Events for the Summer of 2013

Grand Opening

Newton Cultural Center
Tuesday, July 16, 1pm
Lawn at City Hall, Homer Street side
Free Concert: Wayne Potash
Wayne Potash

Saturday Evening Concert

Circuit Theatre Company

Saturday, July 13

Circuit Theatre Company Presents:
Valentine and the Trick Hearts

Circuit Theatre, Newton's only professional resident Theatre Company previews their upcoming production of "The Valentine Trilogy" with rock n'roll, juggling, stunts and more! Check out their exciting summer schedule, which also includes "The Amish Project" and "Nicky Park Memorial Park" at

Tuesdays for Children   Thursdays for Children

1:00 PM-Free
Newton Centre Green
Opposite Panera
Newton Centre map


12:00 noon-Free

Ware's Cove, Auburndale
(rain location in adjacent field house)

Generously sponsored by
Village Bank
July 9 Josh and the Jamtones

Cool rock-n-roll music band for kids and families
sponsored by: Learning Express
Jamtones   July 11 Scott Kepnes

Funny, Funky, Folk-Rock Music And Storytelling For Kids And Families!
Scott Kepnes
July 23 Stacey Peasley Band

Award winning, family-friendly music to dance and sing-along.
Stacy Peasley   July 18 David Polansky

Music and fun with our own Time for Partners teacher
David Polansky
July 30 Rolie Polie Guacamole

High energy mix of Rock, Fun, and Folk Music
sponsored by:
Carvalho & Roth
Rolie Polie Guacamolie   July 25 Davey the Clown

Expect the unexpected with amazing magic, juggling, wacky antics and a rubber chicken!
Gerwick Puppets Woodpile
Dancing in the Parks
sponsored by:
Newton Cultural Council

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Bring chairs, blankets and your dancing shoes.


July 31
Hyde Center Community Bandstand

Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands

David Polansky Band

David and his friends have accompanied all of the biggest names in show business. His Louis Armstrong impersonation is legendary.
David Polansky
August 7
Coletti-Magni Park

Corner of Watertown St and Bridge St.

Tom Nutile Band

Traditional swing, jazz, pop, rock, Latin, waltzes and, polkas
Blue Suede Boppers
August 14
West Newton Square
(Cherry St & Washington St)

Beatle Tracks

A really great Beatles Tribute Band!
Beatle Tracks

Heritage Festivals

Sundays, 6:15 PM- 8:00 PM
Free-donations accepted
Newton Centre Green
Cancelled in the event of rain.

Enjoy a festival of cultures reflecting the rich diverse heritage of Newton's population. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the end of a weekend on a high note.

July 7 Rumbafrica
Soukous music and dances from Congo sharing in the rich diversity that the African cultures offer the world
July 14 Israeli Festival 5:30 – 8pm
featuring Gitit Shoval Band, Israeli Youth Ensemble, folk dancing, food, arts & crafts for kids.
co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel of NE and:
Carvalho & Roth
Gitit Shoval
July 21 Los Sugar Kings

Inspired by Cuban tunes – Totally bilingual, comfortably bicultural, compulsively danceable.
American Chinese Art Society
July 28 Four Guys in Tuxes

Dance the night away with big band, jazz, Dixie and swing

Four Guys in Tuxes


Download the summer flier

Download the Summer Performances Flier

Platinum Sponsor
Rockland Trust
Silver Sponsor

Cambridge Savings Bank
Sustaining Sponsors
First Commons Bank Whole Foods Whole Foods Carvalho & Roth Carvalho & Roth