Here’s a round-up of the latest Wellesley business news:
The US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings are out, and Babson College in Wellesley ranks #1 for entrepreneurship, for 22nd consecutive time, just ahead of MIT (though MIT also ranks #2 in Business Programs, besting Babson at #30).
Digital Bridges Returns To The Wellesley Community Center
Wellesley High School senior Luis Hoderlein is spearheading a five-week Python 3.7 programming course for middle and high school students, and proceeds from this will be used to buy computers and tablets for schools in underserved areas. The Wellesley Digital Bridges program run by Hoderlein and fellow students aims to help bridge the digital divide between technology haves and have nots.
WHEN: Every Friday, September 14 – October 19 (except Oct. 5), 2018
TIME: 5pm – 6:30pm
WHERE: Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Hoffman Room
All proceeds from this class will go towards the purchase of computers or tablets for underserved schools and communities in the Boston area. To sign up, please visit https://wellesleydigitalbridges.wordpress.com
5th Grade Parents, info on Wellesley Dance Assembly classes
Boston Assemblies has scheduled a new session. There will be six 75 minute classes (4:30-5:45pm) on Mondays starting on Sept. 24th @ Italo American Club. Register now at http://www.
White People Challenging Racism (WPCR), workshops
WPCR brings people together to examine white privilege and racism in order to galvanize them to anti-racist action. Our mission is to provide people with tools and resources to challenge and change attitudes and actions that perpetuate racism. While our focus is on white people’s role in dismantling racism, our courses are open to everyone who is committed to achieving racial justice.
WHEN: September 26 – October 24
WHERE: 90 Washington Street, Wellesley Recreation Center
REGISTRATION: call 781-235-2370
FEE: $85 covers all 5 sessions and materials.
QUESTIONS: Contact Michelle Chalmers at Michelle@theskinonmychin.
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS — Oldtown Photo Competition
You are invited to enter the Oldtown Photo Calendar Competition, October 21, 2018. This annual tradition is part of Natick Artists Open Studios Weekend, and features images taken in parts of Natick, Dover, Sherborn, Needham, and Wellesley. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome. Winning photographs are published in the Oldtown Calendar, a popular gift and fundraiser for local nonprofit groups. To register, email theoldtowncalendar@
DATE OF EXHIBIT: October 21, 2018
PLACE: 40 Eliot Street (Route 16), Memorial Hall, South Natick, Massachusetts
Wellesley Merchants’ Association, Mom’s Day Out
The weather cooperated beautifully for the annual Wellesley Square shopping event for moms that was held over the weekend. Wellesley Square Merchant’s Association businesses offered special deals, free parking and a festive atmosphere featuring colorful balloons. Here are a few pics: