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Waltham Community Events

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Community Events

 

Watch City Market: Waltham Public Schools, Healthy Waltham and The Greater Boston Food Bank have partnered up to offer Waltham families at NO COST Food Market once a month at the McDevitt Middle School. Watch City Market is open to ALL Waltham Residents. Each person/family can shop for up to 50 lbs of food including produce, meats, dairy and staple grocery items.

For complete details and registration information for the market, read:

Watch City Market Flyer in English

Real Talk: Real Talk is a youth-led forum for discussing the issues that are most important to teens. We meet two Mondays a month from 6-8 in the Waltham Public Library Teen Room. Each event is planned, promoted, and executed by teen leaders with help from our Teen Specialist. In exchange for their work, our teen leaders receive training, support, work history, and a stipend. Real Talk is made possible through the generosity of the Library Initiative for Teens and Tweens (LITT), a project of the Rhyme and Reason Fund at the Boston Foundation.

For complete details about Real Talk, read more HERE.

Girls Who Code: The Girls Who Code club teaches girls 12-18 with any level of coding experience how coding skills can help them pursue their passion, whatever it is. Our experienced instructors help girls explore storytelling, illustration, gaming, music production, and more through a variety of coding technologies. But it's always more club than class!

For more information about the Girls Who Code club, read HERE.

Waltham Partnership for Youth Coalition/Trailblazers (WPY Coalition)

WPY is a multi-sector community coalition working together to make Waltham a safe, healthy, just, and engaged community where all young people can thrive.

Our mission is to support a culture of mental health and wellness, free of substance misuse, for Waltham youth by connecting all sectors of the community, addressing root causes, and promoting advocacy, education, and policy change. We meet:

Every 1st Wednesday of the month through June (Adults and Youth) Room 142 WHS

Every Wednesday until end of school year (Youth Only) Starts November 6 held in the WHS library E-Learning lab

For more information about WPY Coalition, please visit their website HERE.

Or, contact:

Shanesha Christmas, WPY Youth Coordinator, E: shaneshachristmas@walthampublicschools.org 

Ivy Watts, Coalition Program Director, E: ivy@walthampartnershipforyouth.org

 

Upcoming Events

 

November

Student Sustainability Leadership Symposium (SSLS)

When: November 10, 2019

Where: The event is at Connors Retreat Center in Dover, MA. The address is 20 Glen Street, Dover, MA 02030. Transportation is arranged by us and will be provided from the high school to the event location.

Time: 11:30AM - 6:00PM

Sponsor: Waltham Group (Brandeis University organization) and Boston College

SSLS is a conference where students from various different schools, universities, and nonprofit organizations from Waltham and beyond hold roundtable discussions and presentations, on issues of sustainability and environmentalism. It gives students the opportunity to share with and learn from each other, building inspiration and ideas for grassroots change. They will learn how to better communicate on these issues with their peers, and raise awareness in the wider local community.

We hope that attendees will be able to apply what they learn to helping their school and helping Waltham. This is a valuable opportunity for WHS students, and we hope many are able to attend.

Click HERE for more information.

Contact person:Faiyaz Rahman: (508) 409-1519, wgsymbiosis@gmail.com


 

Special Screening of Angst

November 14th, 7:00-9:00 pm at McDevitt Middle School

Angst is a film about anxiety, truth & hope. Families, educators, students, employees and members of any community will benefit from this film (appropriate for age 11 years+).

This film is sponsored by the Waltham Partnership for Youth Coalition.

Register HERE.


 

Social Justice in Education Series

Talk #1 with Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

“Racial Literacy and Archeology of the Self” 

November 18
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Waltham Public Library, 735 Main Street

For more information, please read the Social Justice in Education Series Flyer.


 

Immigration Appreciation Potluck Dinner

Friday, November 22, 2019
6:00-8:30
First Parish, 50 Church Street, Waltham

Celebrate immigrants' contributions to Waltham.  
Please bring a covered dish to share from your cultural or family tradition.

Please RSVP by calling WATCH at 781-891-6689 ext. 0
or, sign up on our website www.watchcdc.org

For more information read the flyer HERE.


 

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