Firstly, apologies for the Fix sabbatical and any missed events in there – I went on an actual vacation!

Beat the heat this weekend with some community fun! (Don’t worry, everyone will be sweating through it together!)

Summer in the Highlands
Hyde Community Center
Friday, July 19 at 6pm

This week’s outdoor concert features Americana band Waiting for Neil and the dusk-time movie is Frankenweenie. I haven’t made it over to the new bandstand yet – how is it?!


St. Mary of Carmen Festival
Pellegrini Park
Hawthorn St, West Newton
Wednesday, July 17 – Sunday, July 21

Celebrate with the whole family at the 78th St. Mary of Carmen Festival! (78 is a lot of years!) Here’s this year’s schedule: http://www.stmaryofcarmen.org/festival


Heritage Festival: Los Sugar Kings
Newton Centre Green
Sunday, July 21 at 6:15pm

Los Sugar Kings is a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, high level of musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity that is rearely heard. From Mambo to Reggae, Salsa to Merengue, to Rock – their music is spontaneous, passionate, thoughtful and joyous. Bring a blanket/chair and a picnic and enjoy a lively evening in the beautiful setting of the Newton Center Garden. The Heritage Festival series of concerts is sponsored by Newton Community Pride.


As always, the Newton Culture Fix is just a glimpse of arts and cultural events happening in Newton this weekend. If you have any additional events to add, please kindly do so in the comments. 

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