NewPhil Silver Anniversary Gala

NewPhil Silver Anniversary Gala

The 25th season of Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra opens with a gala concert and reception on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St., Newton Centre. The concert features internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Catie Curtis,...
Monday: start your own robotics team

Monday: start your own robotics team

As many are aware, I’m a coach on the Newton LigerBots, the high school-level FIRST robotics team here in the city.  On Monday we’ll be hosting our annual information night for parents interested in starting FIRST Lego League (FLL) and Junior FLL Robotics...
Kids Robotics Event on Saturday

Kids Robotics Event on Saturday

It’s that time of year again when the LigerBots host a FIRST LEGO League tournament. We do this every year and it’s a great time. This one is a “qualifier” round with the Eastern Massachusetts State Championship coming up in December. On...
The Library was Stormed!

The Library was Stormed!

Yarn-stormed, that is:   I noticed this addition to the bike-rack bench and this…   …late last week. I’ve since been watching other sign posts for evidence of yarn, but been disappointed. Today, I finally called Ellen Meyers, the library’s...