Category Archives: Events

Highlands After-School Program Open Houses

The Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children, is hosting Open Houses for interested families. This is a terrific opportunity for parents of Oak Hill and Brown children to learn more about the program as they plan for the upcoming school year.

Come to see the wonderful space that is the home base of this terrific program. For more information contact Rochelle Acker at 617-999-4617, highlandsafterschool@gmail.com or visit highlandsafter-schoolprogram.org

Open houses: August 28th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, September 30th, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon  Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands

Tickets for Newton’s Community Table on sale soon

Newton’s Community Table, a fundraiser to benefit the Newton Food Pantry, is back October 17th!  The event will once again be held at the Windsor Club from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Tickets will go on sale September 9th and will sell out quickly.

Get both dates on your calendar today and stay tuned for updates in September.

All That Jazz Dance registration open

All That Jazz Dance Studio is still accepting registration for the 2019-2020 school year.  Entering their 22nd year, they specialize in building self-esteem and creating a warm, supportive and nurturing environment for all children as they learn the art of dance.

The director, Miss Deb Lifson Vogel is a Newton native and currently has children in the Newton Public Schools.  Please call or email for more information or to register at 617-641-0784, missdeb@allthatjazznewton.com/ or www.allthatjazznewton.com Ask about the free trial classes.

Open Houses: August 28th, 5:30 – 7:00 pm, September 5th,  5:00 – 6:30 pm, September 6th,  4:30 – 6:00 pm, and September 8th, 1:00-2:30 pm.

Kids’ Karate Free Trial Classes

Karate for girls and boys, entry ages 1st – 5th grades. Cost $65.00 per 6-Week Session with free uniform upon enrolling. For information, please visit www.kids-karate.org or call 617- 527-8052.

Free Trial Classes September 13th, 5:00-6:00 pm or September 14th, 10:00-11:00 am
Lasell College

College Essays that Make a Difference

Come to Writing College Essays that Make a Difference.  Dr. Adam Schwartz will provide students with strategies for writing a college application essay that can make the difference between a “Yes” and a “Maybe.” You’ll look at case studies of successful essays and student will have the opportunity to have their essays assessed.

Dr.Schwartz has:

  • Taught writing at Harvard and Wellesley College for twenty-five years
  • Worked on the Board of Admissions at Wellesley College
  • Published stories in The New Yorker
  • Won additional awards for his novels

Teens and their adults are welcome to this event. Click here to see the flyer and here to see the facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/933610620337017/

June 25th, 7:00 pm
Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium