Mainia returns to downtown June 16th-18th. This will be a big weekend in Newton. Thursday night will be the Kick-Off with 6th Street blocked off from Main to Poplar. The Newton Rec Center, Newton YMCA and Bike Newton will take up residence with free activities for the whole family. Food vendors will also be set up for food purchase. The annual sidewalk sales will also start Thursday morning and continue thru Saturday. Chamber Headquarters will again be awarding prize baskets Thursday night. Shop local and bring your receipts for a chance to win!