Category Archives: volunteers

Thanking Our May Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL in May.  Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!


We know it’s almost summer when our devoted volunteer Shamanthaka returns from Bangalore and starts shelf-reading right away! Welcome back!

 

 
AnnaMaria Abernathy, Charlotte Anderson, Debbie Bowen, Margaret Braccio, Jill Butler, Johanne Campbell, Susan Cassidy, Ellen Chu, Anne Costello, Barb Day, Diana Fisher Gomberg, Laurie Friedell, Carol Gladden, Barry Goldstein, Dana Hanson, David Harris, Durlov Khan, Joan Klaski, Lenna Kutner, Celia Kwartler, Heidi Levitt, Janet Linder, Natalie Lurie, Pat McCaffrey, Nancy Mazur, Fran Newton, Liz Noon, Robyn Phillips, Nancy Price, Lynn Slobodin, Ed Sugrue, Shamanthaka Subramanian, Pam Sway, John Toothaker, Alla Webster, Christopher Weinmann, Russ Wiggin, Linda Winslow
 
Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity?  We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks this summer.  Here’s how it works: you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong!  Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

Thanking Our April and NewtonServes Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL in April, both in the library and around the gardens as part of Newton Serves. Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!

NewtonServes volunteers 2019!

LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS
AnnaMaria Abernathy, Charlotte Anderson, Debbie Bowen, Margaret Braccio, Jill Butler, Johanne Campbell, Caroline Cai, Susan Cassidy, Ellen Chu, Anne Costello, Barb Day, Laurie Friedell, Carol Gladden, Barry Goldstein, Chris Green, Dana Hanson, Durlov Khan, Joan Klaski, Lenna Kutner, Celia Kwartler, Janet Linder, Natalie Lurie, Pat McCaffrey, Nancy Mazur, Carie Michael, Liz Miller, Fran Newton, Liz Noon, Robyn Phillips, Nancy Price, Lynn Slobodin, Ed Sugrue, Gopika Sutariya, Pam Sway, Anu Taliyan, John Toothaker, Dena Wald, Joanne Wang, Alla Webster, Christopher Weinmann, Linda Winslow

NEWTON SERVES VOLUNTEERS
Many thanks to Liz Noon and Alla Webster, NewtonServes Co-Chairs and our friends and neighbors from The Village Bank, the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church, the United Parish of Auburndale, and other individual volunteers: Natalie Austrian, Susan Cassidy, Denise Chicoine, Alicia Copatch, Ahssa Contor, Helena Fong, Kevin Fong, Barry Hass, Nicholas Hoch, Evan Hoch, James Jewell and son, MJ Kim, Lai Family, Kenneth Liu, Alisa Liu, Louise McCarthy, Tara Nowlan, Jin Park, Connie Park, Ed Sugrue, Lisa Suman, John Zaya

Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity? We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks this spring. Here’s how it works: you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong! Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

Our 2019 Artful Piano is Here Through Mid June!

We are delighted to be hosting this beauty of a piano on loan to us from the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton.  Come by and play a tune sometime!  We’ll be hosting the piano for the next 4 weeks.  We have several neighborhood volunteers helping to keep the piano covered in the evenings and when it rains, but please, if you ever see the skies clouding up unexpectedly and the piano is uncovered, please feel free to grab the tarp in the bin and give it a quick cover and wrap with the bungee cords!  Thank you in advance for helping us with the care and feeding of our piano!

 

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YOU ARE INVITED: The ACL’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Sunday June 9th at 2 pm

Save the date for our ACL 10th Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 10 years??  Details coming soon, but you won’t want to miss our community celebration!
~ Sunday, June 9th from 2 – 4 pm ~

These wee ones who helped save the library back in the day are now in high school…!

Save The Date & Sign Up Now: Newton PorchFest Saturday, June 1

Sign-ups for Newton PorchFest, scheduled for Saturday, June 1st (raindate June 2nd) are now open.   Last year was the inaugural year for Newton PorchFest, with 60+ bands playing all over Auburndale.  For this year, we’re expanding to also include Lower Falls and Waban.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with PorchFest, it’s a wonderful afternoon of music performed outside of people’s homes, held in 100+ cities across the country.   Here’s how you can participate:
  • Host:  Sign up to host a band on your porch, lawn or driveway.
  • Play:  Are you a singer-songwriter, part of a jazz quartet, or rock out?  All forms of musical talent, all ages are welcome!
  • Volunteer:  We’d love the help!
  • Donate:   Newton PorchFest is funded entirely by donations.  Any and all donations are welcome.
For more information and to signup, see https://newton.porchfest.info/

Newton Serves at the ACL: Call for Volunteers — Sunday April 28

We will be gardening at the Auburndale Community Library again this year on Newton Serves from 12 noon until 3:30 PM.  We hope we’ll have many hearty volunteers join us to help spread compost, clean beds, and plant spring flowers, also visit with other gardeners and have some fun.  It is important to sign up on-line at the NewtonSERVES website in order to get on the list for a souvenir 2019 NewtonSERVES T SHIRT.

http://www.newtoncommunitypride.org/NewtonSERVES.html

Alla Webster & Liz Noon, project managers
NewtonSERVES 2019
Auburndale Community Library
375 Auburn Street, Auburndale MA
allawebster@gmail.com liz-noon@comcast.net

Please remember that we garden all spring and summer, and would really appreciate your help in making the ACL grounds really beautiful this year.