Monday Essentials is a quick snapshot of significant incidents occurring throughout Framingham in the week ahead.
For a full listing of events and happenings in town, check out Framingham Patch.
McAuliffe Charter School Information Session
The Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School, is
holding an Information Session on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m., 25 Clinton
St. Parents of fourth, fifth and sixth graders are invited to learn more about the
school and the lottery is open for children entering sixth or seventh grade next year
(2013/2015). Applications are now being accepted at www.mcaulifferegional.org.
At the Information Session. parents will learn about McAuliffe's Expeditionary Learning program from the Student Admissions Team and Executive Director Kristin Harrison. Students are welcome to attend, however, this event is more geared toward an adult audience.
Literacy Unlimited Needs Tutors
The Framingham Public Library is seeking tutors for its Literacy Unlimited Program that helps adults read and write. No teaching experience or special knowledge is needed to be a volunteer. If interested, attend the orientation session Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. The Basic Literacy training will meet for six weeks on Thursday mornings, 9:30 a.m.– to 12:30 p.m., (beginning Sept. 19) in the Literacy Center. Contact the Literacy Unlimited office (508-532-5574 or email@example.com) if you are interested.
MassDOT & MBTA Need Public Input on Expanded Commuter Rail Service
The MassDOT and the MBTA are looking for public input as they develop schedules for the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail line, regarding the services fall expansion project. The expansion will build on the additional peak departures introduced last fall and spring and new developments are in the works, including a new station at Yawkey, track and signal upgrades and new trains added to the fleet.
To help develop an expanded fall, 2013 schedule, the MBTA is looking for
customers to take a few moments to answer the questions below, and suggestions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 18, 2013.
- What train departure times would increase your use of the line?
- Which stations would you recommend as express stops and at what times of day?
- What train departure times would best serve reverse and off-peak commuters?
- What weekend schedules would be most beneficial?
Citizenship Clinic at St. Andrew's Sept. 14
Volunteers are needed to assist immigrants who are eligible to apply for American citizenship. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, is hosting a Citizenship Clinic, Saturday, Sept. 14. A training class will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. to train volunteers and advance registration and preparation is required. There are requirements, such as length of legal residence, speaking basic English and have no problems with the law. View the instructions at http://www.miracoalition.org/or call 617-500-5998. For more information or to sign up, email email@example.com.