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Hospitality Homes 2021 Falmouth Road Race

Searching for people who have a passion for running and a commitment to supporting the Hospitality Homes mission. Hospitality Homes provides free (no cost) and low cost short-term housing in volunteer host homes and donated apartments for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area health care organizations.

All funds raised will benefit the Hospitality Homes program. Runners will receive a guaranteed invitational entry bib & will be required to raise a minimum of $2,500.

Potential Race Scenarios:
– An in-person event (with a potentially reduced field size) – August 15th
– A hybrid event (virtual At-Home Edition and in-person with a reduced field size)
– A virtual At-Home Edition (fully virtual)

To learn more and join the team please email Jodi Riseberg, JRiseberg@hosp.org.

Basic Rights under Special Education Laws presentation and discussion

Please join Newton SEPAC for a presentation and discussion about student and family basic rights under special education laws and regulations.

Whether you’re new to the world of special education or a seasoned special education parent, there are always new and helpful insights from each Basic Rights presentation!

Welcoming Leslie Lockhart as presenter, Leslie is the Mass Advocates for Children’s Helpline Coordinator and was also a founding member and driving force of the original Newton SEPAC.

March 2nd 7:30 – 9:00 pm via Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting at https://middlesex-mass-edu.zoom.us/j/98538291113?pwd=eW0yMzRPd3lSR0RZbHNtSmw2ZFVKdz09

Meeting ID: 985 3829 1113
Passcode: 457897
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Next CPC Meeting on March 9th

The March 9th CPC Meeting Agenda – including a New Proposal for West Newton Armory Affordable Housing Development and a Pre-Proposal for Gath Memorial Pool Renovation Feasibility Study – is now available online for review.

This will be a virtual meeting. To view and participate on your phone, download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app in any app store or at www.zoom.us. Click on “Join a Meeting” and enter  Meeting ID: 88010126719. To view and participate on your computer, go to www.zoom.us, click “Join a Meeting” and enter Meeting ID: 88010126719

You can also access the meeting online at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88010126719 Continue reading

Mental Health: Starting the Conversation

Join Mayor Fuller, NAMI Newton-Wellesley, and Riverside Emergency Services to learn more about mental health, mental illness and the work of community organizations improving education and awareness.

Register for the webinar at www.newtonma.gov/mentalhealth

For additional information, please contact Aimee Sullivan at asullivan@newtonma.gov or 617-796-1420.

March 2nd, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, via Zoom

Family friendly outdoor art projects

Clay Soap Dishes Workshop – The Trustees of Reservations
This workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up, children ages 5-15 must be accompanied by at least one registered adult in their group. A safe, creative, festive, outdoor clay art project event that encourages clean hands and makes soap more fun!

February 27th, click below for details and registration

Clay Soap Dishes Workshop

Clay Garden Signs Workshop at deCordova – The Trustees of Reservations
This workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up, children ages 5-15 must be accompanied by at least one registered adult in their group. Build, carve and decorate with ceramic colors fun clay signs for around your garden this spring! Creations will be fired and ready for signs in your garden before the snow melts!

March 6th, click below for more information and registration

Clay Garden Signs Workshop at deCordova