Category Archives: Events

The Highs and Lows

Come to a judgment-free community conversation among teens and adults about the risks and realities of drug and alcohol abuse. Discussion topics include peer pressure and stress, prevention tips and warning signs, and real conversations about alcohol and drug abuse.

April 25th, 7:00 -9:00 pm
Newton South Cafeteria

South Stage Annual Student Directing Festival

South Stage presents the annual Student Directing Festival in the Newton South Lab Theater. The evening includes “Sorry, Wrong Number”, the classic noir thriller directed by Naomi Honig and “Out at Sea”, an absurd comedy about democracy and dining aboard a raft directed by Ethan Koss-Smith.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at or at the door if available. $10.00 general admission.

April 27th – 29th, 7:30 pm
Newton South High School

Teen Volunteer Day With Historic Newton

All are welcome to help improve our community by cleaning up the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. Those who volunteer will be provided FREE admission into the museum. Please dress appropriately for cleaning flower beds, raking leaves, etc.

Space is limited so to sign up or for more information please contact Georgette Chiasson at or visit the website at

April 27th, 2:30 – 5:00 pm
286 Waverly Avenue, Newton

An Evening of Cabaret

Enjoy an Evening of Cabaret with singers from the Boston Association of Cabaret Artists.

Cabaret music is delightful, since it includes songs of many styles such as Broadway, Jazz, Blues, Pop, the Great American Songbook, Country and more, focusing on the intimate relationship between the singer and the audience. Join at an evening of song featuring Sara Brodsky, Carole Bundy, David Diamond, Phil Kassel, Linda Marks, Ethel Ryerson, Stephen Smith, Barbara Larson, Robin Burrage & Leni Webber, with Tom LaMark on the piano. For tickets, $20.00/$10 Seniors & Students, please visit

April 28th, 7:00 pm
Newton Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton Center

Flutes, Fins and Paws by the Willow Flute Ensemble

Celebrating its 20th season, The Willow Flute Ensemble performs “My Dog Pooh”, a musical story about a most unusual dog, followed by “Chats” a flute quartet about different types of cats. Also on the program are Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and Dolphins, ending with another musical story, “The Crotchety Cats:” narrated by Duane Sullivan.

The Willow Flute Ensemble includes Music Director Ilona Kudina (piano, bass flute), Rebecca M. Makara (flute, alto flute, piccolo), Laura Smolowitz (flute, piccolo, alto flute), Asako Yoshida (flute, bass flute), Jen Kramer (flute, piccolo, narration), Philip Trackman (flute, alto flute), Pamela Nichols (flute, alto flute), Duane Sullivan (narration).

Free. Donations welcome at the door.

April 29th, 1:30 pm
Newton Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton Center