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Tickets on Sale Now! Newton Music Ambassadors Gala Benefit Concert

Be a patron of the arts! Kick off the holiday season with a very special night of jazz that will
directly benefit our high school music students! Join the music communities of Newton North and Newton South High Schools at a Gala Benefit Concert in support of the Newton Music Ambassadors Scholarship Fund (NMA).

Featuring ensembles from both schools’ award-winning jazz programs, the evening promises exceptional music in a convivial setting with light snacks and a cash bar, and is a great opportunity to celebrate and support Newton’s talented young musicians.  All proceeds will benefit the Newton Music Ambassadors, a collaborative fund set up by Newton South’s Lisa Linde and North’s Richard Labedz to empower students in pursuit of
music enrichment beyond the classroom. Funds raised at this event will provide Newton high school music students with opportunities to travel and participate in festivals and competitions, as well as funding assistance for private music lessons, and summer music camps etc.  The NMA seeks to position our students to serve as ambassadors who will positively impact the world around them through music.

Ticket prices are $25.00/adult, $10.00/student and can be purchased online in advance
at newtonmusicambassadors.seatyourself.biz or at the door (cash/check only).  Donations are also welcome.  Please email any questions to newtonmusicambassadors@gmail.com.

November 22nd,  7:00 – 10:00 pm
American Legion Nonantum Post 440, 295 California Street

Newton Family Singers 10th Anniversary Show: Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac

It’s NFS’s birthday!

Since 2009, the Newton Family Singers has given family-friendly, inter-generational choral concerts to the Newton community. For their 10th Anniversary show, they’re singing the music of Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac. Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac burst into musical consciousness in the 1970s with signature songs like “American Girl” and “Don’t Stop,” and continued generating hits in the decades following. Tie on a flowing scarf and come sing along with Newton Family Singers and celebrate the songs of Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie and more. For ages “Learnin’ to Fly” to “Free Fallin’”.

BONUS. Help Newton Family Singers give back to the community that supports us all. Representatives from 10 local charities* will be at the concert to raise awareness of how they serve our community, from feeding the hungry to greening our community, from providing companionship to educating our children. Plus, all net proceeds for this concert will be shared by these groups.

Join in! You are an integral part of this musical family! Help celebrate this milestone and the incredible community we’ve created together. Clap & sing along to family-friendly, live music and enjoy the festivities.

Tickets are available at www.newtonfamilysingers.org. $12.00/Adults and $10.00/Child. Remember that all net proceeds will support the ten local organizations that will be honored at the concert. Please consider donating a few extra dollars at the time of your online purchase.

November 24th, 4:00 pm
JCC Greater Boston, 333 Nahanton Street

* Participating Charities:

  • Asperger / Autism Network (AANE)
  • Best Buddies – Team Believe
  • Centre Street Food Pantry
  • Green Newton
  • Newton at Home
  • Newton Community Farm
  • Newton Food Pantry
  • Newton Schools Foundation
  • Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Newton (SEL4Newton)
  • Waban Library Center

Sleepless in Newton?

You can fix that at the Newton South Arts Mattress Fundraiser.

Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Newton South Fine Performing Arts
program! They’ll have great name brands including Simmons Beautyrest, Intellibed,
Therapedic, Wellsville, and the popular Number beds priced up to 50% off retail in the NSHS Gym.

They’ll also be selling adjustable bases, luxury sheets, premium pillows, frames, and
mattress protectors… and offering massage chairs too! MANY financing options available,
including layaway and no credit check same as cash.

Take a peek of what to expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tEjzhM-kVU
If you are not in the market for a new mattress just now, please support this effort by helping to spread the word. Thousands of families in our community will be buying a new mattress this winter, very likely including some of your friends – help them save money AND support our students!

November 24th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Newton South High School Gym

Cross Country Ski Club in Newton

Do you want to introduce your kids to cross-country skiing and give them the opportunity to ski with other kids their age? Eastern Mass Bill Koch (EMBK) Club is a Boston-area club dedicated to introducing kids to the joys of cross-country skiing and racing. The club is open to children ages 7-13, absolute beginners to experienced competitive skiers.

Kids train at the DCR’s Leo J. Martin Ski Track in Newton Lower Falls from early December until the last snow melts. The facility makes its own snow. Everyone skis Saturday mornings, with some skiing Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings depending on their age/experience. Check out the club’s website and registration information at http://easternmassnordic.org.

Writing Tutors Available

Does your student struggle with school writing assignments? Jane Hirschhorn and her team at JBH Tutoring can help. Jane and her tutors have more than 50 years of combined experience working with students from middle school through graduate school. They tailor their approach to make the best use of each student’s strengths to help them move through the writing process with calm and confidence and can also help with college essays.

For more information, please contact Jane at jane@jbhtutoring.com or 617-957-7208. You can learn more about Jane and her wonderful team at jbhtutoring.com.

Tickets on Sale Now for the Newton South Frosh Play! 

Come to this year’s South frosh production: Love Hurts and cheer on South Stage’s newest actors and techies as they showcase their talents and try out new skills during this evening of quirky and diverse 10-minute plays directed by Sundi Scott. Tickets cost $10.00 and can be purchased online at www.southstage.org

November 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 7:30 pm
The Lab Theatre

Newton Girls Lacrosse

Newton Girls Lacrosse’s 2020 season registration is now open. CLICK HERE to register.

Newton Girls Lacrosse (NGL) is dedicated to providing Newton girls and their families a community based developmental lacrosse program. This year they celebrate their 20th season!

NGL is the only Newton girls lacrosse program with opportunities for all Newton girls in grades 1-8 to play lacrosse. They encourage girls at all ages, regardless of experience, to join the program and learn lacrosse while meeting new friends, being active and competing.

The program delivers a fun, safe and inclusive youth sport environment. Please visit the website at newtongirlslacrosse.com to register.

Teams: Last year there were about 200 girls in the program. The program offered 10 travel teams and 1 select team in the Founders Girls Lacrosse League.

Practices and games: All grade levels have practiced at Weeks Field in Newton Center on Mondays and Wednesdays the past few years starting in late March and ending in June. In addition, the program also uses both outdoor and indoor turf when the spring weather creates challenges.

Games are played on Sundays for all grade levels and Friday nights for the 5/6 and 7/8 select teams.

NGL – Come Play!

The Dreaded College Essay: A Solution

Kathryn Frorer, a Princeton University graduate, knows firsthand how stressful the college application process can be and she knows how to bring you to the other side with a peaceful semester, a strong essay, and a confident application.

“Who are you, and what do you care about?” is a challenging question for an adult to answer when the stakes are low. For a teenager facing college admissions, it can be paralyzing.  Master Mine, specializes in guiding students to write college essays that answer these difficult questions in honest, compelling, and meaningful ways.

They offer one-on-one online sessions personalized to the needs of each student. Starting from scratch, students complete powerful common app essays, written entirely in their own words, in about ten sessions.

To schedule a free, 30-minute consultation, call 215-796-4326 or email katiefrorer@gmail.com.

Newton Youth Hockey’s Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey

Registration is still open in Newton Youth Hockey’s Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey programs.

Learn to Skate is designed for children aged 3.5 to 10 and runs for two consecutive 9 week sessions. The first session starts on November 16th.

The Learn to Play program is an introduction to hockey designed for boys and girls aged 4 through 11. Participants follow a progression of drills designed to teach them the core hockey skills of skating, stick handling, passing, and shooting. There is a strong emphasis on having fun, using a variety of games, challenges, and scrimmages as key components of the program. Participants skate twice per week for 16 weeks on Saturdays and Sundays. This program begins on November 9th.

For more information or to register, please visit http://www.newtonyouthhockey.com or contact intramuralvp@newtonyouthhockey.com.

Insane Fun. Unbelievable Lacrosse.

Girls Lax Newton is a town lacrosse program open to girls in 5-8th grade living in or attending school in Newton.

The program is dedicated to empowering girls to be the best they can be with superior coaching that fosters a safe environment of individual growth at all skill levels where female athletes have fun and are competitive while learning the fundamentals of the game of lacrosse. Beginners are welcome. Visit http://www.girlslaxnewton.com/ to register and for more information.