287 Centre Street, Newton, MA
ThaiAmarin has the best Thai Food experience West of Boston. With welcoming, friendly staff and authentic Thai dishes, what’s not to love about this place?
My son and I would come here when he was little and have a special mother-son dinner. We would order Beef Satay, better known as beef on a stick, tofu noodles, and more. It was mandatory that we finish with our favorite coconut ice cream. The waiter here knew us by name and they always made sure we sat at his station. They even have a special area for larger parties with a beautifully carved table and traditional floor pillows. For one of my more significant birthdays, we made a reservation so that we could all sit on the floor and enjoy–it was awesome.
Thai Amarin of Newton offers up a clean, modern space for group dining, or intimate dining, as well as take-out and delivery to the surrounding area. There’s a free parking garage for customers, and plenty of parking in the city lot next door. Come visit us today and satisfy your love of Thai Food! ~ThaiAmarin
Take a Hike Across the Pike – West Suburban YMCA in Newton Corner
The West Suburban YMCA is a wonderful resource for people of all ages in and around Newton. Their commitment to healthy living and social responsibility is over the top. So this year, our KW Culture Committee decided to name the YMCA as the beneficiary of our anual giving day, Red Day. We started in January collected camping paraphenalia for the benefit of the hundreds of campers attending several YMCA Camps. Read about Camp Chicamee below. Our efforts far exceeded our goals and included a decent financial contribution.
Thank you to the YMCA staff for their caring, hard work, and enthusiam. The story below is from the Y’s August newsletter.
West Suburban YMCA
Donor Spotlight: Keller Williams Realty
~from the August newsletter from the West Suburban YMCA
This year the West Suburban YMCA gained a new community partner in Keller Williams Chestnut Hill Market Center, which supported the Y through their annual day of service, RED Day (Renew, Energize, and Donate). Janet Porcaro, a member of the Keller Williams team, shared with us how the Y has made an impact in her own life. A few years ago, when Lanelle, who was a friend of Janet’s son and a constant figure in their family’s life, seemed to be at a low point and lacked opportunities to lead a healthy lifestyle, Janet wanted to help. Knowing that Lanelle loved basketball, she approached members of the Y staff and told them of Lanelle’s story, and they did not need to hear any more to know how they could help. Lanelle gained a gym membership and immediately began to thrive in his new Y community. Years later when Janet saw Lanelle looking healthier and stronger, he told her “I will always be thankful to you and to the YMCA because that membership that summer absolutely changed my life!”
Janet used her own story to energize her team. Together with their clients, Keller Williams Chestnut Hill Market Center collected thousands of dollars worth of goods – toiletries, craft supplies, games, and more – for our camps and youth service programs. Coupled with a financial gift, they made a significant impact! Keller Williams hopes to energize members of the community through the service they give. By partnering with the West Suburban YMCA, the sense of betterment they gained by becoming a member of our Y’s giving community is one that they, and we, will always value.
Pictured: Keller Williams Realty – Chestnut Hill Group, Keri Wood (Director of Camp Operations), Stephan Lockney (Director of Camp Frank A. Day), and Sara Pollock DeMedeiros (Director of Development).
My family has enjoyed our membership to the West Suburban YMCA for many years. The fabulous culture strikes you as soon as you enter the turnstyle. The friendly staff always greets you by name. The building itself is historic and complemented with the many updates over the years.
The West Suburban YMCA has a wide variety of programs for all ages including the many amazing camp programs. Read below about Camp Chickami, for Grades 1-10 and Ages 6-15.
DAY CAMP IN WAYLAND, MA
Summer after summer, Chickami campers build meaningful relationships, learn new skills and discover their most authentic selves through creative play and enjoyment of nature on our beautiful 22 acres of wooded land in Wayland, MA. The camp was founded in 1955 and has been owned and operated by the West Suburban YMCA since. ~Camp Chickami
Take a hike across the Pike to the new and improved YMCA
Why I love the Y!
The West Suburban YMCA in Newton, MA has everything you need for a good workout. I couldn’t wait to try the amazing brand new fitness equipment just brought in to launch the New Year. I’ve tried the Steppers, the Arc Trainers, and the Elipticals and I feel it in new places. Some people were heard to complain about how hard the new machines were. Funny, I thought that was the idea!
Here I am on the Eliptical watching the Ellen Show. I’m getting a double hit of health with exercise and laughter. Read Norman Cousin’s book, Anatomy Of An Illness, about the power of the mind and laughter therapy. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughter
Jane Carroll, Fitness Directory and Patrick Palmer, President and CEO, ham it up on the new weight machines. Way to go, guys! Keep up the good work.
Another reason why I love Newton MA.
West Suburban YMCA
276 Church Street
Newton, MA 02458
Amarin of Thailand, http://www.amarinofthailand.com/, in Newton Corner is a special place for me. My son and I would go there when he was little and have a special mother son dinner. We would order, Beef Satay, better known as beef on a stick, tofu noodles, and more. It was manditory that we finish with coconut icecream. The waiter knew us by name and they always made sure we sat at his station. Particularly worth noting is their special area for larger parties with a beautifully carved table and traditional floor pillows. For one of my more significant birthdays, we made a reservation so that we could all sit on the floor and enjoy–it was awesome.