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MLK Community Breakfast 2020

Date: January 20, 2020

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Alumnae Hall, Wellesley College

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Annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. "A Dream Deferred" featuring an inter-racial and inter-ethnic panel of social justice advocates who will provide insights on Dr. Martin Luther King's dream and the fight for civil rights of Blacks, Indigenous People and Latin X. Where we are, where should we be and how […]

Community Gathering & Facilitated Dialogue

Date: October 22, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Community Center

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What are our community core values? Join us for an evening of sharing & building community with: Dr. David Lussier, Superintendent of Wellesley Public Schools Chief Jack Pilecki, Wellesley Police Department Meghan Jop, Wellesley Town Executive Director Linda Chow, Wellesley School Committee Ann Mara Lanza, Building a Better Wellesley Diane Seaborn, Associate Pastor, Wellesley Village […]

RACE: The Power of an Illusion – Part 3: The House We Live In

Date: January 30, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Community Center

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Community viewing and conversation of the three-part PBS documentary "RACE - The Power of Illusion." Check out the preview or read more about the series. Join us for one, two or all three parts: January 16, 23, and 30. Offered in partnership with the Wellesley Community Center. Part 3: The House We Live InThis final episode […]

RACE: The Power of an Illusion – Part 2: The Story We Tell

Date: January 23, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Community Center

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Community viewing and conversation of the three-part PBS documentary "RACE - The Power of Illusion." Check out the preview or read more about the series. Join us for one, two or all three parts: January 16, 23, and 30. Offered in partnership with the Wellesley Community Center. Part 2: The Story We TellThe second episode in […]

RACE: The Power of an Illusion – Part 1: The Difference Between Us

Date: January 16, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Community Center

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Community viewing and conversation of the three-part PBS documentary "RACE - The Power of Illusion." Check out the preview or read more about the series. Join us for one, two or all three parts: January 16, 23, and 30. Offered in partnership with the Wellesley Community Center. Part 1: The Difference Between Us Episode one in […]

Indigenous Peoples Day: Land Clean Up

Date: October 12, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Longfellow Pond on Oakland Street

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Please bring your family and neighbors for a walk honoring Mother Earth and clean-up around the pond. We will meet at Longfellow Pond on Oakland Street (parking lot by the pond) and decide the route together. All supplies will be available including gloves and bags. Co-Sponsored by Sustainable Wellesley. 

First Light Flashback: A Performance by Annawon Weeden

Date: October 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: 26 Benvenue St, Wellesley

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The World of Wellesley invites the community to join for this special presentation. Annawon Weeden explains that “Wampanoag means ‘People of the First Light’ due to our geographic location as the furthest eastern tribe.” Born and raised in the tribal community of Charlestown, R.I., among relatives of both Narragansett/Pequot lineage through his father, Annawon now […]

Claude Kaitare – Rwanda Journey

Date: November 5, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Wakelin Room, Wellesley Free Library

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All are welcome for light refreshments beginning at 6:30 PM. The speaker will start at 7:00 PM. Claude Kaitare was born in the early 80’s in Rwanda. He spent his childhood primarily in Kigali until the Rwandan president was assassinated on April 6th, 1994. This provided the catalyst for what is known as the genocide […]

Indigenous Peoples Day Children and Family Event

Date: October 14, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Location: Schofield Elementary School

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Please join the World of Wellesley in honoring Indigenous Peoples Day with a children and family event that will explore Indigenous culture, traditions, and history. Professional educator Claudia Fox Tree, M.Ed. (Arawak/Yurumein)​, will lead our engagement together with a presentation centered on Native American (First Nations People) identity, culture, and history. Indigenous food options and pizza will […]

Inaugural Wellesley Eid Festival

Date: June 8, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Town Hall Green

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Everyone is welcome for some free family fun including arts & crafts, face painting, nails, henna tattoos, lawn games, popcorn, cotton candy and much more! Wellesley Eid Fest is being coordinated by Wellesley resident Nadeem Sarwar. A team of Wellesley youth spanning elementary, middle, high school and college freshmen are helping organize the event. Contact […]