The Newton Community Education Fall programs are full of exciting opportunities to learn and broaden your horizons. Newton Community Education is a separate and self sustaining arm of the Newton Public Schools. Their classes are excellent taught by talented and experienced instructors.
Mindfulness: the Foundation for Inner Peace and True Happiness is a four part speaker series. Four dynamic speakers will tell the story of their journey in light of their practice of mindfulness meditation. This series is a benefit series to support the Newton Community Education Scholarship Fund.
Family Night Under the Stars is an exciting opportunity to visit the Clay Center Observatory in Brookline with the entire family. Share a magical evening with your children and who knows you may be inspiring a budding astronomer!
Are you struggling to get the kids away from the video games? Be sure to browse the NewKids catalogue which features programs for kids and teens. (The colorful catalogue cover was painted by a 4th grader at Cabot School.) Game Design is a 10 week series all about making your own computer game! Lego Robotics is an opportunity your child to take his or her Lego skills to the next level. Taught by members of the Newton North and South champion Ligerbots robotics team ligerbots.com. Read more about the 2009 Ligerbots competition.There are many other programs for kids ranging from fencing, knitting, pottery, web design, and more.
Thanks to the enthusiastic team at Newton Community Education, left to right: Susan Cassidy, Lisa Rucinski, Robin Shaevel, Ed Hauben