Cultural Affairs/Arts in the Parks

Mayor's Office For Cultural Affairs
Newton Cultural Affairs Offices 
Newton City Hall (second floor room 203) Newton, MA 02459
Phone: 617-796-1540 
Linda R. Plaut, Director:
lplaut@newtonma.gov 
Jeannie Smith, Assistant Director: jsmith@newtonma.gov 

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Happy New Year!
Check out the Spring 2015 Activities in Newton!
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Chinese New Year Celebration!
Join the Newton Chinese Language School in this delightful day of events
Saturday, February 7, 1oam - 3pm
Newton Cultural Center at City hall

10am - 1pm Chinese painting and art exhibition
10am - 3pm Kids' crafts and games
11am - 2pm  Chinese Dim sum for sale*
12pm - 3pm  Chinese instrument performances
Free admission. Please bring an item for the Newton Food Pantries.
*We recommend preordering the Dim Sum for $12/box, as quantity is limited. www.newtonchineseschool.org    Chinese New Year Celebration
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Acoustic Newton Coffeehouse
Saturday, February 14, 7pm
Newton Cultural Center at City Hall

Join hosts Barbara Cassidy Band (Barbara Cassidy & Eric Chasalow) and their guests Crowes Pasture (Monique Byrne & Andy Rogovin) for a festive and romantic evening of Love songs in the Folk Tradition. The concert will feature original songs written by both couples and American & Irish Traditional Folk Songs that are familiar to everyone.
Tickets $10 adult/$5 seniors & students at www.newtoncommunitypride.org








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Newton Spelling Bee

Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
A fun and educational elementary school Spelling Bee for children in
Grades K - 5.
Registration is almost full. Still some spots open in 5th grade!
Monday, March 23rd - Grades 1,2,3 & 4
Tuesday, March 24th - Grades 3 & 5
Monday, March 30th - Grades K,1,2 & 4
Tuesday, March 31st - Grades 4 & 5
Monday, April 6th - Grades K,1,2 & 3
Register at www.newtoncommunitypride.org  
Spelling Bee 
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Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
9:30am - 11:15am


Winter/Spring 2015 - Now enrolling
Mondays: 1/26 - 5/18
Tuesdays: 1/27 - 5/19
Wednesdays: 1/28 - 5/20
Thursdays: 2/5 - 5/28
Fridays: 1/30 - 5/29

Art Teachers
Mondays -
Paula Gannon
Tues - Fri - Terry Curtin
Music Teachers
Mon - Thurs -
David Polansky
Fridays -
Paula Gannon

Newton resident $270, Non-Resident $295
To register: 
www.activityreg.com, click on MA, click on Newton Parks & Recreation, click on Activity Registration, click on Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs, choose your day.

Summer!  Now enrolling
Franklin Elementary School
125 Derby Street

Tuesdays: 6/30 - 8/6
Wednesdays: 7/1 - 8/7
Thursdays: 7/2 - 8/8

Newton resident $130, Non-resident $150
To register: 
www.activityreg.com, click on MA, click on Newton Parks & Recreation, click on Activity Registration, click on Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs, choose your day.
Summer for Kids


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