News & Events

Check this page for the latest news and events happening at Newton Cemetery.

September 17, 2018 - 12:45pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery & Arboretum

OPEN POSITION: Newton Cemetery, a beautiful, historic garden cemetery established in 1855, is currently seeking a full time Administrative Assistant. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Administration. 
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September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery Chapel, 791 Walnut Street, Newton Centre

Join us on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00-8:30pm in the Newton Cemetery Chapel for a Death Cafe!
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August 13, 2018 - 8:00am

The Friends of Newton Cemetery announces plans for a new pollinator garden as a recipient of the Bayer Feed a Bee Grant!
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Location:
Newton Cemetery

The scattering garden for cremated remains has been part of the cemetery for decades, but you might have missed it on your previous visits. Although located near the entrance and adjacent to the main office, the scattering garden had become overgrown, heavily shaded and the paths crowded and uneven.
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October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery

This walking tour will be led by a Friends of Newton Cemetery volunteer docent and will feature art and architecture that can be found in Newton Cemetery. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes and take place rain or shine. Comfortable walking shoes, water and plenty of questions are recommended.

Meet outside the Newton Cemetery Chapel at 791 Walnut Street, Newton Massachusetts. Parking is available along the cemetery roads or the chapel parking lot. For more information, call 617-332-0047.

The tour is free and open to all. Donations to the Friends of Newton Cemetery are welcome and support public programs and the care and preservation of the cemetery.

The Sponsor a Tree program provides a way to remember someone special while helping maintain Newton's arboretum for generations of visitors.
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