This (Short) Week: From Planning to the Great White Way

Photo: Broadway Night in the Little Theater.

On the government side of “This Week”:

  • The Planning Board is meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Town Hall to discuss a myriad of topics including the demolition of 26-28 Dante Ave. to allow a two-family to be built and a new landscaping design for the new TD Bank on Trapelo Road.
  • The Belmont Housing Trust will discuss its first-time homebuyer project and a housing production plan when it meets at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Town Hall.
  • The Community Preservation Committee will discuss and vote on the preliminary applications eligible for final application at its 5 p.m. meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Town Hall. 
  • The Community Path Implementation Advisory Committee meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Town Hall.
  • The Warrant Committee will discuss and then vote on its pension report at its 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14 meeting held at the Chenery Middle School.
  • The Belmont Board of Health meets at 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15 at Town Hall.
  • The Capital Budget Committee will get an update on capital projects and speak some on the proposed new skating rink when it meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Town Hall.

• Tuesday is story time at both of Belmont libraries.

  • Pre-School Story Time at the Benton Library, Belmont’s independent and volunteer run library, at 10:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for children age 3 to 5. Parents or caregivers must attend. Siblings may visit with adults. Registration is not required. The Benton Library is at the intersection of Oakley and Old Middlesex.
  • The Belmont Public Library on Concord Avenue will have preschool story time at 9:30 a.m. 
  • Story Time for 2’s and 3’s is at 10:30 a.m.

• Infant Storytime, for infants up to 12 months and pre-walkers, includes a short program of songs and rhymes followed by time to play and socialize. The fun takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 1410:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Belmont Public Library’s Flett Room.

• Attention High School students. Looking for a new community service opportunity that will look great on your college applications? Come to the Belmont Public Library Teen Advisory Board‘s first meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 2:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m. in the library’s Young Adult room and help the young adult librarian decide what activities the Belmont Public Library will offer for teens.  You’ll also have input in the music, books, DVD’s, and video games that the library orders for its collection. Meetings are held monthly. Please sign up to attend by clicking on the hand icon here or stop by the library’s reference desk, or call 617-993-2873.
• Belmont High School in collaboration with McLean Hospital presents “The College Transition: What to Expect” with Stephanie Pinder-Amaker, PhD  and Catherine Bell, PhD as part of Belmont High School’s 2015-16 Speaker Series on Thursday, Oct. 14 starting at 7 p.m.
• Storytime for 1’s is for walkers and toddlers under 24 months will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 10:30 a.m. in the library’s Flett Room. They will share simple stories, songs, and nursery rhymes, and end with time to play.
• Literacy Playgroup is a parent and child group that supports child’s language and literacy development on Friday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Flett Room. You’ll play, read, sing and take home new ideas. Presented by educators from the CFCE grant program; for children age 4 and under.
• Meet with Barbara Miranda, State Sen. Will Brownsberger‘s chief of staff, for office hours on Friday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St.
• The Butler Fun Run PTA Fundraiser will be held outside all morning, from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 16. The run is a fundraiser to support the PTA in-school enrichment activities. Each grade runs or walks for 20 minutes on a course created by PE teacher Ted Trodden. Last year, Batman ran with the kids. 
• Belmont Gallery of Art‘s 10 Year Party will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gallery on the third floor of the Homer Building, located in the Town Hall complex on Moore Street. It will be a special evening celebrating the BGA with good wine, delicious food from Bon Appetit caterers, live jazz, interesting people and lots of art. There will also be People’s Choice Art Awards and a raffle benefitting the BGA. RSVP by Tuesday, Oct. 13. Suggested donation is $10. 
• It’s a touch of the Great White Way in Belmont as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents “Broadway Night,” its annual musical theater showcase on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. in the high school’s Little Theater. Students perform classic show tunes and contemporary work from new musical theater composers in an evening of song, dance and storytelling. This year’s production features 20 solo, duet and group numbers, including a dance number to “King of New York” from “Newsies,”staged by “Anything Goes” choreographer, Jenny Lifson. Tickets are $5 students, $12 adults and are on sale tickets at Champions in Belmont Center or online Buy Tickets.
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