Holiday Lighting Ceremony
City Hall - 1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton
December 1st 6-7 p.m.
Sing-along with the Stacey Peasley Band as they play your favorite holiday songs. Then, enjoy some hot chocolate or tea from David’s Tea, and snack bars donated by KIND, as you watch a “Rockettes” performance by Creative Dance Steps Studio. Please bring a donation for Newton’s food pantries.
More information: www.newtoncommunitypride.org
Breakfast with Santa
The Woman’s Club of Newton Highlands - 72 Columbus St, Newton Highlands
December 3rd 9 a.m.- noon
Always a popular featuring snacks and activities for children and, of course, and an opportunity to chat with Santa Claus.
Second Church in Newton, UCC - 60 Highland St, West Newton
Stalls and tables spill forth treasures new and old, at two churches within a block of each other: Second Church, UCC, 60 Highland St. (starts 9 a.m.) and First Unitarian Society of Newton, 1326 Washington St. (starts 9:30 a.m.). Shoppers can look through books, purchase decorated Christmas wreaths, consider useful or decorative housewares, and at Second Church, visit a kids’ table filled with gently used toys. There’ll be caroling, kid’s activities and lots of attic treasures. The Unitarians offer both munch-and-lunch while Second Church provides coffee and doughnuts. There will be live holiday music and a Silent Auction at both churches.
Newton Holiday Craft Fair
Newton City Hall - 1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton
December 3rd 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Handcrafted jewelry, hats and scarves, pottery, cards, glass works, tablecloths, paintings, purses, and delicious chocolates are just some of the things you’ll find. Please bring a nonperishable food item for the Newton Food Pantries.
More Information: www.newtoncommunitypride.org/artCraft.html
Auburndale Community Nursery School - 218 Walnut St, Newton
December 3rd 11 a.m. -2 p.m.
Silent auction, family yard sale, cafe, bake sale, craftspeople and kids’ activities. Proceeds benefit the ACNS Scholarship Fund. Museum admission included with ticket purchase.
More information: www.wenhammuseum.org.