Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct 8
Are GMOs Safe? What the Science Tells Us
Starts: Thursday, Oct 8
Ends: Thursday, Oct 8 - 8:30 pm
Location: Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room 530 Washington St. Wellesley
Description: The Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project and the Wellesley Free Library are hosting an evening with Sheldon Krimsky, co-author of "The GMO Deception".

scientists and policymakers assert that there is no scientific
controversy over the health effects of GMOs. The scientific evidence,
however, reveals a different story.

This education forum reveals how politics and corporate interests have
distorted the health and environmental effects of GMO crops. Sheldon
Krimsky, PhD, will present data from specialists in biology, social
science, politics, and ethics on the GMO crops tied to our entire food
system. After climate change, many believe there is no greater concern
than the unforeseen impacts of GMOs on our food supply.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC . Please RSVP to the facebook event for
updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/1147533665270478/

More info at http://www.wcpponline.org

[This newsletter was sent by MA Right to Know GMOs, a lead member of the
the Massachusetts Coalition for GMO Labeling. Other lead members include
Citizens for GMO Labeling, MASSPIRG, MoveOn.org, and NOFA/Mass.]
Saturday, Oct 10
Farmer’s Market at Elm Street
Starts: Saturday, Oct 10
Ends: Saturday, Oct 10 - 2:00 pm
Location: Elm St. in West Newton
Description: Green Decade welcomes volunteers of all ages at our Farmers Market booth for even just an hour or two on an occasional basis. Until the last week in October, Farmers Markets are on Tuesdays, 1:30-6pm in Cold Spring Park on Beacon St. and Saturdays, 10am to 2pm on Elm St. in West Newton. To volunteer, contact info@greendecade.org or call 617-965-1995.
Saturday, Oct 10
Solar Open House in Upper Falls
Starts: Saturday, Oct 10
Ends: Saturday, Oct 10 - 4:00 pm
Location: 87 Thurston Road, Newton Upper Falls, 02464
Description: Learn more about how solar looks, works, and saves money for this Newton
homeowner. Experts from Newton Solar Challenge installers Blue Selenium
Solar and Sunlight Solar Energy will be there to talk about solar
design, aesthetics, savings and environmental benefits. Talk with our
team and local environmental organization, Green Newton. Hear more about
The Village Bank's "solar loan" designed to increase solar ownership by
Newton homeowners who participate in the Newton Solar Challenge.

Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Place: 87 Thurston Road, Newton Upper Falls, 02464

Come on by and take a look at this beautiful new home solar system
that was just installed in Upper Falls
Monday, Oct 12
Starts: Monday, Oct 12
Ends: Monday, Oct 12 - 9:00 pm
Location: Temple Beth Elohim 10 Bethel Rd, Wellesley
Description: Share Pope Francis' encyclical message on environmental responsibility,
social justice, and care for "our common home" Learn how we can work
together to ensure a clean energy future in Massachusetts

Build an interfaith movement for action on climate change

Join this special interfaith event as we share messages of hope,
inspiration, and action for healing our world.

To RSVP or for more information and a current list of our sponsors and
supporters, visit: http://www.tbewellesley.org/climate

Part Service * Part Forum * Part Rally

to R.S.V.P http://tbewellesley.formstack.com/forms/answeringthecall
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