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March 2018

Winter Session 2018: Storytelling Workshop

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sunroom, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Do you love telling stories at family gatherings, at work, at coffee hour, or anywhere anytime? Would you like to be a better storyteller? Join Kate Holland and Laurel Whitehouse for a light-hearted exploration of tips and techniques for getting the most out of your story. For more information or to sign up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org

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Winter Session 2018: Museum of Russian Icons Trip

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Field trip! Alex Gibber will share his passion for Russian culture on a guided tour of one of the great unsung museums in New England: The Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton. Enjoy the shimmering paintings, followed by tea and conversation in the museum’s Russian Tea Room. For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/

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Winter Session 2018: Ken LeBaron Studio Tour (Filled)

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Liz LeBaron on a tour of her husband Ken’s art studio in Sudbury, which houses many of Ken’s beautiful sculptures. Ken’s work is known for the artful way it incorporated wood grain, pattern, and color into the finished pieces, one of which hangs in our Commons. Take a look! There are no more spaces available for this activity.

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Winter Session 2018: Tea with Mary (and Dick and Bob)—Memories of First Parish

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunroom, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Enjoy tea and savories with Mary Trageser, Dick Hoyt, and Bob Mainer, who will share memories from their long lives in Wayland and at First Parish—from family and parish life to the "Red Scare" of the 1950s, which deeply impacted the town and our church. Come and hear cherished memories from some of our most cherished members. For more information or to sign up: communitylife@uuwayland.org

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Winter Session 2018: Dinner and Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (Filled)

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Jim Kitendaugh for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, perhaps the greatest movie ever made. Fascinating, morbid, brilliantly filmed, and endlessly controversial, Vertigo commands our attention with themes of identity, madness, and misogyny. And there will be chili! There are no more spaces available for this activity.

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Winter Session 2018: Watercolors with Molly

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sunroom, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Our own Molly Beard, an accomplished artist, will be our instructor and muse for a two-week watercolor workshop. Let’s see what happens when you commit time, color, water, and the brush to that white paper! Learn some basic techniques, experiment with materials, and maybe paint a still-life masterpiece. For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org

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Winter Session 2018: The Opioid Crisis – What Can We Do?

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Vestry, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

The opioid crisis poses challenges to every community. Come learn about the origins of the epidemic, import shifts in its course, and promising responses—including actions you can help take today. Dr. Traci Green, Wayland resident and professor of emergency medicine and community health sciences at BU, is the presenter. For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org.

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Winter Session 2018: Laughs with Stephanie, a Night at Improv Boston

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Rev. Stephanie for an evening enjoying the spontaneous laughs at an evening performance at ImprovBoston Mainstage, in Cambridge. Smiles guaranteed, perhaps accompanied by some bravura and brew. http://www.improvboston.com/shows/mainstage For more information or to sign up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org

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Winter Session 2018: Roxbury Triple Play (Filled)

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Lend a hand stocking fresh produce for the “Fair Foods Truck,” which provides surplus food to the neighborhood around the UU Urban Ministry in Roxbury. Afterwards, we’ll take a tour of the Roxbury campus then walk to Dudley Square for lunch at the famous Haley House, staffed by former prison inmates. There are no more spaces available for this activity.

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Winter Session 2018: Basic CPR+AED Class

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vestry, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Save a life! Wayland’s Assistant Fire Chief Neil McPherson will run through the basics of CPR, as well as how to use an Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED)—the heart-pacing machine you see in airports and other public places across the country. The most important hour and a half you’ll spend all winter! For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org.

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Winter Session 2018: Museum of Fine Arts Guided Tour

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Karen Krowne, an MFA docent, will lead a guided tour of the Museum’s Art of the Americas Wing, opened in 2010, which includes paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts created throughout the New World over 3,000 years. Maybe stay for lunch! For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org. http://www.mfa.org/

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Winter Session 2018: B-I-N-G-O!

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vestry, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Come for supper, fun, and games, including bingo—yes, BINGO!—with prizes. Join Kate Holland and Ann Moses for a spaghetti dinner and an assortment of games. Bring your own dish or games to share if you like. Game on! For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org.

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Winter Session 2018: Book Discussion of “The Hate U Give,” by Angie Thomas

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vestry, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Dan Lewis will lead a discussion of this wonderful young adult novel about racism and police brutality that debuted at the top of the New York Times’s Young Adult best-seller list last year. “Brilliant” and “gut-wrenching” say the reviews. For more information and to sign up: communitylife@uuwayland.org  

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Winter Session 2018: Brainstorming Workshop

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stokey Library, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States

Got a good idea, or wish you did? Chauncey Wilson will lead us on a hunt for good ideas exploring techniques and topics like brainstorming, brain-drawing, body-storming, serendipity (you can plan it!), theater, and games. For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org

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Winter Session 2018: A Moonlight Walk

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s the first full moon of spring, and we’ll welcome it on a walk with Annie Muschett around Highland Circle, where Annie says “the lapis blue of the darkening sky will greet the cold eye of the moon rising through the skeletal arms of the leafless trees.” Libations will be served. For more information or to sign-up, please contact communitylife@uuwayland.org.

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December 2018

Community Carol Sing & Open House

December 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Front Steps, Vesty and Commons, 225 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA United States

Sing along to the sounds of the Sudbury Valley New Horizons Band on our Meetinghouse steps! Following the caroling, we will gather in the Vestry to enjoy hot beverages and treats served by our Youth! (And maybe have a Santa sighting…)

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