These activities will be organized by the Reunion Committee

Friday, September 23, 2016

"Kickoff Cocktails" @ Indigo Hotel- All are invited

399 Grove Street, Newton Lower Falls, 617-969-5300

Kicking off our wonderful weekend will be an informal get together at the Indigo Hotel, just up the road from the Riverside MBTA station. You do not need to be staying at the Indigo to attend this get together, it is open to all classmates and spouses (significant others). It is a cash bar on the lower level, and with some luck in the weather department, we will gather inside & outside around the pool around 5:30 PM - look for a familiar face! There is plenty of parking in the hotel garage underneath the building. If you are planning to attend please let us know on the registration form. The hotel is ADA compliant.


Saturday, September 24, 2016

The BIG 50 Reunion/NHS Class of 1966

Brae Burn Country Club

326 Fuller Street, West Newton

Dinner • Cash/Bar • Dancing •  Reconnecting • Memorial Table • NHS Memorabilia • And So Much More!

Cocktail Hour starts at 6:00 PM, Party starts at 7:00 PM.

Brae Burn Country Club is ADA compliant and a large enough facility to make us all comfortable while we eat, dance and visit as long as we don't wear denim. There are two ways to register, either with your form on the invitation that was mailed in February 2016 or on line at this site which will take credit cards. Registering early will help us in our planning. That ship has sailed.  You must register by September 17th. We are not encouraging registration at the door, there will be a very limited number accepted at the door and the fee will be $100.00, cash onlyIf you are curious about the food, click here to view the menu. If you need a room, click here to go to the Lodging section.


Golf Outing @ Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course


The Golf Outing is being organized by Barbara Burman McIntosh, Jack Farrell and Steve Shulman. Golfers should be at the course at least 45 minutes prior to the 8:30AM start and the dress code will be orange & black!  You must have registered for this event by Friday September 2, 2016After golf, we will meet at O’Hara’s in Newton Highlands for lunch and prizes.  Due to space limitations, only golfers can attend.  For more information, contact Barbara.

 Registered players and tee times are:
8:30 AM     Steve Gilman
                    Kathleen Hoey Thompson
                    Steve Shulman
                    Nancy Wilbar Whooley
8:38 AM     Tom Farrell
                    Dana Flynn
                    William "Bill" Martin
                    Paul Murphy
8:46 AM     Roger Dolan
                    Lester Gardner
                    Elliott Margolis
                    Sheldon Stone
8:54 AM     Deborah Chapman Scott Shea
                    Gretchen Ernst Leone
                    Patricia "Pat" Schiavone MacDonald
9:02 AM     Jill Coven Marshall
                    John "Jack" Farrell, Jr.
                    Robert "Bob" Gardner
                    Kevin McArdle

Boston Duck Tours


The Boston Duck Tours run about 80 minutes, one hour on land and twenty minutes on water. They leave from The Shops at the Prudential Center at 53 Huntington Ave. This will be a 10:00 AM Saturday morning reunion activity. Each duck boat holds 36 people and this is guaranteed to be fun and informative. The cost is $33.00 per person (senior rate, tax included).  For more information, contact Ellen Berman.

Registered classmates are:
    Ellen Berman
    Mary Cogan
    Kathleen Hoey Thompson
    Molly Malone Popieniuck
    Martha "Marti" Sylvester Warren
    Thomas "Tom" Warren

Charles Riverboat Company Tour

A 70 minute tour starting at Lechmere Canal Park at The Cambridge Side Galleria Mall will be fun.  The captain and crew will both entertain and educate while pointing out the historic and cultural sights of Boston and Cambridge. This will be a morning reunion activity starting at 10:00 AM  and possibly you will want to do your own thing in Boston for lunch. Each boat holds 85 people and the cost is $17.00 per person (senior rate, tax included). For more information, contact Ellen Berman.

Registered classmates are:
    Judy (Judith) Alexander Mintz
    Jonna Amicangioli Burns
    Roy Donovan
    Carol Green
    Louise Lerner
    Beverly Stern Silver


NHS Tour and Newtonville Lunch Crawl

Are you interested in seeing the new NHS? This is your opportunity to be led by a few NNHS student leaders. The tour will last a little over an hour inside the facility and approximately 30 minutes on the grounds starting at 10:30 AM.

We are delighted that so many of you have signed up for the tour.  With such a large crowd, we have had to alter the idea of a lunch “crawl” through Newtonville.  There is no facility there that can handle 64 people.  Instead, you will split up into smaller groups, and Ted Kelly will point out various eateries and restaurants that have replaced those we frequented in 1966.  These include the following:
Restaurants within walking distance of the school:
·       *Brewers Coalition, 344 Walnut Street
·       *Ahi Japanese and Sushi Bar, 340 Walnut Street
·       Rox Diner, 335 Walnut Street
·       Cook, 825 Washington Street
·       Los Amigos, 324 Walnut Street
·       Newtonville Pizza, 322 Walnut Street
·       Rice Valley, 821 Washington Street
*These two restaurants may be able to accommodate the largest number of classmates.  Ted will have more details on Saturday along with copies of a handout of Newtonville eateries.
Coffee shops in Newtonville:
·       Starbucks, 16-18 Austin Street
·       George Howell Coffee House, 311 Walnut Street
·       Dunkin Donuts, 829 Washington Street
Restaurants you can get to by car:
·       Join the golfers at O’Hara’s, 1185 Walnut Street in Newton Highlands.  They will be straggling in by 1:00 p.m. that day.
·       Fiorello’s, 187 North Street.
·       There are also many restaurants in Newton Center

Should be lots of fun to see how things have changed over the past 50 years and have a chance to visit and reminisce with classmates. The only cost to this activity will be your food.  For more information, contact Ellen Berman.

Registered classmates are:
     William Alford
     Roberta Baeringer Messuri
     Tim Barry
     Leslie Bass
     Charles Bell
     Marie Bourgeois Wells
     David Bright
     Valerie Brooks Samson
     May Chen Chin
     Rick Cioppa
     Mary Cogan
     Bruce Cohen
     Kathy Coyle
     Janet Crosby Stewart
     Joel Dechter
     Alberto deMayo
     Ilene Devorin Stellar
     Neil Dobro
     Robert Doyle
     Jeff Elson
     Bruce Feldman
     Dana Flynn
     Francine Foster
     Eric "Randy" Gahm
     Wayne Gallant
     Kathie Gardner Hebden
     Janice Gatti Rizza
     Donnie Goldman Houser
     Theresa "Terry" Green Zois
     Mary Griffin
     Jonathan "Jon" Hacker
     Kate Hayden
     Karen Hemeon
     Ted Hodgen
     Kathleen Hoey Thompson
     Ted Kelly
     Karen LaRue Angst
     Bill Levin
     Frank Ronne
     Philip "Phil" Saindon
     Julie Schneider
     Nancy Schulman Maxwell
     Karen Segall Griffin
     Sandy Segel Goldstein
     Betsey Shriber Goldberg
     Caroline Stone Collentro
     Vicki Sudhalter Sudhalter-Forrest
     Jean Thomason McCaughey
     Franson Tom

Newton Cycling With Marlene "Sockol" Mills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marlene "Sockol" Mills '66

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Marlene "Sockol" Mills '66

Join classmate Marlene Sockol Mills on a cycle around Newton! Marlene is an experienced cyclist and has been a lead for trips in California, where she lives. It will be a 20 mile ride with lunch in the middle. Anyone who signs up for this ride should have experience road cycling and be comfortable riding where there will be varying amounts of automobile traffic. There will be two rides planned. Saturday's trip will start at 10:30 AM and finish up by 2:00 PM. Friday's trip will start around 10:00 AM but maybe a shorter ride and different route from the Saturday trip. The only expense will be for lunch and if you need to rent a bike.  For more information, contact Marlene.

Registered classmates are:
    Judy (Judith) Alexander Mintz
    Carolyn "Katie" Hayden
    Edmund Hodgen, Jr.
    Bruce Levy
    Marlene Sockol Mills

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Breakfast and Goodbyes @ Hotel Indigo - All are invited!

Anyone can join us for an informal breakfast at the Hotel Indigo starting around 9:30 AM on Sunday morning,

you do not need to be staying at the hotel.

The food will be at your expense, hugs are free and the hardest part comes when we all have to say goodbye!

Think about joining us. ADA Compliant.


Arriving early? Staying around for a few days? Check this out!

These activities come highly recommended.

You will need to arrange on your own:

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Visit The Jackson Homestead & Museum (Newton Historical Museum)


Tour Fenway Park/Boston, MA


Spirit of Boston Harbor Cruise/Boston, MA


Charles River Canoe & Kayak Center/Newton, MA


Rose M. Kennedy Greenway/Boston, MA


The Bella Boutique Spa/Newton Center, MA


Michele Topor's Boston Food Tours