The Week to Come: Selectmen on Increasing Parking Fees, Football at Home Finally

• On the government side of the week, the Belmont Board of Selectmen will be meeting on Monday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall will be discussing a recommendation on increasing parking meter (I’m guessing that includes the cost to be in the municipal parking lot as the town has not parking meters) and commuter parking fees along with a discussion concerning the Underwood Pool and a public meeting on storm water and erosion control. The Warrant Committee is meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School with a preview of warrant articles on the Special Town Meeting agenda in November.

 Join Belmont Public Librarian Joanna Breen in the Flett Room on TuesdaySept. 30, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an overview of the authoritative Value Line and Morningstar investment research centers. Whether you’re building your first portfolio, or are a long-time investor, Value Line and Morningstar produce trusted independent market research that is available, free, and online, to Belmont Public Library cardholders.
True Story Theater will perform a magical and inspiring form of improvisational storytelling on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1:15 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. Volunteers from the audience share important moments from their lives; the actors bring these instantly to life in word, movement and song. The Arlington Council on Aging gave them rave reviews. See for yourself!

• Receive a free hearing screening test at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mass Audiology offers this service – along with changing hearing aid batteries – free of charge to Center participants. Sign up by stopping by the front desk or by calling 617-993-2970.

You know summer’s over when the Belmont Public School invites middleschoolers on early release Wednesday to do their homework with hot chocolate and not lemonade. Stop by the library’s Assembly Room on Wednesday. Oct. 1 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., to do your homework and enjoy some hot chocolate.  This is for middleschoolers only! Provided for free, thanks to the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. Just drop in, no registration required.
Sustainable Belmont is holding its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room
• LEGO Club is back! On Thursday, Oct 2 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Roomboys and girls in kindergarten through second grade will be creating their own unique LEGO structures. All LEGOs  will be provided. Just bring your imagination.
Belmont High School Football will have its first home game of the season on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. vs. Arlington. It’s Winchester week on the athletic fields as Field Hockey (Monday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.), Boys’ Soccer (Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.) and Volleyball (Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.) all host the Sachems. Cross Country says hello to Arlington on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 3:30 p.m., Lexington visits Belmont golf also on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. and Belmont Girls’ Soccer has a big match with powerhouse Wilmington on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m.
• The Benton Library, Belmont’s independent library, is open the first Friday evening of every month, this month it’s this Friday, Oct. 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Make the Benton a stop on your way home or after dinner. See the latest New York Times Best sellers. Browse the collection. Buy some of our reasonably priced sale books with all proceeds going to the Benton. Use our Wi-Fi.
• Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, Oct. 3.
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  1. Rick Jones says

    Members of 1964 State Champion football team will be honored prior to start of Thursday night’s football game. Kickoff is at 6pm; ceremonies should start around 5:45.

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