ARTS & CULTURE * BEAUTIFICATION * SERVICE
A Great NewtonSERVES, Family Fun Day & Newton Pan Asian Cultural Festival
Thank you to our NewtonSERVES Organizers and Participants!
This past Sunday, 450 volunteers helped out at over 30 sites throughout Newton. They cleaned, mulched and beautified our city for all to enjoy. Thank you to the project leaders and volunteers! A huge thank you also to the Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture Department who coordinated and provided the supplies.
1294 Centre Street mulching with project leader Paula Gannon, Director of Newton Cultural Development.
Cheesecake Brook clean up with project leader Councilor Emily Norton.
Pathway to Possible clean up of Juniper
House with Project Leader Rachel Dill.
Newton Pan Asian Cultural Festival
Saturday May 8, 7pm
Newton Community Pride is pleased to support this online event with a community micro grant. The virtual celebration will feature traditional cultural activity from past years and more. Watch here on youtube or log in on zoom.
Family Fun Day
We are happy to sponsor three free family friendly events that have been planned by the Newton Cultural Development Department for Saturday, May 15. Events are free, but sign up is required here. Masks and social distancing also required.

Schedule:

10:30 – 11:30am, Tanglewood Marionettes Puppet Show at Newton Centre Playground Join the Tanglewood Marionettes for a theatrical production of An Arabian Adventure.

1:00 – 2:00pm, Drum Circle on Newton Centre Green
Marcus Santos of Grooversity will lead a multi-generational drum circle at Newton Centre Green.

3:00 – 4:00pm, Story Starters Workshop at the Hyde Center Bandshell
Story Starters program will open with a kid-friendly introduction of Story Starters followed by a read aloud by Newton-based author Mia Wenjen.
A Few Tickets Left For
Saturday May 15, 2021
8:15 pm – 10:15 pm

End Family Fun Day by watching SPY KIDS on a 40 foot screen from the comfort and safety of your car at the former Aquinas College parking lot at 150 Jackson Road Newton, MA 02458. Pre-order dinner or snacks from Better Life Foods when you purchase your ticket.

Tickets and registration required. $25 per car. Limited Capacity. Purchase HERE

Each car gets a special goodie bag!

Presenting Sponsor, The Village Bank
Newton Outdoors Receives MCC Community Impact Program Grant
Newton Community Pride is thrilled to have been awarded a Community Impact Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council for our Newton Out Doors public art initiative. We are excited to install approximately 25 fabulous pieces in our village centers this month.
"Fig Newton Festival" by Harun Zankel
"Discovering Paradise" by Grace Julian-Murthy
Thank You to our 2021 Sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor
Bronze
Benefactor
Plaut Mahoney Family