Making Democracy Work

2005-2006

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, June 1, 2006
7:15 p.m.
Ridge Hill Reservation LWV-Needham Annual Meeting. ART FOR ALL AND ALL FOR ART: Public Art in Needham. Program is open to all who are interested. Business Meeting follows.
Monday, March 13, 2006
12:30-3:30pm
Olin College Auditorium Are We Safer in the Dark?. Broadcast from National Press Club in Washington, DC, focusing on open government and secrecy, with discussion at Olin to follow. Sponsored by the Special Libraries Association (SLA), LWV, and other national organizations. Olin College is the only Massachusetts location for this broadcast. Click for more info: http://www.openthegovernment.org
Thursday, October 27, 2005
7:30 p.m.
Broadmeadow Performance Center The Future of Needham's Water Supply. How is Needham's water supply endangered? Learn the facts about our water supply and find out about the newest water conservation techniques, including the Library's cutting-edge rainwater recovery system. Speakers include: Robert Zimmerman, Executive Director of the Charles River Watershed Association, Ann McFate, Director of the Needham Public Library, Lois Bacon, President of the Library Foundation of Needham, Phil Reidy of Rainwater Recovery Systems, and a member of Needham's Board of Selectmen.
Tuesday, October 11, 2005
7:30 p.m.
Member home. Book Discussion on teenagers making a difference. To discuss The Gospel According to Larry and Vote For Larry by new LWVN member, Janet Tashjian. Please email president@lwv-needham.org for more details.
Monday, September 12, 2005
7:30 p.m.
Broadmeadow Performance Center Protect Your Family: Simple Steps to a Healthy Non-Toxic Lawn. With Pat Beckett and Chip Osborne, co-chairs of the Marblehead Pesticide Awareness Committee (MPAC). Learn why pesticide use is a health concern and find out how to achieve an attractive lawn and garden without the use of toxic products. Organic lawn care creates a healthy soil and deep-rooted, dense turf that competes successfully with weeds and pests. See their website http://www.livinglawn.org.