Newton City Hall opens its doors for the Mayor’s New Year’s Eve Open House and Food Drive on Tuesday, December 31, 10 am – 12 pm. Bring the whole family, along with a food pantry breakfast donation and contribution for CarePacks (info below). Arrive by 10 am in the War Memorial Cultural Center Auditorium to help sort the items collected during the City’s December food drive. Once sorting is complete, enjoy free refreshments in the Mayor’s office, craft making, face painting and more as you explore the halls and rooms of the historic City Hall building. Be sure to save time for a personal visit with Mayor Fuller in her office. The open house is free, open to all and concludes at noon. Thank you to Newton Community Pride for sponsoring this final community event of 2019. For more information contact Cultural Development at 617-796-1540.
As part of the New Year’s Eve Open House at Newton City Hall, the Newton Republican City Committee, in partnership with the Sons of the American Legion, will be hosting their annual CarePacks drive for our troops. The CarePacks will be shipped to Boston area soldiers serving our nation overseas. This year marks the 10th anniversary hosting this event for our servicemen and women. Suggested items to donate include protein bars, dried fruit, canned tuna, and toothpaste, among others. For more information on what to bring, check out the website: carepacks.org. You can also bring along a tax-deductible contribution, made payable to CarePacks, Inc. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org