled to Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:30 pm in room 210 on the Education Center, 100 Walnut Street.

Weather Alert

FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015, ALL Newton Public Schools’ EVENING ACTIVITIES (FROM 6:00 pm ON) WILL BE CANCELED.

Thinking about ways to save money and go green?

If so, join Mayor Warren and learn about reducing costs with Solar Energy at the Newton Solar and Home Energy Fair.

  • Learn how the City has gone solar to reduce costs and lower greenhouse gases.
  • Hear about State and Federal incentives available to you to do likewise.
  • Learn about the City’s efforts in Energy Efficiency and the results we are already seeing.
  • Speak with representatives of companies that can help you do the same in your own home!

The Mayor and officials from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will speak at  7:00 pm, and then you will be free to discuss your particular needs with representatives of multiple companies.

The event is free and open to all, see you there!

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 7pm-9pm
The Newton North High School Cafeteria, 457 Walnut Street, Newton.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the City’s Director of Sustainability, Rob Garrity, at 617-796-1043, or rgarrity@newtonma.gov

Chinese New Year Celebration!

Newton Cultural Affairs Offices and Newton Chinese Language School will host this year’s Chinese New Year Celebration at City Hall. You are invited to join this delightful day of events on February 7th:

10:00 am – 1:00 pm Chinese painting and art exhibition
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Kids’ crafts and games
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Chinese Dim sum for sale*
11:00 am- 12:00 pm Chinese painting demo
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Chinese instrument demo
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm Performance

Free admission. Please bring an item for donation to the Newton Food Pantries.
*  preordering the Dim Sum for $12/box is highlyrecommended, as quantity is limited. http://www.newtonchineseschool.org/2015CNY-Celebration.php

Saturday, February 7th, 10:00 am – 3:00pm
Newton Cultural Center at City Hall

Wondering what resources Newton offers for teens and families?

Teens Making Smart Choices ExpoJust_Think_x3.1.1

  • Not sure what to say to your teen about dating safety?
  • Want your teen to be a safer pedestrian, biker, and driver?
  • Looking for ways to encourage your teen’s positive self image?
  • Wondering what resources Newton offers for teens and families?

ALL parents/guardians and teens are invited to the Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices expo. Discover community resources promoting positive decision making for teens. Enjoy refreshments and student performances as you browse the exhibits. The first 50 teens who bring a parent will receive a treat bag.

Raffle grand prize: iPad mini
“American Ninja Warrior” live demo!

January 22nd, 5:00 to 7:30 pm.
Newton North High School
Walnut and Lowell Street lots and Hull Street will be available for parking. Please observe neighborhood signs and restrictions.