|Preliminary special election for Ward 6 Councillor|
9:30am - 1:30pm
Affordable Housing Conference - Local Strategies For A Regional problem
- Bentley College|
Many outstanding speakers and workshops including: John McKnight, Lew Finfer, Chuck Turner, Charlotte Richie. Learn how to activate community resources to solve housing problems. Sponsored by WATCH CDC and Bentley College. More info and registration: 781-891-6689 jvc@WATCHCDC.org
Hardy Pond Town Meeting
- MacArthur School (Lake & Lincoln St.)|
What's in store for beleaguered Hardy Pond? Will the dredging be completed? Come and hear about dredging plans and Water Chestnut weed harvesting. Sponsored by Hardy Pond Association firstname.lastname@example.org
7:00 - 9:00pm
Waltham: Creating Our Livable City
- Lecture Hall, Waltham Public Library|
Free and open to the public. The Waltham Land Trust invites you to meet with environmental leaders for new insights into the status of open space preservation in our City. Nancy Reed, representing the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection, will present information about what makes a community "livable" and ways individuals can preserve open space. George Darcy, III, Chairman of the Waltham Conservation Commission will present a forceful collection of photos that chronicle the loss of natural features that made our City special. Sponsored by the Waltham Land Trust, Inc. For more information, call 781-893-1572.
Charles River Cleanup
- Charles River|
Pitch in & and help clean up our riverfront. Contact: Charles River Watershed Ass'n: 617-965-5975
|The Hardy Pond Blues Revue|
1-5 pm Outdoor concert at Prospect Hill Park, 314 Totten Pond Road
Some of the Boston area's finest blues players come to Waltham for a benefit to save Hardy Pond. Featuring Darrell Nulisch, David Maxwell, Paul Rishell, Annie Raines, Brian Templeton, Sax Gordon, Per Hanson, Michael Williams, and special guests. Directions: Rte 128 (I-95) Exit 27A, Totten Pond Road (go east for 3/4 mile). Rain date: Sunday the 10th 1-5 pm. Admission: $12 adults, $5 ages 7-16, kids 6 & under free. This is a family-friendly event: there will be activities for kids, alcohol is prohibited, and food and beverages will be available for sale. Ticket proceeds benefit the Hardy Pond Association, Inc. For tickets and information call 781-894-5544 or visit http://www.hardypond.org/
|The 18th Annual High Tech Classic Road Race|
This event features a 5K and a 10K road race, as well as kids' fun runs for children 12 and under. Loop courses around the beautiful Hobbs Brook Reservoir (and the 10K continues through peaceful Lincoln woods) start and finish at the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel. The adult races start at 9:00am sharp, rain or shine, and the kids' runs begin at 8:30am. Pre-registration for the 5K and 10K is $15; $18 to register day of race. The kids' runs are $7. All proceeds are split between the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and college scholarships for local high school students. There will be story telling and face painting for the kids, and food and beverage will be available for sale. Waltham and area residents please note: the race route will be blocked off by police as the runners pass; this should take no more than 10-15 minutes at a time. Your patience and cooperation is appreciated. For more information call (781) 487-4233, e-mail email@example.com, or visit http://www.hightechclassic.com.
|Waltham Land Trust Meeting|
The Waltham Land Trust, Inc. will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 PM at the Cannon Lecture Room, Waltham High School, 617 Lexington Street. In his lecture, Community Choices, Craig McDonnell of The Trust for Public Land, will explain how land conservation can help control property taxes by guiding growth and limiting the need for expanded municipal services. Also, Marie Daly of the Waltham Land Trust, will give a slide presentation, The Green Fields of Waltham. The program is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 781-893-1572.