Howdy, neighbors!

It’s August?

It’s August!!!

Try your best to slow down the last month of summer! Instead of smelling the roses though, take in a great cultural event! Right here in town!


Summer in the Highlands
Hyde Community Center
Friday, August 3 | FREE

6pm: Heritage House Blues Band
Dusk: The Princess Bride



Zanna, Don’t!
Newton Country Players*
August 3-4 and August 10-11 at 8pm
MassBay Community College | $20

A matchmaker who can also do magic. A chess team that’s more popular than the football team. A high school where everyone can love whoever they want, however they want, whenever they want. Heartsville High, the setting for the Newton Country Players’ Zanna, Don’t!, may not be a typical high school. But it is within this setting that conceptions about homosexuality are challenged, love is encouraged, and high schoolers are accepted. 

It’s a rare treat to see this show, which is set to a fun, pop score: when the Newton Country Players’ production opens on August 3, it will be only the fourth time this musical has been performed in Massachusetts.



Newton Community Weekend at Jackson Homestead
Historic Newton*
Saturday, August 4 – Sunday, August 5 | FREE

Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to the Jackson Homestead & Museum. Come explore with the entire family! The museum is open both on Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5, noon – 5 PM.

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