Wednesday May 24 from 5-9pm. Mount Ida Campus in Newton (100 Carlson Avenue, Newton).

Registration is now open for Newton Conservators’ first-ever outdoor annual dinner meeting.  Green Newton President Marcia Cooper will be honored as Environmentalist of the Year for her enthusiasm and devotion to a sustainable world for future generations, for thoughtfully inspiring Newton students to join and lead local environmental actions, and for consistently building Green Newton as a widely trusted source for guidance to green the home and fight the climate crisis.

The speaker this year is Norman Smith, Raptor Specialist from Mass Audubon. Mr. Smith will present his work observing, capturing, banding, and relocating snowy owls at Logan International Airport.

The event will be held  under a tent for a buffet dinner, a short business meeting with elections and awards, and a keynote speaker. Social gathering with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will begin at 5pm, and Dinner, business meeting, awards ceremony and keynote speaker will begin at 6:30pm. Tickets are $45. Please register by May 15.