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  • Pre Loved Books- Spring Book Sale

    Lots of amazing pre-loved books for sale at the Wellesley Free Library. May 1st 9am-6pm May 2nd 9am-5pm May 3rd 1pm-5pm with  $7 bag sale The Spring Book Sale supports library programs so its a win-win!
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  • Arbor Day Action May 2nd

    Join us on May 2nd as we plant new trees, shrubs and wildflowers at low-income Housing Authority sites in Wellesley! Help us beautify and improve the quality of life for the residents, and provide habitat for butterflies and birds. Meet at the Housing Authority Community Center, Morton Circle (next to Police Station on Washington Street in Wellesley) Event starts at 9:0
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  • An Evening with Dr. Joanna Macy: Global Warming and Active Hope: Moving Beyond Despair to Activism

    Thursday, May 7, 7 pm,Wellesley College, Jewett Art Center Auditorium. Learn how to turn despair and apathy in the face of overwhelming social and ecological crises into constructive, collaborative action. Macy is an environmental activist, author, scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. She is the author of eight books, most recently: Active Hope:
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  • GARBOLOGY 101: Talking Trash with the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility

    Public Workshop on the Wellesley RDF Thursday, April 16th, 9:00 to 11:00 am At the Department of Public Works Training Room, 20 Municipal Way From cardboard to hazardous waste, about 14,000 tons of material passed through the Wellesley RDF in 2014. Come for a behind-the-scenes look at the recyclables, reusables, and just plain trash that the RDF handles with care. At this
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  • Public Forum on Bicycle Safety April 16th at 7.30pm

    Public Forum on Bicycle Safety Hosted by the Town of Wellesley Bicycle Safety Committee Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 PM Town Hall, 525 Washington Street   The Wellesley Bicycle Safety Committee wants your input and ideas for improving bike safety and encouraging more cycling for recreational and transportation purposes in Wellesley! Come learn about the short and long
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  • Film — Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?

    Tuesday April 28, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wakelin Room, Wellesley Free Library Main Branch Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? (2010; 74 minutes) is a documentary film exposing the effects of plastic bags and other plastic consumer merchandise on land ecosystems, the marine environment and the human body.  Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes-single-use dis
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  • Charles River Cleanup: Saturday April 25th 9AM-Noon

    The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission invites you to the Charles River Clean up April 25th from 9 am until noon at Washington St and River ST in Eastern Wellesley. All ages welcome, groups encouraged! Join the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission for the 16th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup, where thousands of volunteers and community groups come together to
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  • Are GMOs Safe? What the Science Tells Us

    Confused about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)? Come here Sheldon Krimsky, co-author of The GMO Deception on Thursday, March 26th 7:00- 8:30 pm at the Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room discuss this important topic.   Some prominent scientists and policymakers assert that there is no scientific controversy over the health effects of GMOs. The scientific evi
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  • Open Space & Recreation Plan Community Survey 2015

    Please take this 7-minute online survey to help direct the future of Wellesley’s wonderful Open Space and Recreational resources. The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) is in the process of updating Wellesley’s Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), which is required by the State to qualify for state and federal reimbursement programs for municipal acquisition
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Clean Energy

Wellesley residents can buy clean, green, renewable energy through the Town of Wellesley Power to Choose program!

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Join Wellesley Green Schools in a “no idling” pledge! Idling your car is against the law, it burns gas unnecessarily, and it pollutes the air around you!

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Solar Evaluation

Find out if solar is right for you with a free solar evaluation! You can also get an energy audit and more from the Town of Wellesley!

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Be Pesticide Free!

Add your name to the map of Wellesley residents who have gone pesticide-free.

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