5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Thursday, September 23, 2021

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1 The 11-member City Council will meet tonight on Thursday, not Tuesday, due tothe Jewish holiday earlier this week. It is a hybrid meeting. Starts at 7 p.m. in the Blumer room in the Memorial Building. Residents can also watch on Zoom, Facebook live, or the Government Channel.

On the agenda is a proposal to grant the City Council the authority for special permits. The Framingham Planning Board chair Kristina Johnson is against the proposal and wrote an opinion piece about it published yesterday on SOURCE.

Other City of FRAMINGHAM MEETINGS today:

  • Framingham City Council: Appointments Subcommittee at 6 p.m.
  • Framingham Planning Board at 7 p.m.

2. According to the Mayor’s publicly posted schedule, she has no public events tonight. It is unknown if she will attend the City Council meeting

3. FRAMINGHAM – The Christa McAuliffe Charter School and Framingham Public Schools are sponsoring “Living A Hip Hop & Abolitionist Life: Resistance, Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy” tonight. The featured speaker is Bettina Love, author of We Want to Do More than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. The event is free and on Zoom starting at 6:30. Pre-registration is required by clicking here.

OTHER school events:

4. FLYERS in action:

5. FramBark and Exhibit A Brewing Company are hosting its first-ever Yappy Hour tonight at the beer garden from 5 to 8 p.m.

BONUS: Lavenders in Sudbury will be hosting a fundraiser tonight for Tyler Ferrara-Zelman, a Framingham man who spent time in the U.S. Marines, a friend, son, and father to 2-year-old Brady.

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