Category Archives: Talks and Workshops

Thursday, September 28 at 7pm. Online. Did you know, each spring, thousands of migratory fish return to the Charles River to spawn in the lakes, ponds, and tributaries? Across Massachusetts, there is a growing movement to remove aging, defunct mill … Read More

Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm. Online. Endocrine disruptors in plastics are associated with a 50% decline in adult male sperm counts over the past five decades and are implicated in the enormous leap in rates of autism and ADHD among … Read More

Thursday, September 21 from 7-9pm. First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton, Parish Hall (1326 Washington St.,West Newton). Newton has plenty of high priced homes but is missing middle income housing. Fewer young people and families are able to live here, … Read More

Thursday, September 28 from 7:30-9pm. Online. The panel will highlight some of the technical/economic/political/practical challenges and opportunities that we need to honestly face in order to make nature-based climate-improving strategies actually work at scale. Our hope is to raise the … Read More

Friday, September 22 from 1-2pm. Online. This webinar by the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) will focus on how the deployment of nuclear weapons would create disastrous effects on climate. In turn, climate change not only increases the likelihood of war … Read More

Tuesday, September 12 at 7:15pm. In-person and Online. The City of Newton and Town of Needham are working together to study the future use of the former railroad corridor that historically connected the two communities. The possibility of a shared-use … Read More

Wednesday, September 13 from 7:30-9pm. Online. The meeting with Newton Legislators is an opportunity for both old and new members and other constituents to meet with Senator Cynthia Creem, Representative Kay Khan and Representative Ruth Balser. We will share legislative … Read More

September 14-17. Online. The Center for Biological Diversity is hosting the fourth annual free virtual Food Justice Film Festival from Sept 14 to 17. Each featured film explores the links between food justice, farmworker rights, worker protections, food access and … Read More