Category Archives: Kids

Saturday, December 9 from 3-4pm. Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). Do you have a ton of craft supplies that you’ve lost the inspiration to use? Don’t let it fester in your collection: come on down to … Read More

Dr. Phil Landrigan is a Newton resident and a leading global public health expert, scientist and pediatrician specializing in pollution and children’s health. When he learned that city councilors are considering Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s request to fund artificial turf on … Read More

Toxic chemicals shouldn’t be in things children use every day. But they are. Children’s products can contain harmful chemicals like lead, cadmium, PFAS, asbestos, phthalates, bisphenols, and more. There is a solution! An Act for Toxic Free Kids (S175/H318) will … Read More

Saturday, November 4 from 1-4pm (Rain date: November 5). Newton City Hall War Memorial Circle (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). What will you do with your pumpkin after Halloween? You could put it in with your yard waste, but how much more … Read More

Fall is the best time to start transitioning lawns to organic. The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy … Read More

induction stove

Thursday, October 19 at 7pm. Online. Induction stoves, long popular in Europe and Asia, are more efficient than gas or standard electric stoves. Some chefs and home cooks the the U.S. are now also making the transition to induction cooking, … Read More

The popular cooking magazine Bon Appetite recently wrote about the dangers of microwaving foods in plastic containers, affirming once again the health risks associated with using plastic to store and heat food items. Entitled “Definitely Do Not Put Plastic in … Read More