Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race

The Run of the Charles, Boston’s premier paddling race, returns on Saturday, April 27 and race registration is OPEN NOW! Paddlers from across New England are beginning to register for this famed event. From experts to novices, individuals to corporate relay teams, all are welcome. Kicking off the paddling season, the event is the largest...

Songs for the Earth: Folk Music Sunday

First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton 1326 Washington Street, West Newton, MA, United States

“Songs for the Earth,” FUUSN’s annual Folk Music Sunday, is on April 28. The service includes familiar music (“Mercy Mercy Me,” “River”) and newer songs that call us to action for climate change. Demie Stathoplos will speak on The Web of Life, of which we are all a part. There will be readings and, of...

Free

Newton Vegan Chef Challenge

The Newton Vegan Chef Challenge is a month-long event taking place in May where participating restaurants and businesses will offer new vegan options to their customers. Diners will then have a chance to vote for their favorites and chefs and owners will win awards and prizes based of their customers’ feedback. The challenge is sponsored...

Newton Vegan Chef Challenge

All over Newton

Join us May 1-31 or an entire month of NEW vegan options all over Newton! During this time, restaurants throughout the Newton area will feature special vegan menu items. Diners have the opportunity to go visit restaurants, enjoy meals, vote, comment, and post photos of the delicious vegan meals they have ordered. This month-long event...

Newton Family Singers present Down On the Corner: Celebrating the music of John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival

Temple Beth Avodah 45 Puddingstone Lane, Newton, United States

Join Newton Family Singers on Sunday May 5th at 4pm at Temple Beth Avodah (45 Puddingstone Ln, Newton, MA) to celebrate the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty. Fogerty’s songs present a common man’s view of life in America, with anthems like “Fortunate Son” and “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” capturing the...

$20

Healthy Kids Day at the West Suburban YMCA

West Suburban YMCA 276 Church St, Newton, MA, United States

The West Suburban YMCA will hold Healthy Kids Day, a free community event, on Saturday May 11 from 2-4 pm. Healthy Kids Day will be held at the Church St Y at 276 Church St, Newton, MA. This annual event is part of the Y's nationwide initiative to improve the health and well-being of children...

Free

Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

Second Church in Newton 60 Highland Street, WEST NEWTON, MA, United States

The Newton Family Singers, an intergenerational family chorus based in Newton, unites families and friends across a wide age range through the joy of singing American folk and popular music. Renowned within the community for their vibrant performances and captivating energy, their core mission is to foster a sense of community through music. After more...

Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

Allen Center for the Arts 35 Webster Street, West Newton, MA, United States

Spoken Word - Amanda Shea & Grey Held Amanda Shea is a distinguished spoken word artist, multidisciplinary creator, educator, and advocate, celebrated for her dynamic contributions to the arts and community activism. Her notable roles include hosting BAMSFest and numerous poetry events, leading youth workshops in spoken word, visual arts, and public speaking, and working...

Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

Allen Center for the Arts 35 Webster Street, West Newton, MA, United States

These two talents are incredible on their own but brought together for the Festival, they form the ultimate dynamic duo of jazz. They will perform a special program dedicated to Duke Ellington’s 125th birthday. Newtonite Dominique Eade, a vocalist, composer, and improviser, merges musical finesse with emotional clarity, earning critical praise and influencing generations of...

Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

Hyde Bandstand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands, MA, United States

Dennis Montgomery III and Pleasant Praise He wowed us at last year’s Newton Piano Summit and now he‘s back with a full choir. Dennis Montgomery grew up singing and playing in Baptist churches around the upper Louisiana area under the tutelage of his father and mother. Shortly after he arrived at Berklee in 1983, Montgomery...

Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

Hyde Bandstand 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands, MA, United States

Thaddeus Hogarth Collective “… Take a healthy dose of Sly and The Family Stone, add a liberal pinch of Stevie Wonder, put on your dancing shoes and boogie to the music of Thaddeus Hogarth …“– –Bruce Gelerman, NPR. So popular with Newton audiences, Thaddeus Hogarth is making his third appearance at the Festival of the...