Next ‘Village People’ meeting on June 13, 7 pm

“Village People’ is the name of the group of community-minded people who meet to brainstorm, share best practices, and generally cross-pollinate.  This group was started by Mayor Fuller, and first met in April.  The next meeting is on:

Wednesday, June 13th at 7 pm

Shuman Center—675 Sawmill Brook Parkway (Oak Hill)

  • Linda Walsh from our Health & Human Services Department and Ricky Paglia from our Parks & Recreation Department will join us to talk about licensing and permits. 
  • We’ll also discuss highlights from our various spring activities across the city—boy, it’s been a busy stretch here!

 

Participate in the planning for Washington Street–start today!

This information is courtesy of Marcia Johnson & Tamara Bliss, Hello Washington Street Community Connectors

Below is a list of events  in which you are encouraged  to actively participate:

  • First and very important, please complete the Washington Street Survey
  • Second please participate in the following key events, see attached postcard for full details,:
  1. The “Kick-off”  session  – June 5th at NNHS from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  2. Key events at 1239 Washington Street in West Newton:
    • Drop into the “Pop up Workspace” to see how the design work is progressing. From 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm from June 7th  to June 12th. This is an opportunity for each of us to add our own thoughts and react to comments of others.
    • Participate in Critical Topic sessions:
      • Housing Diversity & Affordability – Thursday June 7th at 8:30 am
      • Walk, Bike, Ride, and Drive – Friday June 8th at 9:00 am
      • Understanding form-based codes & zoning – Saturday June 9th at 3:00 pm
  3. Lastly and very importantly join the Presentation & Conversation, Tuesday, June 12th  from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the former Aquinas College, 150 Jackson Road.  

Hello Washington Street (pdf) 

1 Seat Left at LWVN Table! Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast: Wednesday, May 23rd, 7:30 am

Let us know right away if you want to join us at the LWVN table!  We have 1 seat left for the 44th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast.  The event is held at Boston College, McElroy Commons.  Doors open at 7 am, program starts at 7:30 am.

Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones will be the featured speaker.  Dr. Adkins-Jones is Assistant Professor of Theology and Core Faculty at Boston College.  A licensed Baptist Minister, Dr. Adkins-Jones brings pastoral sensibility to her work and teaching around issues of identity and justice.

Please respond to info@lwvnewton.org with your reservation.  We ask that members help us pay for the table by bringing $20.  (Individual seats are $25 each).

City of Newton Commendation in Memory of Jane Leighton

The City of Newton issued a commendation of former LWVN President Jane Leighton, fittingly signed by four LWVN members who are now elected City Councilors.  To read the commendation, please click here: Leighton Commendation–2018

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast: Wednesday, May 23rd, 7:30 am

We have 5 seats left for the LWVN table at the 44th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast.  The event is held at Boston College, McElroy Commons.  Doors open at 7 am, program starts at 7:30 am.

Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones will be the featured speaker.  Dr. Adkins-Jones is Assistant Professor of Theology and Core Faculty at Boston College.  A licensed Baptist Minister, Dr. Adkins-Jones brings pastoral sensibility to her work and teaching around issues of identity and justice.

Please respond to info@lwvnewton.org with your reservation.  We ask that members help us pay for the table by bringing $20.  (Individual seats are $25 each).

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