By Via Perkins Hometown Weekly Correspondent The final event closing the community reading of Debby Irving’s book “Waking Up White” took place on February 4 at 7 p.m. More than 20 groups in Wellesley and beyond committed to reading and holding group discussions around Irving’s revealing, hard-hitting memoir. Three months spent considering the impacts of race, power,...Read more
By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent Students from Wellesley Middle School Chinese language classes and Chinese Culture Club shared their knowledge of Chinese language and culture with over 350 fellow members of the middle school community at the sixth annual Chinese New Year Celebration. The hugely successful event was held last week and was led by Min...Read more
[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]Wellesley Boy Scout Troop 185 held their winter Court of Honor on Monday, February 1 at the Italo-American Club. It was an exceptional year for earning merit badges with 43 Scouts received a total of over 200 merit badges, including badges earned at Camp Resolute and on Nantucket over the summer. Twenty-three boys advanced a...
By Rama K. Ramaswamy Chamber music, since its introduction to society in the 18th century, by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven during the so-called Viennese Classic Era, continues to be as much an enriching social experience as it is a deep and meaningful musical extravaganza for fans. At the heart of it is instrumental music played by...Read more