EVENTS CALENDAR 2012
Event dates and times are subject to change. Please check this page for updates

January 30 Greening Our Community Series:
Mapping Gas Leaks in Newton and Beyond
with Nathan Phillips, Boston University
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
February 27 Greening Our Community Series:
For Cod and Country

with Barton Seaver
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
March 5 Newton Student Environmental Art Contest
Entries Due
March 23 Newton Unplugged & Connected
Spring in My Backyard
3:30 – 5:00 pm -- Newton Cultural Center
March 26 Green Decade Annual Meeting
Open to members of the Green Decade/Newton
6:30 pm -- Newton Free Library
March 26 Greening Our Community Series:
Growing Green: Ask the Experts about Organic Gardening and Landscaping
a panel discussion with Risa Edelstein, Jessica Banhazl, and Sarah Little
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
March 29 Newton Unplugged & Connected
Magic Recycled Box Workshop
4:00 - 5:00 pm -- Druker Auditorium, Newton Free LIbrary
March 31 Newton Unplugged & Connected
Postponed from March 24
Family Bike Ride
1 - 3pm
March 31 Weatherization Workshop
10:00am - Noon -- Newton South High School
April 5 Newton Student Environmental Art Contest
Awards Program
6:30 - 8:30 pm — Newton Cultural Center
April 6-19 Newton Student Environmental Art Contest
Exhibit of submitted art
Newton Cultural Center
Apri 29 NewtonSERVES Day of Community Service
Green Decade participation
9:00pm - 4:00pm
April 30 Greening Our Community Series:
Cooler, Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living
with Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
April 22 Earth Day
May 5 A 350.org Event
Connect the Dots
3:00 pm, Newton Free Library, Homer Street, Newton
May 9 International Compost Week:
Resource Recovery Center Tour
Newton Recycle Depot, Rumford Avenue
May 9 International Compost Week:
Home Composting Workshop
7:00 pm, Newton City Hall, War Memorial Auditorium
May 17 Transportation Forum
7:00 pm,
May 18 EnviroJAM
7:30 — Little Theater, Newton North High School
May 19 Newton Community Farm
Seedling Sale
1-3 pm General Public
noon – 1 pm Pre-sale for Friends of Farm
Newton Community Farm, 303 Nahanton St
May 20 Newton Community Farm
Seedling Sale
1-3 pm General Public
noon – 1 pm Pre-sale for Friends of Farm
Newton Community Farm, 303 Nahanton St
May 21 Greening Our Community Series:
Imagine If Everyone Were Green!
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
May 21 Environmental Leadership Awards
Held in conjunction with the May Greening Our Community Series
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
May 27 Hammond Pond Buided Nature Walk
2 pm -- Hammond Pond Reservation
May 31 A Special Celebration for Barbara Herson and Brooke Lipsitt
7 pm -- New Art Center
June 19 Greening Our Community Series:
Newton's Energy Plan: Progress To Date
7 pm -- Newton Free Library
NOTE: The change of date from Monday to Tuesday
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 15 Open House – Newton Cultural Center
Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Newton Cultural Center, 225 Nevada Street
September 23 Touch-A-Truck Event
Sunday, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Newton South High School Parking Lot
September 23 Newton Community Farm Fall Festival
Sunday, 11am -3pm
Newton Community Farm, 303 Nahanton Street
September 29 Newtonville Village Day
Saturday, 10-5pm & 6-10pm
Walnut Street, Newtonville
September 30 40th Anniversary Celebration Clean Water Action
Sunday, 3-5pm
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham
October 13 Swap Day
Saturday,
Rumford Ave. Resource Recovery Center
October 14 Green Solutions Expo
Sunday, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Newton Centre
November 1 Carbon Nation – The Movie
Thursday, 7:00pm
Walker Center, Auburndale
November 3 Compost your Pumpkin Party
Saturday, 10am – 4pm
Whole Foods Market, Walnut Street
November 15 Bill McKibben's Do the Math Tour
Thursday, 6:00pm
1 Hamilton Place, Boston
November 16 Chasing Ice – Documentary
Friday, (time TBA)
Kendall Square Theatre, Cambridge
November 17 FIRST Lego League : Newton Qualifier Robotics & Research Tournament
Saturday, 9am – 3pm
Newton North High School
December 4 The Newton Tree Conservancy Annual Forum
Sustainable Operations: Real Life Opportunities and Pitfalls
Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Newton Free Library