EVENTS CALENDAR 2011
Event dates and times are subject to change. Please check this page for updates

January 10 Environmental Speaker Series:
Create and Collaborate! New Tools and Resources for Exploring Life on Earth
with Marie Struder, Harvard University
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
January 15 5th Annual Student Environmental Art Contest begins
Open to all students in grades K-5 who live or attend school in Newton
Entries due March 1
January 26 Safe Alternatives Workshop
practical tips for using safe alternatives to toxic chemicals at home
February 28 Environmental Speaker Series:
Film: "The Work of 1000"
Screening followed by panel: Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, CRWA's Bob Zimmerman and Rita Barron
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
March   15th Annual Alternatives to Pesticides Month
March 1 Newton Student Environmental Art Contest
Entries Due
March 3 Newton Unplugged & Connected 2011
Magic Recycled Box Workshop
4:00 - 5:00 pm -- Druker Auditorium, Newton Free LIbrary
March 5 Urban Ark Seminar and Tour
Saturday, 10:00 am - Noon Cancelled
March 6 Urban Ark Seminar and Tour
Sunday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Cancelled
March 11 Newton Unplugged & Connected 2011
Spring in My Backyard
3:30 pm -- Newton Cultural Center
March 12 Saving Your Original Wooden Windows Workshop
Ryan Pirro of Restoration Windows
1-4 pm -- Historic Newton/Jackson Homestead & Museum
March 21 Environmental Speaker Series:
Cape Wind: Making Massachusetts the 'First Mover' in Offshore Wind Power
Mark Rodgers, Cape Wind Communications Director
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
March 26 Newton Unplugged & Connected 2011
Get Your Bike Ready for Spring
10am - 2pm -- War Memorial Triangle, Newton City Hall
April 1 EnviroJAM
6:30 - 9: 0 pm — Little Theater, Newton North High School
April 6 Newton Student Environmental Art Contest
Awards Program
6:30 - 8:30 pm — Newton Cultural Center
April 11 Environmental Speaker Series:
Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth
Juliet Schor, Boston College Department of Sociology
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
April 22 Earth Day
April 22 Green Decade at Whole Foods
April 22 Rain Barrel Workshop at Whole Foods
916 Walnut St., Newton
1:00 – 3:00 pm
May 15 NewtonSERVES Day of Community Service
Green Decade participation
9:00pm - 4:00pm
May 16 Environmental Speaker Series:
The Green News Show and Environmental Leadership Awards
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
June 20 Environmental Speaker Series:
Create a Nuclear Free Future
with Hattie Nestel, nuclear power expert
Monday 7 pm -- Newton Free Library
July 19 Evening on the Farm
Newton Community Farm
6:30 - 9:00pm
July-
October
  Newton Farmer’s Market or Green Decade at the Farmer's Market
Tuesday 1:30-6:00 Cold Spring Park
Friday 1:30-6:00 American Legion Post 440, California Street, Nonantum
August    
September 10 Open House – Newton Cultural Center
Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Newton Cultural Center, 225 Nevada Street
September 11 First official "Senior Bike Ride"
Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street
September 12 Performance of "A Sense of Wonder"
Monday 7:00pm
Shapiro Center, Brandeis University
September 13 Protect Your Groundwater Day
Tuesday 7:00pm
September 16 Make your own rainbarrel workshop
Friday 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Whole Foods Market, 916 Walnut Street, Newton
September 18 Solar Turn On Party
Sunday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
September 24 "Moving Planet", Climate Action Rally in Boston
Saturday 3:50pm
September 25 3rd Annual Touch-A-Truck Event
Sunday, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Newton South High School Parking Lot
September 25 Annual Harvest Festival
Sunday, 11:00am - 3:00pm, rain or shine
Newton Community Farm, 303 Nahanton Street
October 16 Green Solutions Expo
Sunday, 11:00 – 5:00pm
492 Waltham Street, West Newton
October 23 Fall Home Energy Upgrade Forum
Sunday, 3:00 – 4:30pm
Newton Cultural Center
November 19 Is "Green" A Historic Paint Color
A hands-on workshop
1-4 pm -- Historic Newton/Jackson Homestead & Museum
Canceled—Will be rescheduled in the spring
December