Category Archives: Community Notes

Dinner on the Farm July 22nd

Join the annual Dinner on the Farm,  an evening of great food with friends of the Farm. Enjoy one-of-a kind outdoor dining experience and connect with other community farm supporters.

As the sun sets on the 2.5-acre farm, you will be treated to a seasonal, produce-forward menu prepared by Gourmet Catering. Live old-time string music will be provided by local favorites, the Dixie Butterhounds.

Proceeds from the evening will support Newton Community Farm’s mission to promote a sustainable, agricultural community. For tickets, please visit www.newtoncommunityfarm.org.

July 22nd, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Newton Community Fram
303 Nahanton Street, Newton

Babysitter available

Talia Raffel,  a 16 year old rising junior at Newton South High School, has been babysitting for 5 years. She has CIT experiences and first aid and CPR training. Talia loves doing crafts and being creative and with a flexible summer schedule, she can be available most of the time.  Please contact her via email at Talia.babysits@gmail.com, references available upon request.

In-Home Tutoring for Test-Prep and High-School Courses

Matt Siff, currently a junior at Brown University majoring in Computer Science and Economics, has long had a passion for helping students with a wide-range of math tutoring needs including algebra, calculus and linear algebra.  He recently started a tutoring company called Next Door Tutors which  specializes in tutoring for the ACT and SAT as well as nearly any high-school subject. All of their tutors have recently gone through the college-process with an average ACT score of a 35 and offer a structured tutoring program based on students’ individual needs.

For more information, please call Matt at 617-610-8444, email MyNextDoorTutors@gmail.com, or visit the website www.MyNextDoorTutors.com.

¡Aprendamos español!

Experienced, certified, licensed Spanish teacher will provide private, tailored tutoring/support in grammar, literature, writing, and conversation at all levels during the summer months and/or academic year. Please contact Libby at libby@libbysands.com or 617-256-4780.

Paddles and Picnics

The Crystal Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department invite you to come to a Sunday afternoon of activities on Crystal Lake.

Participants may sign up for half hour slots between 1:00 – 4:30 pm to enjoy the pleasures of canoeing/kayaking/paddle boarding. A lifeguard will be on duty and all participants will be required to wear life jackets and sign a waiver. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult while on the water.

A $15 donation per canoe/kayak/paddleboard supports the Crystal Lake Conservancy’s efforts to keep Crystal Lake healthy. To learn more, visit www.CrystalLakeConservancy.org or call Janice Bourque at 617-967-0797.

June 16th (rain date June 23rd), 1:00 – 5:00 pm
20 Rogers Street, Newton Highlands