A Conversation about the Charter Commission, sponsored by FAS, on February 23

FAS (Friends of Austin Street) has invited two Charter Commission members, Rhanna Kidwell and Christopher Steele, to meet with FAS members to review the mandate of the Charter Commission and discuss the issues.  Join us on February 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Union Church in Waban (14 Collins Road).  Please RSVP to info@lwvnewton.org and we will see you there!

Film Screening on February 29: Merchants of Doubt

The Newton Free Library, Green Newton and the Interfaith Power & Light are sponsoring a screening of the Merchants of Doubt, based on the book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway.  The movie will be shown on Monday, February 29, at 7 p.m. in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library.  For more information, go to Newton Free Library

Meet Our Muslim Neighbors: A Community Conversation Sponsored by LWV of Waltham

LWV of Waltham, in sponsorship with the Center for Community Engagement, is hosting a community conversation with neighbors and local experts on Islam on Sunday, February 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Government Center Auditorium (119 School Street, Waltham.)

Guests will include:

  • Celene Ibrahim, Islamic Studies Scholar-In-Residence and Co-Director of the Center for Inter-Religious and Communal Leadership Education at Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School
  • Abdul Cader Asmal, MD, Past President of the Islamic Council of New England
  • Reverend Manish Mishra-Marzetti, First Parish in Lincoln
  • John Robbins, Ph.D., Executive Director, Council on American Islamic Relations

LWVN and National Program Planning–February 17th

Join LWVN members as they discuss ideas and proposals to weigh in on LWVUS program planning!  We’re meeting at Bonnie Carter’s house, 177 Homer Street, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17th.

Public Meeting on Proposed MBTA Fare Proposal–February 4th

On Thursday, February 9th, from 6 – 8 p.m., the MBTA will hold a public hearing on its fare proposal at the Bigelow Middle School in Newton, 42 Vernon Street.  For information on other hearings in the area, as well as the proposed fare changes, go to:  MBTA Fare Proposal

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