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) 

LWVN Annual Meeting on June 14th, 6 pm

Please join LWVN members at the LWVN Annual Meeting on June 14th at The Social in Newton Corner, starting at 6 pm with some social time.  Mayor Ruthanne Fuller will speak at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner and annual meeting business, including voting in next year’s Board.

Tickets will be $25 per person (with a cash bar). Online payment and RSVP information will be available shortly–look for this information in coming emails.

The Social restaurant, where the former Applebee’s was, is accessible and has parking available.

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).

LWVN at Waban Village Day

Many thanks to Sharyn and Tami Roberts for volunteering at the LWVN Voter Registration table at Waban Village Day!

LWVN Annual Meeting on June 14th, 6 pm

Please join LWVN members at the LWVN Annual Meeting on June 14th at The Social in Newton Corner, starting at 6 pm with some social time.  Mayor Ruthanne Fuller will speak at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner and annual meeting business, including voting in next year’s Board.

Tickets will be $25 per person (with a cash bar). Online payment and RSVP information will be available shortly–look for this information in coming emails.

The Social restaurant, where the former Applebee’s was, is accessible and has parking available.

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