This Week in Belmont: Farmers Market Returns, Brendan’s Home Run Sunday,

• The award-winning Belmont Farmers Market begins a new season with State Rep. Dave Rogers cutting the tomato ribbon on Thursday, June 12 at 2 p.m. in the Claflin Street Parking Lot in Belmont Center.

• The 13th annual Brendan’s Home Run 5K race & walk is being held on Fathers’ Day, Sunday, June 15 with the 5K Charity Walk beginning at 9:30 a.m. with the road race commencing at 10 a.m. There will also be a 400 meter/800 meter youth races for kids 6 to 12. On-site entry fee on Father’s Day morning is $25. There is no charge for the 400/800m youth races.

Belmont High School finals study hall will be held on Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library. 

• The Belmont Conservation Commission is hosting a site visit at Clay Pit Pond on Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. with a design Charrette (held in Room 113 at the Belmont High School) to immediately follow the site walk. The Charrette is an opportunity for interested shareholders to meet and work with The BETA Group, the landscape architects that have been selected to create the phased Master Plan for an Intergenerational Walking Path Project. The site walk and meeting are open to the public. This is a great opportunity to work with a professional design team and create a community park at Clay Pit Pond park.

• The final “updated” report on a proposed Community Path through Belmont will be presented to the Belmont Board of Selectmen on Monday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Selectmen’s Room in Belmont Town Hall.

• The Community Path Advisory Committee will hold its final meeting to present its recommendations for and future action on a community path running through Belmont on Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont Gallery of Art on the third floor of the Homer Building located in the Town Hall Complex in Belmont Center.

Retiring teachers and staff from Belmont Schools will be feted by the Belmont School Committee on Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. in the Large Community Room at the Chenery Middle School.

• Learn to protect your home and other assets for your spouse or family by planning ahead as attorney John Hope presents Protecting Your Assets from the Cost of Nursing Home or Other Care” at the annual presentation by the Massachusetts Bar Association at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. on Tuesday, June 10 at 1:15 p.m. Legal documents can be prepared in the event you need state assistance to pay for Long Term Care services either at home or in a nursing home. Presented by Attorney John Hope.

• The Belmont High School Jazz Collective, an 18-piece big band that performs a wide range of jazz repertoire from the classics of the Swing Era to contemporary selections by current jazz artists – will be performing at the Beech Street Center on Tuesday, June 10 at 4:30 p.m. This free concert is open to everyone in the community.

• The Butler Elementary School 4th Grade Chorus will sing a variety of choral works written especially for children on Thursday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This 42-member chorus has been rehearsing once a week since September! They will sing a variety of choral works for you written especially for children. Their conductor, Rosanne Mili, has been a teacher at the Butler for 31 years. Their accompanist, Craig McMahon who is a recent graduate of Boston University, is the music teacher at the Wellington School and assists Mili with both the 3rd and 4th grade choruses at Butler.

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