Monday Essentials: An MLK Day Breakfast, a Rabies Clinic and Acton's 2020 Committee Looks at Land Use

Here's a quick look at what you need to know for the week ahead in Acton.

Welcome to Monday Essentials! Here you'll find a snapshot of a few things you'll want to keep in mind for the week ahead. If you know of something coming up that would make a great addition to Monday Essentials, email Patrick.Ball@Patch.com.

12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. BreakfastAt 9 a.m. this Monday, Jan 20, the Acton No Place for Hate Committee will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast for Acton students at Congregation Beth Elohim. Keynote speaker will be Yousef Bashir, a Palestinian Arab Muslim from Gaza who is currently working toward a master’s degree in conflict and coexistence at Brandeis University and who, in 2004, was saved by Israeli doctors after being shot by an Israeli soldier's M-16 bullet, which is still lodged in his spine. Get the details here. 

2. Monday's MLK DayWhich means schools, government officers, banks, the stock market and postal service will be closed, but supermarkets, retailers, private employers, liquor stores are open. 

3. Learn About Land Use with Acton's 2020 Committee
At 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Acton Town Hall, the 2020 Committee will hear about land use, specifically the Transfer of Development Rights from Julie Conroy, senior environmental planner for the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC). Get the details here.

Public Meetings Preview: According to the town website, here's the week's lineup of public meetings: 
5. Rabies DayFrom 2 to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 25, the town of Acton, with special thanks to Dr. Jonathan Kelman of the Great Road Veterinary Hospital and Dogstar Activity Center. Get the details here. 


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