If you haven’t seen it yet, Village 14 has run an article co-written by our own, Janet Linder, about the two community libraries in Newton – the Auburndale Community Library and the Waban Library Center. The link to the article is here.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS… Due to the current circumstances, our annual ACL GARDEN ART EVENT will be remote – Make At Home! All ages and skill levels are welcome to create ART… from stones, sticks, branches, pine cones, leaves, recycled material, old balls and toys. Imagine whatever you think would look interesting, funny, or lovely, in… Continue reading Create Garden Art for the Auburndale Community Library!
The ACL group, Newton Knitters And Needlers, is going strong remotely! This Auburndale Community Library group continues to meet via Zoom from 10:30 till Noon on Saturdays. All are welcome to join! You can find more info about the group on Facebook, Newton Knitters and Needlers. Read-Aloud from local author (and ACL Volunteer), Lenna Kutner… Continue reading Needlers/Knitters, Read Aloud, Story Times, Bookclub… all online!
You’re invited to a presentation on the history of Auburndale, including Norumbega Park and the Totem Ball Ballroom, both of which were widely used entertainment venues in the 1930s. The presentation, which was prepared by Caroline and Larry Schwirian, was initially put together for Historic Newton and covers Auburndale history from the founding in 1678… Continue reading History of Auburndale: All Roads Lead to the Totem Pole at the ACL Weds, Jan 15th 8pm
BREAKFAST FOODS NEEDED for Newton Families Please help our neighbors facing food insecurity. Newton’s three food pantries provide meals for more than 1,800 people each month, and they need everyone’s help to keep up with the growing need right here in Newton. Donate to the Newton Food Drive at the ACL—Newton’s three pantries are… Continue reading Help the Newton Food Drive this Holiday Season by donating items at the ACL
Looking for that perfect holiday gift? All the local hipsters are sporting ACL gear…the must-have accessories of the season! We know it can be a little tricky to make it to the ACL during our part-time hours of operation during the busy holiday season. So we are thrilled to let you all know that we… Continue reading Stocking Stuffers! ACL Water Bottles and Re-Usable Totes Available at Just Next Door and the ACL
We are moving forward with organizing/creating a new community based organization for Auburndale focused on creating Auburndale-specific events that foster connection and community: the Auburndale Neighborhood Association. If you’d like to be added to the mailing list, please email AuburndaleNeighborhoodAssn@gmail.com If you’re interesting in potentially joining the board, the first meeting will be on Monday,… Continue reading Auburndale Neighborhood Association! First Meeting: Monday, Dec 9 at 8:00 pm
One of the ACL’s most long-standing sponsors, The Village Bank, is once again sponsoring its Holiday Gift Drive.To make the holidays brighter for local children, the City of Newton and The Village Bank have once again partnered to sponsor the annual Holiday Gift Drive. This year’s drive marks the 12th consecutive collaboration between the City… Continue reading Our Corporate Sponsor: The Village Bank’s Annual Holiday Gift Drive Through December 16
Learn about a proposed design to enhance the Commonwealth Avenue Carriageway from Lyons Field to the Charles River Bridge by adding more green space, improving pedestrian and bicycle access, and realigning vehicular traffic. The meeting will take place on Thursday October 17 from 6:00-7:30 PM, at the Newton Marriott. Questions? Contact the City of Newton… Continue reading Community News…Commonwealth Ave Carriageway Enhancement
Come to an information session to learn how we can rebuild the Auburndale Community Association. Many years ago, the Auburndale Community Association (ACA) enriched the community by organizing a variety of activities, such as one of the first Newton Village Days. They currently support Rove the Cove, an annual road race. Several of us are… Continue reading Let’s Re-energize the Auburndale Community Association! Meeting at the ACL on Thursday, October 24th at 8:00 pm