Newton 101 Citizen's Academy

Learn about the City of Newton, its services, history and municipal government in general by participating in our annual Newton 101 Citizen's Academy. The program is available to Newton residents and Newton business owners.

The academy runs seven consecutive Thursdays in September and October. Sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. and end by 9 p.m.

Newton 101 features tours of all city departments, including visits to Newton City Hall, Newton Recreation Center, Newton Police Department, Newton Fire Department, water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, water intake and more. During the seven sessions, participants meet the Mayor, City Council, City Manager and Department Heads.

To sign up for the program or for more information, contact Public Information Officer Alex Frick at