Cultural Affairs/Arts in the Parks

Mayor's Office For Cultural Affairs
Newton Community Pride 
Newton City Hall (second floor room 203) Newton, MA 02459
Phone: 617-796-1540 

Paula Gannon, Associate Director:


We mourn the loss of our Director, Linda Plaut and celebrate her legacy.




Looking for something to do? is a free on-line Calendar that lists any cultural events happening in Newton, and events by Newton cultural organizations that are happening outside Newton. It's free to use, and to post. Save it on your desktop, put it on your phone, and check it out! 


Time for Partners

 Art & Music classes for children 18 months to 4 years, with an adult. Learn, explore and make new friends. 9:30 - 11:15 am.        

Newton Cultural Center at City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue


Winter/Spring 2019


 Music teachers:  David Polansky & Nevena Djordjevic
Art teachers: Terry Curtin & Donna Leone

16 Sessions:  Newton Resident $296  Non-Newton Resident $320





Mon.     Jan. 28 - June 10     Donna & David
Tues.     Jan 22 - May 21      Terry & David
Wed.     Jan 23 - May 22      Terry & David          
Thurs.   Jan 24 - May 23      Terry & David 
 Fri.        Jan 25 - May 24      Terry & Nevena


July 9 - August 15  Select your day of choice:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
9:30 am - 11:15 am Newton City Hall  War Memorial Auditorium 

6 sessions:  $125 Newton Resident  $150 Non Newton Resident 

TO, click on Time for Partners. Choose your session.

Siblings: age up to 12 months free; 12 months and older 50%; One time drop in $10;  Guests $25. 


 Summer Theater Camp & Art Exploration in the Afternoons 

June 26 through July 24 

Theater Camp  9am – 12pm (with optional early drop off )
Art Exploration 1pm - 3pm 
Enroll in both sessions, bring a bag lunch and stay for the day - adult supervision provided.

Click here for more details

Site photos courtesy of Teresa Curtin




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