• Upcoming Programs

    Winter/Spring 2019 Programs

    Leigh Montville on Sports, Including the Medfield – Ted Williams Connection

    Speaker Leigh Montville

    Monday, February 4, 2019
    7:30 pm
    First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
    26 North Street, Medfield

    Author-sportswriter Leigh Montville, who lives in Medfield, will be speaking nine days before Red Sox pitchers and catchers report to begin spring training. Leigh was a sports writer for the Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated, and he has written books about Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Muhammed Ali, Dale Earnhardt, Evel Kneivel, and other sports figures.

    The meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us.

    Exiled French Neutrals in Medfield and Other New England Towns

    Acadian exiles awaiting deportation orders.

    Monday, March 4, 2019
    7:30 pm
    First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
    26 North Street, Medfield

    Steve Joanis is an historic reenactor who “sunlights” as the engineering director at a large local HVAC contracting company. On March 4, Steve, in period costume, will talk about the largely-forgotten French neutrals, potential British adversaries in Canada who were forcibly relocated to Medfield and other New England towns during the French and Indian War.

    The meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us.

    Trustees of Reservations: Celebrating and Protecting Medfield’s Special Places

    Speaker D. A. Hayden

    Monday, April 1, 2019
    7:30 pm
    First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
    26 North Street, Medfield

    On April 1, the featured speaker will be D. A. Hayden of the Trustees of Reservations. Most people know of Rocky Woods – but there are five other Trustees properties in Medfield – and well over 100 others, including museums, farms, and natural conservation sites all across Massachusetts. D. A. Hayden, general manager for the Charles River Valley, will give an overview and history of the Trustees.

    The meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us.