Waban Hill Reservoir presentation on May 19th

On Monday, May 19th at 7 pm, the Waban Hill Reservoir Advisory Committee will present the WHR Acquisition proposal to the Newton Parks & Recreation Commission in Room 209 of City Hall. See meeting agenda below.


Parks and Rec Agenda 05-19-14


CHA Annual Spring Cocktail Party is May 8th


spring cocktails - martha stewart


The annual CHA cocktail party is coming up on Thursday May 8th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. The party is limited to dues paying members to keep it manageable, and we want to see you there!

If you’re already a dues paying member, you should have received you invitation by mail. Please RSVP now to chanewtonorg@gmail.com

If you have not yet become a dues paying member, now is the time! Visit out Membership page for more information.

We hope you can join us!


The Spring Newsletter is in the mail!

The CHA spring newsletter is coming your way!

Our Spring Newsletter is jam packed with news, information and a list of upcoming local events.

Read it here first or wait for yours to arrive in the mail.

CHA Newsletter March 2014

Our 2014 Membership drive begins!

With the release of our Spring newsletter, we also begin our annual membership drive. Dues are our sole source of funds to pay for all of our activities, community meetings, social events, web site, special projects, newsletters and other mailings.

Why become a CHA member? Here are some of the benefits:

  •       Members’ Cocktail Party May 8: Save the date of Thursday, May 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for our annual members’ cocktail party which will be held at a unique and special Chestnut Hill property. This event is limited to those members whose current year’s dues have been received by the CHA. A special invitation will be mailed in April with the details. Please respond with your dues now to ensure that you receive the invitation. (Last year’s party was a big success.)
  •       Voting Privileges:Dues-paying members are entitled to vote to elect officers and board members at our Annual Meeting.
  •       Other CHA Events: Members are invited to special events or informative meetings geared to the interests and needs of our neighborhood.
  •       Participation: We are always looking for members to serve on our various committees, and help carry out our mission. Let us know if you’d like to help.

Join Today!

Its time for Houghton Garden clean up

houghton garden bench

On Saturday, April 5th, 2014 starting at 9am, the annual Houghton Garden clean-up begins.

Bring gloves and whatever saws and pruners one may have.

Lunch and good camaraderie are provided free of charge.

This occurs rain or shine.

For any information, please contact Michele Hanss at 617-730-8122.

*photo from Newton Conservators*

Houghton Garden Clean Up

Please help and volunteer on Sunday May 19, 2013 to clean up the area around Houghton Garden bordering T tracks and Webster Woods.
9:00 AM – Noon
Meet opposite 210 Suffolk Road

Sponsored by Newton Conservators.