News & Events

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

March 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery Chapel

Will the spruce and fir disappear from our mountains? Will maple sugaring become a thing of the past? Or will the woods of the future look the same as they do today? Join Manomet's Applied Forest Scientist Jennifer Hushaw at Newton Cemetery as she tells us how the climate is changing, what it means for our forests, and how healthy forests are one of our best tools for combating the challenge of climate change.

April 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery

Join Newton Cemetery arborist Robert Reardon on April 27th at 1:00pm as he guides a tour of the trees at Newton Cemetery.
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May 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Location:
Main Fountain Area

Celebrate National Public Gardens week May 13-19th this year by joining us for our spring plant sale, Saturday May 18th from 10am-4pm!

May 29, 2019 - 2:30pm
Location:
Newton Cemetery Chapel

A ‘cemetery’ is defined as a ‘burial ground,’ but cemeteries and their burial options can be quite diverse. What is the role of a cemetery? What are the different types of cemeteries and burial options? What are the main considerations that are to be made when preplanning a funeral or burial? These questions, and many others, will be answered.

Timothy Burns has been the Director of Cemetery Services at Newton Cemetery for seven years. He has worked with families, funeral directors, memorial dealers, visitors, and cemetery staff to help assist those in need of Newton Cemetery’s services.

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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