Wellesley Business Buzz: Linden Square Sidewalk Sale; Scoops Lacrosse comes to town; Lifetime Learning gets new home; Ebersole Financial; Rec class on racism

Linden Square will be hosting a Sidewalk Sale from September 4 – September 8. Loads of merchants will have their goods out all day at the Sidewalk Sale. Don’t miss the discounts at this fun yearly event.

Linden Square, Wellesley

Scoops Lacrosse comes to town

Scoops Lacrosse, which has been offering kids’ clinics on the South Shore, expands into Wellesley this fall. The 6-class program will take at Boston Sports Institute on Rte. 9 beginning Sept. 8. These are no-pads clinics designed to teach fundamentals, and you can borrow a stick. Discounts available for families with more than one participant.

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Wellesley Weston Lifetime Learning has new home

Wellesley Weston Lifetime Learning (WWLL) will be moving to Wellesley Community Center as its new home.  An open house for WWLL and its non-credit courses for adult learners will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 1-3pm.

The fall semester begins on Sept. 9 with a 10am class.

Fifteen courses are offered. Three courses offer different guest speakers each week: American Issues, History Potpourri, and Greater Boston Cultural Institutions. Other courses include Poetry, Drama, Literature, Science, Energy and Climate Change, Jazz and Rock, History, Writing Your Story, and Western Gunslingers. The fee is $60 for one course and $110 for two.

Get more info at www.wwllcourses.org, call 781-205-4204, or email: info@wwllcourses.org. Brochures with full information about all courses, and registration procedure, are available at the Wellesley Community Center, Wellesley library and COA/Tolles Parsons Center.

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White People Challenging Racism class at Wellesley Rec.

Sponsored Content. People of all heritages/identities are welcome to join us as we focus on the role of white people in dismantling racism and building a just society. We’ll examine the impact of white privilege and how being unaware of that advantage helps perpetuate racism. We’ll discuss short readings and share everyday situations in which we did not speak up effectively against racial bias. Using role-playing, we’ll work out effective ways to respond. http://www.wpcr-boston.org

Dates: 9/11/19 – 10/16/19, $85/$95

Wellesley-ites now Newton-Wellesley Hospital trustees

Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) has appointed Wellesley’s Christopher Collins and Dr. Brenda Haynes to its Board of Trustees.

Collins is a principal at ECG Management Consultants, a healthcare consulting firm, where he heads its national academic healthcare practice as well as the firm’s Boston office.

Dr. Haynes is a former oncologist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and previously served as a director of the Hospital’s Charitable Foundation. She also currently chairs the Hospital’s Development Committee and Resilience Council. Additionally, she was a member of the Leadership Gifts Committee, Chair of Annual Giving and Board of Trustees at The Winsor School in Boston.