Things to Do this Week in Belmont: Tiny Circus, Yoga at the Beech, Keep Your ID

• The Belmont Board of Selectmen will be hearing a request from contractors to do night-time construction work along Trapelo Road on Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. The additional work is likely required due to the Trapelo/Belmont Corridor is now running slightly behind schedule. 

• The Belmont Senior Center welcomes the Better Business Bureau for a talk on “Stopping Identity Theft” on Tuesday, July 22 at 1:15 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. The talk will discuss the most common tactics identity thieves are using to steal personal information and the precautionary steps seniors can take to protect themselves from falling victim to fraudulent activity.

Yoga for everyone at the Beech Street Center on Tuesday, July 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.: join Susan Harris, a registered yoga teacher and associate professor of Nutrition at Tufts University for this Iyengar-inspired class which practices yoga postures slowly and with attention to alignment and safety, adapted to the abilities and needs of individual students. Practice is done with bare feet; mats and props are provided. Cost: $15/class. Non-seniors, beginners and experienced are welcome. This is a non-Council on Aging class held at the Beech Street Center. For more information, call Susan at 617-407-0816.

• The Belmont High School Teen Techs are back at the Belmont Public Library to help residents and patrons who are looking for help with computers, the internet, e-readers, tablets and the hows and whys of the social media world. The crew will be doing their tech wizardry on Wednesday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Young Adult Room. Register online, stop by the reference desk to register in person or call 617-993-2870 to register by phone.

Circus Minimus is an entire circus that emerges from a single suitcase including a tent, a family of acrobats and much more. Come see this circus “unfold” on Wednesday, July 23 from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room. 

• With so much going on around the world, this might be the week to join Hot Topics, the Beech Street Center’s current events group, taking place on Thursday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at 266 Beech St. 

• Here is a silly puppet adventure for families: Sylvie the Squirrel will discover a whole magical world while searching for her stolen underpants at the Belmont Public Library on Thursday, July 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Assembly Room.

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