Parking Restrictions on October 25th for “Red Bandana” Road Race

Please be advised that on Saturday October 25th per order of the Newton Police Department the following parking restrictions & road closures will be in effect. This is being done for the Welles Remy Crowther “Red Bandanna” 5K Road Race sponsored by Boston College.

 

TEMPORARILY:
CREATE A NO PARKING – TOW ZONE AREA ON COMMONWEALTH AVE – EASTBOUND
(BETWEEN COLLEGE ROAD AND FATHER HURLEY DRIVE).
THE PARKING RESTRICTIONS WILL BE IN PLACE ON OCTOBER 25, 2014
FROM 12:00AM TO 12:00PM.
CREATE TWO ROAD CLOSURES
COMMONWEALTH AVE (BETWEEN COLLEGE ROAD AND THE BOSTON LINE)
COLLEGE ROAD (BETWEEN HAMMOND STREET AND COMMONWEALTH AVE)
THE ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE IN PLACE ON OCTOBER 25, 2014
FROM 9:00AM – 10:00AM

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BC Fireworks, FanFest & Football Oct 17-18

BC’s Homecoming is scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 17-18. Please be aware that there will be lots of campus activities beginning on Friday, Oct. 17, with a pep rally outside Alumni Stadium, and culminating in a fireworks show on Shea Field at 8:00 PM.  On Saturday, BC welcomes Clemson University for a 3:30 PM game. For more details visit the BC website.

Please allow time in your day for more traffic and congestion around BC next weekend and anticipate noise from the BC band and fireworks Friday evening during the pep rally.

As always, please let the CHA know of any concerns you may have at admin@chanewton.org.

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Upcoming Events: Waterworks Wednesdays

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Erasmus Leavitt’s “Ontario” Model Unveiling Join the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in welcoming the “Ontario”, a model steam engine designed by Erasmus Leavitt (who also designed our massive Leavitt-Riedler engine). This model is graciously on loan from the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments in Cambridge, MA. When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Where: Waterworks Museum
Time: 7-9 P.M.
Cost: Free – RSVP to info@waterworksmuseum.org or 617-277-0065

The Day the MetroWest Tunnel Broke Do you remember when an MWRA water main burst on May 1st, 2010 in Weston? Remember the subsequent “boil water order” that caused local Boston coffee shops to close, and bottled water sales to sky-rocket? Join Marcis Kempe, Director of the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum and former Director of MWRA’s Water System in looking back at the day the MetroWest Supply Tunnel burst, and find out how the Chestnut Hill Reservoir kept water flowing to the city of Boston. When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Where: Waterworks Museum
Time: 7-9 P.M.
Cost: Free – RSVP to info@waterworksmuseum.org or 617-277-0065

Screening of “Under Quabbin” In 2001, UMass Ahmerst biology professor Edward Klekowski brought cameras beneath the surface of the Quabbin Reservoir, to explore what was left of the four abandoned Swift River Valley towns. This unprecedented documentary first aired in August 2001 on WGBY. Join the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum as we take a look at what remains in “Under Quabbin”. Special thanks to Ed Klekowski and WGBY for permission to screen this documentary. When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Where: Waterworks Museum
Time: 7-9 P.M.
Cost: Free – RSVP to info@waterworksmuseum.org or 617-277-0065

Parents Weekend at Boston College, Sept. 26-28

It is BC Parent’s Weekend this weekend. On Friday, September 26, the Boston Pops perform for BC’s largest fundraiser “Pops on the Heights” at 6:00 PM and  on Saturday at  12:30 BC Eagles play the Colorado State Rams. Please be aware there may be possible congestion and parking issues the next few days.

Family Day at the Waterworks Museum on September 28

Family Day at the Waterworks Museum is coming up this Sunday, September 28, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. There with be games, activities, tours and more, and admission is free. For more informaiotn, visit the Waterworks Museum website, or view the flyer in PDF format here.

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Concert at “the Street” in Chestnut Hill, Sept 20th.

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“The Street” will host an “American Style Pops Concert” by the New Phillharmonia Orchestra!

Saturday, September 20th
Noon – 2:30.