‘Carbon Countdown 2023’ Series on May 16 & 20

 Tuesday, May 16 at 7 pm.  Online. Massachusetts Climate Chief Melissa Hoffer will speak about “An Equitable and Sustainable Future: A Vision for Massachusetts.” Her talk will be followed by a Q&A session and brief introductions to local community driven … Read More

‘Preparing for Climate Change: Is Newton Doing Enough?’

Thursday, May 18 at 7pm. Online. Green Newton is joining the Newton Democratic City Committee’s Climate Crisis Subcommittee, in presenting “Preparing for Climate Change: Is Newton Doing Enough?”  Emily Norton, Newton city councilor and Executive Director of the Charles River Watershed … Read More

‘Carbon Countdown 2023’ Series

Saturday, May 20 at 9:30am. Online. Senator Mike Barrett will talk about connecting citizen activists to the legislative process, as well as connecting the executive branch work to the work of the legislature. His talk will be followed by workshops … Read More

Volunteers Needed to Help Plant Container Gardens for Seniors

Sunday, May 21, 9am-3pm. Horace Mann Housing Complex (corner of Watertown and Walker Streets, Newtonville). Newton Neighbors, the Newton Housing Authority and Newton Community Farm are launching a project to plant container gardens for eligible seniors at the Horace Mann Housing … Read More

Enjoy a Spring Tree Tour at the Newton Cemetery and Arboretum

Sunday, May 21 at 10:30am. Newton Cemetary (791 Walnut Street, Newton Center). Take a springtime tour through the winding roads of Newton Cemetery & Arboretum, led by Cemetery staff arborists. With over 30 species of flowering trees, shrubs, and perennials, … Read More

Newton Conservators’ Annual Meeting May 24

Marcia Cooper to receive a Newton Conservators' annual meeting award as environmentalist of the year on May 24. The award goes to Marcia for her enthusiasm and devotion to a sustainable world for future generations.  For thoughtfully inspiring Newton students to … Read More