5 Things You Need to Know Today: April 13
Learn about dwarf conifers at the West Roxbury Evening Garden Club meeting - and Henry Winkler!
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- The West Roxbury Evening Garden Club is meeting at 6:30 p.m. and will have a discussion on dwarf conifers. 6:30 p.m. Ohrenberger School Library. Free for members of club, $5 for non-members.
- ReadBoston and West Roxbury Saves Energy are co-hosting an event with Martin Keogh, editor of Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World. Keogh will speak about how this book came to be made and share particularly salient and eloquent excerpts from several of the essays, whose authors include Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Bill McKibben, and others. A Q&A session will follow. 7 p.m. at West on Centre. Tickets are $40, includes wine reception and three-course dinner. Books will be available for purchase. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Charles River/Spring Valley Neighborhood Association is holding its spring meeting. The agenda includes a report on the progress of the Gateway Project, an update on the plans to develop the AutoShack property (38 Spring St.) and other items. Arabic Evangelical Baptist Church (222 Spring St.). 7-8:30 p.m.
- Actor, television icon and Open Arms Campaign Ambassador Henry Winkler will speak at Faulkner Hospital (1153 Centre St., Jamaica Plain) to tell his personal experiences as a caregiver to his mother who lived with upper limb spasticity after having a stroke. 1-2 p.m. Free for all. Second floor, Atrium I and II.
- The Boston City Council will be briefed about the City's budget tomorrow and will begin discussing it during the weekly council meeting at noon. Here is an agenda of the council meeting.