Category Archives: Kids

Thursday, May 23 at 7pm. Online. Dr. Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will share the latest science on how pesticides impact health, children’s unique vulnerability, and … Read More

Thursday, May 9 from 4:30-5:30pm. Online. This will be the last meeting of the Green Newton Schools Connection, as next year the newly funded positions of Newton Public Schools (NPS) Green Captains will meet as an “educator network.” Our Green … Read More

Saturday, May 11 at 12pm (film) and 1:45pm (panel discussion). West Newton Cinema (1296 Washington St, West Newton). Join the West Newton Cinema Foundation in a screening and panel discussion of the film “Food Inc., 2.” This sequel to the … Read More

Farmers Market

There’s never been a better time to try vegan. The Inaugural Newton Vegan Chef Challenge kicks off on May 1. Local chefs will be competing for your votes with creative and delicious plant-based menu options. Veganism is on the rise, … Read More

Tuesday, April 30 from 7:30-8:30pm. Online. Worried about toxic PFAS pollution? Turn that worry into action. Join Clean Water Action for a screening of the documentary “The Poison In Us All” and stay for a brief discussion on what YOU … Read More

As the Environmental Protection Agency issues new federal limits on six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, environmental organizations and firefighters are calling upon the state’s political leaders to protect Massachusetts residents from continued PFAS contamination by passing … Read More

Thursday, May 2 from 7-8pm. Online. The negative impacts of plastic on human health are increasingly visible and increasingly costly. This March, the New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a study detecting micro- and nanoplastics in the … Read More