Sustainable Wellesley’s 2019 Documentary Series

It’s back! Sustainable Wellesley’s popular dinner & documentary evenings at the Wellesley Free Library are returning on April 9th, 2019 and May 21st 2019.

Join Sustainable Wellesley for Dinner and a Movie!

Movie nights will take place in the Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library and are free and open to the public, with dinner served! Don’t forget your reusable water bottle!

Registration Required – please register via Eventbrite, links below.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and screenings start at 6:45 p.m.

Following each film will be a 5-10 minute presentation of resources related to the documentary topic.

Tuesday, April 9th, Before The Flood a film about possible solutions to the dangers of climate change. RSVP for April 9th.

Tuesday, May 21st, Stink! a film about carcinogenic chemicals in everyday products and how to make better choices. RSVP for May 21st.


A Chemical Reaction: The Story of a True Green Revolution

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM

Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley

Join the Natural Resources Commission, Wellesley Health Department and Sustainable Wellesley for a screening and discussion of this 2009 film – a powerful story of a Canadian community that decided to ban lawn chemicals after a local dermatologist noticed a connection between her patients’ health and their exposure to pesticides and herbicides, and the tremendous legal battle waged by the big chemical industry. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. The evening is free and open to the public.

This event commemorates Rachel Carson Day so come enjoy some birthday cake with us as well!

Wednesday, April 11th: A Plastic Ocean: We need a wave of change.

Dinner: Sweet Green
After Dinner Events: Emily Carey shares Wellesley Straw Initiative, Copies of Zero-Waste Home on sale under cost at $10 each, Photography Display
RSVP for April 11th

Wednesday, March 14th, PlanEat: Nothing changes the planet as much as the way we eat.

Dinner: Cocobeet and (generously donated!) Wellesley Farmers’ Market (Farmers to You)
Panelists: Diana Goldman of Beantown Kitchen (with a dessert demo!) and Kelly Caiazzo

Monday, February 12th, Triple Divide: “The best documentary on fracking”

Dinner: Chipotle
Panelists: Regina LaRocque and Lise Olney
Read about the event in the Townsman