Making Democracy Work

First Fridays

2020-2021

A monthly forum usually held on the first Friday of every month. Speakers present on topics of importance to Lexington residents.

You can see May's First Friday Presentation on the 2020 Census HERE

To see previous First Friday Forums on Lexmedia go to http://www.lexmedia.org/ondemand.html click on the 'Categories' tab, then select "League of Women Voters"

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, May 7, 2021
9:30am
The comfort of your own home via ZOOM or streamed on Facebook. Recreation in Lexington. Melissa Termine Battite, Director of Recreation & Community Programs for the Town of Lexington, will provide an update on programs, services, capital plans, and reopening plans for 2021. This will include the outdoor recreation facilities such as fields, courts, golf, and swimming opportunities in addition to indoor programs at the Community Center. Ms. Battite will also share an overview of the Town's new initiatives and successes achieved despite the impacts of the pandemic.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88505617364

Or One tap mobile: US: +13017158592,,88505617364# or +16465588656,,88505617364#

Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 646 558 8656

Webinar ID: 885 0561 7364

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcnbBw3t8m

This program is the eighth in the 2020-2021 First Friday Forum series hosted by the League of Women Voters to promote awareness and understanding of public policy issues. There will be time for Q & A following the presentations.

The webinar will be live streamed on Facebook, LWV Lexington MA. The event will be recorded and available on LexMedia at a later date.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the principles of self-government established in the Constitution of the United States. The League works to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government. For more information, contact the League convener Margaret Coppe at mecoppe@gmail.com.

Friday, April 9, 2021
9:30AM VIA ZOOM
The comfort of your home via Zoom:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88122331148
Clean Heat. Join us to learn about how numerous rebates and incentives can offset the costs of moving to cleaner, healthier, lower-emission space and water heating for our buildings, along with information about home rule petitions, including Article 29 from the Spring Town Meeting.

  • Meg Howard, Program Director of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, will present on rebates and incentives. Whether it is for new construction, a major renovation, or if your heating system is nearing the end of its life, there are a number of ways to help transition away from fossil-fuel combustion.
  • Cindy Arens will give a short presentation on the results of Article 29 and the Clean Heat Lexington Alliance's plans for future outreach.
  • Representative Michelle Ciccolo, of the 15th Middlesex District (all of Lexington, and part of the city of Woburn), will discuss home rule petitions, how they work, the process, and what to expect.

Join the webinar here:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88122331148

Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592,,88122331148# or +16465588656,,88122331148#

Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 646 558 8656

Webinar ID: 881 2233 1148

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbkhwTZoZp

This program is the seventh in the 2020-2021 First Friday Forum series hosted by the League of Women Voters to promote awareness and understanding of public policy issues. There will be time for Q & A following the presentations.

The webinar will be live streamed on Facebook, LWV Lexington MA. The event will be recorded and available on LexMedia at a later date.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the principles of self-government established in the Constitution of the United States. The League works to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government. For more information, contact the League convener Margaret Coppe at mecoppe@gmail.com.