Celebrate National Public Gardens week May 13-19th this year by joining us for the Friends of Newton Cemetery Spring Plant Sale, Saturday May 18th from 10am-4pm. Join us by the Murdock Fountain to shop for annuals, perennials and houseplants that have been grown in our own greenhouse on the grounds. There will also be pollinator plant seeds available to purchase. Proceeds from the sale support the Pollinator Garden!
News & Events
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 pre-planning a funeral or burial? Get your questions answered on Wed., May 15th!
All are cordially invited to come join Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and the restoration team on Sunday, June 2nd for the re-dedication of one of the most historic elements in Newton Cemetery! The Whipple Beal Fence, the only cast iron fence in the Cemetery, is being returned to its original glory thanks to City of Newton Community Preservation funds that made the restoration possible.
The Friends of Newton Cemetery announces plans for a new pollinator garden as a recipient of the Bayer Feed a Bee Grant!
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.