Upcoming Events at the Newton Cultural Center

All events held at the Newton Cultural Center, 225 Nevada Street, Newton.

Puppet show Sunday
February 24

The Dragon King

Performed by the Tanglewood Marionettes
Based on a Chinese legend
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Latin American Festival Saturday
March 2
10am – 5pm

Voyages en Francophonie

Booths representing each French-speaking country with stories, games and food. Francophone book-selling with the International Library, Schoenhof’s and Bayard and Ecole publishers attending.
Delicious French food available all afternoon.
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Spellling Bee March 4, 6, 11, 13

6th Annual Spelling Bee

A fun and educational citywide Spelling Bee for all Newton children grades K-5.
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Chineese Festival Saturday
March 9
10am – 5pm

Chinese Culture Festival

Music, dance, lectures, food
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Wonder by R. J. Palacio Saturday
March 16
9am – 5pm

Marathon Staged Reading of
“Wonder” by R. J. Palacio

Read along with Mayor Setti Warren, 80 Newton business and civic leaders, and seasoned actors, the novel “Wonder”. This is the story of a 5th grader named Auggie, an ordinary kid with an extraordinary face. He was born with a facial deformity that has prevented him from going to a mainstream school until now.

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Latin American Festival Saturday
March 23

Latin American Festival

Highlights of music, dance, food, art, crafts from a variety of Latin American countries including Argentina, Brazil, Honduras, San Salvador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela and others.
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Latin American Festival Saturday. Sunday
April 20, 21
10am – 5pm

2nd Annual Russian Festival

Featuring From Russia With Art.
Music, food and sale of original works by Russian artists
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