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LiveWires Presents: Climate Change- What it Means for New England

Tue. April 26 @ 7:00 p.m. Pleasant Street Center, Reading Quentin Prideaux, of the Climate Reality Project, presents the basic science of climate change, its effect on New England, and which actions need to be taken to protect Massachusetts.
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LiveWires Mini: Poet Tea with Wendy Mnookin

Wednesday April 13, 10 -11:00 a.m. @ Tin Bucket 12 Woburn Street Reading It's April: celebrate the power of words! Poet Wendy Mnookin reads from her new collection Dinner with Emerson. Enjoy treats + book sale + signing at Tin Bucket-Reading's new art spot.
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A Community Conversation with Racial Justice Educator Debby Irving

Community Conversation with Racial Justice Educator Debby Irving Tuesday 3/29 @ 7:00 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 239 Woburn St. Reading
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“Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” Book Discussion

Saturday March 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Reading Public Library, 80 General Way Join librarian Andrea Fiorillo for a discussion of Waking up White by Debby Irving. Books are available at the library. This discussion is in conjunction with Debby Irving's visit to Reading on Tuesday March 29.
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LiveWires Presents: Short Skirts, Oh My! The Evolution of the Women’s Movement

Tue, 3 /22, 7:00 p.m. @ The Reading Police Department, Award-winning storyteller Anne Barrett educates and entertains in this romp through American history which will resonate today.
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LiveWires Miniseries: Telling Tales

Wednesdays, March 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 10-11:30 a.m. (note-no class 3/16)Police Department Community Room 15 Union St, Reading Reading Public Library facilitates a storytelling series with longtime storyteller Peter Carcia. Discover the elements needed to turn a good story into a great story: narrative, plot, pacing, character, setting, dramatic impact
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LiveWires Miniseries: Aging in Reading

Are you an older adult, caregiver, or visionary? Then join this community conversation to plan for positive aging in Reading. Hear from resource providers about housing options, aging in place, & creative solutions for the future. Bring your questions & ideas.
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