Online registration for the 4th annual Newton Turkey Trot closes on Monday, November 13th!
This event kicks off with a 1 mile kids’ fun run at 8:30 am followed by the 5K race at 9:00 am. See www.newtonturkeytrot.com for information and registration. Not a runner? Join the fun as a volunteer! Details are in the volunteer section of the website.
New this year – bring a nonperishable food item to bib pick up and our partners at Whole Foods Market will donate too, doubling the donation to the Newton Food Pantry!
Missed the online registration? Sign up at Bib pick up on Thursday, Friday or on Saturday morning before the race. Sign up soon, this race will sell out!
November 18th, 8:30 am kids’ run, 9:00 am 5K
Sign up at https://www.katieleesalisphd.com
December 2nd, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, $88/person
Cary Memorial Building: Estabrook Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington
The Etiquette Boot Camp will prepare a child for the next family dinner, social gathering, or formal event. Participants will learn how to start and maintain conversations with adults and peers, how to introduce themselves, when to interrupt, and much more.
Do you know a child that is struggling with table manners? Participants will learn how to set the table, use their napkin, pass food, and use utensils the European and American way. The 4-hour program is interactive, thought-provoking and fun, and is specifically developed for two different age groups, 7-12 and 13-17, targeting the social challenges affecting today’s youth. For more information visit TheEtiquetteAcademy.org.
December 10th, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Boston – Newton Hotel
Learn to ski or snowboard with Newton Parks and Recreation with lessons at Nashoba Valley Ski Area. Transportation from Newton is provided from the Albemarle Field House. This 6 week program runs on Tuesdays for grades 3 – 5 and Fridays for grades 5 – 10 starting January 2nd.
For more information go to www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks and click on Recreation Programs then Skiing for more information. Registration begins online on Tuesday October 24th at www.activityreg.com and has filled quickly in the past. Contact Channon Ames DiCiurcio at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617-796-1529 for more information.
Explore outstanding options for summer fun at Maine Arts Camp. As we head into the holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about next summer! Located on the beautiful campus of Colby College, Maine Arts Camp is a small overnight camp community that offers inventive 9 to 16-year-olds all the fun of a traditional summer experience combined with exceptional opportunities to pursue their passion across multiple arts disciplines.
Maine Arts campers choose individualized schedules from a wide range covering visual arts, theater, music, dance, culinary arts, robotics, film-making, photography, and individual sports, such as kayaking, hiking, and tennis, With a 3:1 camper to staff ratio, MAC’s team of highly qualified professional educators can give each child the personal attention they need to grow and thrive as an artist and as an individual.
Visit www.maineartscamp.com to learn more and find out what makes Maine Arts Camp so different and so special. If you have any questions, or would like to set up a meeting, please email Camp Director Rick Mades at email@example.com or Newton parent Anabel Cable at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Kingswood, the JCC overnight camp, will hold an open house. Meet the camp director and staff and learn how Camp Kingswood is a place to be active, a place to make lifelong friends and a place to build Jewish identity.
Located on a beautiful waterfront in Bridgton, Maine, Kingswood is a coed overnight camp for kids entering grades 3-11. Campers and experienced staff create a fun, positive, and diverse community where Jewish values and exciting activities in sports, outdoor adventure, water sports and visual and performing arts are the core of the program. Zohar Special Needs Inclusion Program (ages 10-17) and Zohar Special Needs Vocational Program (ages 17-21) also available.
Bus transportation to and from camp available. For more information, visit kingswood.org or call 617-558-6531. Everyone welcome.
December 3rd, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Leventhal-Sidman Center, 333 Nahanton Street
ASA Hoops is hosting a Veterans Day Clinic for boys & girls, ages 7-14. These clinics emphasize a healthy balance of fun, skill development and competitive play.
In addition they are offering after school and Saturday skills classes for ages 7-13. Check out all of the classes and clinics here: www.asahoops.com. For questions please email Coachb@asahoops.com.
Veteran’s Day Clinic November 10th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mackenzie Center, 1337 Centre Street, Newton
Designed for adults and beginner-intermediate level sewing students ages 6-11, Parent & Child Fashion Club is a perfect fit for the adult/child duo who:
- are looking for an expressive, creative activity to explore together
- exhibit unique and interesting fashion sense
- have a passion for design
- enjoy adding their personal flair to clothing and accessories
In this five week club, members will try their hand at designing, constructing, and embellishing their own garments. This will include sketching ideas, learning garment construction techniques (including taking measurements, cutting their own pieces, putting together basic skirts and shirts, etc.), and exploring embellishment concepts to give their creations some self-expression. The culmination of Fashion Club will leave each student with several garments and accessories, regardless of their sewing skills at the beginning!
This club is intended for parents and students to spend time together learning, growing, and creating! You can register at the following link: https://www.hipstitchers.com/ products/parent-child-fashion- club
November 4th, November 11th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 16th, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Come play sports inside at the Williams Gym when the weather gets cold outside. Run by Be Ahead of the Game, these evening clinics are designed to be skill-building with loads of FUN!
Open to all Kindergarten – 7th grade students, Williams alumni, friends and neighbors! So grab a friend or sibling and join the fun!
Session 1 starts the week of November 13th. Sign up by grade level, times vary between 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Don’t miss out, spots are filling up fast!
Open this FLYER for more information and to register!
Mon – Multi-Sports → soccer, basketball, floor hockey, dodgeball, volleyball
Tues – Basketball
Wed – Futsal (soccer) training
Thurs – Futsal (soccer) training
Historic Newton presents the Jug Band Giants with iconic musicians Geoff Muldaur, John Sebastian, and Jim Kweskin. This rare joint appearance brings to life the classic jug band music, a fun and innovative genre steeped in American folk and blues musical traditions. Using a variety of instruments, these talented musicians also perform traditional folk music. Don’t miss what promises to be an incredible evening!
Tickets available at www.newtonma.gov/jugbandgiants for $85 and $55. Sponsor tickets starting at $175 include a post-concert artist reception. For more information, call 617-796-1450.
November 18th, 7:30 p.m.
Newton North High School, 457 Walnut Street, Newton