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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT-SHARON STOUT

Sharon Stout has been volunteering with Newton Community Pride for more than 15 years. She has had lead roles in logistics, fundraising and in-kind donations for NewtonSERVES and has also helped with Harvest Fair, July 4 and Newtonville Village Day. Thank you, Sharon! Read what Sharon has to say about her volunteer experience [...]

2020-06-02T15:53:54+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Blog|

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS, NEWTON FIREWORKS AND EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

For the first time in 30 years there will be no fireworks above Newton for the Fourth of July, according to an announcement this week from Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and Newton Community Pride. Over its three-decade history, there was only one time the fireworks were postponed due to weather – but there has never been a cancellation. [...]

2020-05-22T19:30:37+00:00May 22nd, 2020|News|

SUZUKI SCHOOL OF NEWTON WORKS TO CONTINUE CLASSES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Suzuki School of Newton is joining similar music programs across the country to ensure its community has access to classes during the pandemic. Switching to online instruction was essential, school officials said, in order to continue building the relationships among students and teachers. "I think our families really appreciate the continued connection to the school," said Amanda Cook, the registrar and marketing manager of the Suzuki School. "Students form a really special bond with their music teachers". [...]

2020-05-15T19:35:41+00:00May 15th, 2020|News|

NEWTON’S FENCEART DONATED TO LIFT CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS’ SPIRITS

NEWTON, MA – For years now, the work of local artists has been displayed in local neighborhoods as part of the city's FenceArt project. But when Dr. Michael Henry, a Newton resident who serves as the medical director of the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation and director of somatic therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital recently visited an alternative care facility in Boston that was opened to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, he figured a little bit of art could go a long way in brightening the day of patients at the facility. [...]. FenceART is funded by Newton Community Pride and Newton Open Studios.

2020-05-09T20:05:46+00:00May 9th, 2020|News|