Tag Archives: volunteering

More Westonians Welcoming Afghan Refugees: How to Get Involved

After the post last week about the work St. Julia’s is doing with three Afghan refugees, the Owl was contacted by another group which is also assisting the Afghan community, this time in Boston and Manchester, New Hampshire. In October 2021, when the Afghan refugees were about to arrive, a non-denominational team was formed with residents of Weston, Waltham, Belmont,

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Stewardship Saturdays Start September 18

Have you ever wanted to be involved in taking care of Weston’s Conservation land? Want to meet other like-minded trail stewardship champions? Need a good workout? The answer to all three questions is yes! Join the Weston Conservation Department and Weston Forest and Trail Association (WFTA) on the third Saturday of every month for stewardship and camaraderie to collaboratively help manage nearly

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Upcoming Blood Drives in Weston

Weston will be the site of two upcoming blood drives, one for Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the other for the Red Cross. Both organizations cite increasing needs for blood products during Covid-19; Dana-Farber mentions that they are starting to see shortages. The first drive is the Dana-Farber Blood Mobile on Wednesday, April 14 from 11 am-5:30 pm,

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