Artful Pianos
We are excited to announce that our Artful Pianos will be back again for summer 2021! We are currently looking for volunteer “Piano Pals” to look after the piano in your village location & cover it in the event of rain. We will supply the plastic bin, tarp and bungee cords. We are still looking for help in Newton Centre, Newtonville, Auburndale, West Newton and Waban. If interested please email
Beautification Committee
Do you enjoy gardening? Have a green thumb and want to help with the beautification of Newton? Join the newly formed Newton Community Pride Beautification Committee led by NCP board members Howard Sholkin and Barbara Darnell. Volunteers welcome to help maintain our award winning gardens, plant flowers in pots around the city and more. Email to join!
Newton Community Pride Community Micro Grants Award Recipient Events
Mary Stuart: A Collaboration of Song and Text

Outdoor Performance at the Hyde Community Bandshell
90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands

Two queens; one throne. Two women pitted against each other in a man’s world. Find out who wins this Renaissance-style game of thrones in a sharp new adaptation of Schiller’s drama.

Starring Linda Goetz as Queen Elizabeth, Sarah Brooke Vanaman as Mary, Queen of Scots, and Tatiana Ramos as Lord Burleigh.

Music by Lady Mary Dering, Miss Abrams, and Anne Boleyn performed by the musicians of Cappella Clausura.

Celebrate Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19, 12 - 4 PM at the Hyde Playground with a live DJ, special dance performance, food truck and ice cream. All are welcome.
Newton Open Studios
Newton Open Studios is back and OUTSIDE this year! 

Saturday, June 26, 2021 11am-5pm [rain date: Sunday, June 27]

75+ artists, out in their yards, all across Newton. Explore, Buy, Browse! 
Check artist pages for extended hours and exhibit days. 

Artist registration deadline is June 18, 2021

Newton Community Pride serves as the fiscal agent for NOS.
Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts
Save The Date - for the 6th annual Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 and celebrate Newton‘s talented musicians, singers, bands, poets, story tellers & more. Performances will be live at three locations across the city in West Newton, Newton Highlands and Waban. More information & performance schedule in next newsletter.
We're Hiring
Join Newton Community Pride and support arts, culture & community programing as our part time Bookkeeper. Our office location is in Newton Centre. Interested? See here for more information and to apply.
Thank You to our 2021 Sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor
Plaut Mahoney Family