News and Notes

LAWRENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • PTO Meeting this Tuesday
    • All are welcome to join the PTO Board this Tuesday, September 26, 8am-9am in the Library.
      Opening remarks by Principal Allyson Hart and Vice-Principal Laura Horst.
  • Summer Math Work and Reading Logs
    • Please send all summer math work and summer reading logs to your student’s classroom teacher by Wednesday, September 27. We would like to recognize those students who participated in these summer learning experiences.
  • Halloween Costume Swap!
    • Thursday, October 5 and Friday, Oct. 6, 2:30pm-3:30pm. The Green Team will be collecting gently used costumes in the lobby and making them available for free (if you dropped off a costume) or $1-2 (if you didn’t).
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
    • In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15) murals by Lawrence students grades K-8 will be on display depicting paintings by famous artists including Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Botero, and Diego Rivera. Come check them out!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

AROUND TOWN

  • NAMI Basics sessions starting October 18.
    • FREE 6 week education program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with emotional and behavioral issues.
      Wednesday Eventing 6-8pm, October 18 -November 29, 2017, Brookline Public Health Department, 11 Pierce St.,  Denny Room. Contact Ingrid Lederman @ 617-448-9938 or visit namimass.org
  • Meet a Muslim
    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 • 7:00 – 8:30pm at Lincoln School Auditorium. Come and speak with
      an “ordinary” Muslim woman, and learn about her life in America … why she started this program and what she is trying to achieve.
      Brookline Commission for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations.
  • Open House – Brookline Department of Public Health
    • September 28, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 11 Pierce Street.
  • Community Climate Coffee
    • ​September 27, 8am-9am in Coolidge Corner, Peet’s. Come and join the discussion with Brookline Mothers Out Front.
  • Bystander Intervention Workshop
    • October 2, 2017, 6PM-8:30PM at Hunneman Hall in the Brookline Village Library. Participate in this engaging workshop hosted by the MLK Celebration Committee and True Story Theater to share and explore effective ways YOU can intervene in difficult situations in your community.
  • Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women
    • October 17, October 17, 2017 from 6-8:00PM. Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.   Pine Manor College, 400 Heath St. Chestnut Hill, MA in the Presidents  Building.
  • What is renewable energy and how do we get more of it?
    • October 19, 6:30pm. A community talk by Eugenia Gibbons, Clean Energy Programs Director, MassEnergy and organized by Mothers Out Front in Brookline, Coolidge Corner Library.
  • Use Less Energy: from lightbulbs to boilers, your personal guide to using less energy.
    • November 7, 6:30pm Welcome, 7:00pm Talk, Main Library. Presentation of effective ways to reduce your electricity and heating energy use led by Daria Mark, Renewables and Energy Efficiency Task Force, Mothers Out Front in Massachusetts.
  • Brookline Girls & Boys Basketball
    • Register now for Recreation and Travel teams!
  • Runners Needed for Team Brookline/BEF
    • BEF seeking 2018 Boston Marathon runners for Team Brookline! Deadline is September 30, 2017.
  • Brookline Mothers Out Front: Community Climate Coffee
    • ​September 27​, 2017, 8am-9am, Peet’s in Coolidge Corner
      Join Mothers Out Front to discuss our efforts to combat climate change.
  • Brookline Health Department Open House
    • September 28, 2017, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline Village.  Meet and Welcome New Brookline Public Health Director. For further information: lkarsten@brooklinema.gov
  • Bystander Intervention Workshop
    • October 2, 2017 6pm-8:30pm, Brookline Main Library – Hunneman Hall. Participate in this engaging workshop hosted by the MLK Celebration Committee and True Story Theater to share and explore effective ways that you can safely intervene in difficult situations.
  • Car Free School Day!
    • October 4, 2017. Brookline students join 4 million students in over 44 countries to celebrate International Walk to School Day!
  • 2nd Annual Oktoberfest!
    • October 5, 5:30-7pm, Courtyard Marriott, Coolidge Corner, Brookline. Enjoy this social networking event with Live Music from the Clark Page Project, complimentary food, beer, ice cream from J.P Licks, and Bavarian Pretzels with give away beer steins and koozies!
    • Brookline Mothers Out Front: Community Talk on Renewable Energy
      • October 19, 6:30pm Welcome, 7:00pm, Coolidge Corner Library, 31 Pleasant St., Brookline
        Joint Mothers Out Front and MassEnergy for Talk on Renewable Energy

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