Category Archives: Talks and Workshops

Monday, February 26 at 7pm. Online TBD. The City of Newton Zoning and Planning Committee (ZAP) is holding a public hearing on Monday, February 26 on the proposed Electrification Ordinance. Please consider attending the meeting to show support for the … Read More

Thursday, March 14 from 7-8:30pm. Online. Our landscapes have a tremendous impact on bird diversity, and with so many native bird populations in steep decline, understanding their needs is more important than ever. With her urban garden as a case … Read More

Wednesday, February 28 at 7pm. Online. Join a special Sierra Club virtual screening of “Burned,” a short film about PFAS and the firefighters on the front line of PFAS exposure. There will be a Q&A with the Sierra Club National … Read More

Thursday, February 29 from 7-8:30pm. Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium (330 Homer Street, Newton). LWVN – together with its cosponsors Better Action Now on Artificial Turf in Newton, Green Newton, and Mothers Out Front Newton – will hold a presentation … Read More

Tuesday, February 20 from 8-9am. Online. Artificial turf is favored by those who want the short term ease of maintenance and longer playtime for youth, but it comes with long term consequences for our health and the health of the … Read More

Mass Recycle’s Gretchen Carey and Waneta Trabert answer the perennial question “Why can’t I recycle this?” Recycling is a commodity, and not only does it need to be collected and sorted, someone needs to want to buy it. To understand … Read More

Sunday, February 25 from 1:15-4:15pm. Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton). Do you have a broken item in your home that you know you could fix with the right guidance? Fix-It Clinics empower folks to fix for themselves, and … Read More

Introduced by actor and environmentalist Ted Danson, the documentary film We’re All Plastic People Now investigates the hidden story of plastic and its effects on human health. In an era of throw-away ease, convenience has cost us our well-being. We’re … Read More