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Occupy Natick Featured in Metrowest Daily News

Dick and Jill Miller were interviewed about Occupy Natick.  Here is a link to the article: Local activists seek fresh energy for Occupy Natick By Henry Schwan hschwan@wickedlocal.com Posted Jun 23, 2018 Dick and Jill Miller felt a need to bring political activism to MetroWest. They helped start Occupy Natick seven years ago. Now, the group is… Read more…

June Free Movie: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

June Free Movie: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

The Perfect 1939 Message for 2018! Occupy Natick presents the political comedy-drama, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, a classic Frank Capra film starring James Stewart as Mr. Smith. The very statements that this movie makes about greed and corruption still exist today, after 79 years. What: Free Movie: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington When: Monday,… Read more…

May Free Movie: Taking Root

May Free Movie: Taking Root

The Vision of Wangari Maathai Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy—a movement for which this charismatic woman became an iconic inspiration. What: Free movie and discussion:… Read more…

February Free Movie: Prescription Thugs

February Free Movie: Prescription Thugs

Please join us for a screening of the documentary film, Prescription Thugs, a personal/cultural look at the opiate crisis in America: the major players and the devastation, as 59,000 Americans die annually from painkiller overdose.   What: Free Screening of Prescription Thugs When: Monday, February 19th, 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul’s), side rear entrance… Read more…

January Free Movie & Discussion: Minimalism

January Free Movie & Discussion: Minimalism

Come join us in Natick as we screen the 2016 award-winning film, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things.  “Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps people question what things add value to their lives. By clearing the clutter from life’s path, we can all make room for the most important aspects of life: health, relationships,… Read more…

October Free Presentation: Ranked Choice Voting

October Free Presentation: Ranked Choice Voting

What: Film and Speaker, Ben Schattenburg of Voter Choice Massachusetts, about Ranked Choice Voting When: Monday, October 16th, 7-9pm. Where: Sherrill Hall, St. Paul’s Church (rear side entrance) 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA (see map below) What Else: Ample parking. Light refreshments. Handicap access. Help Promote This Event Please help us promote this event. … Read more…

September Free Event: The Future of Labor

The Future of Labor, a talk by A. Richard Miller In honor of Labor Day, we will deviate from our usual monthly movie to present a talk and discussion led by A. Richard Miller, a founding member of Occupy Natick. On the heels of Labor Day, we’ll have a live presentation and discussion on “The… Read more…