Upcoming Events

Wellesley Community Gathering

Date: August 25, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Warren Park and Playground

Wellesley Community Gathering

This FREE event brings the entire Wellesley community together for fun, music, games and refreshments. All children and families who reside in or attend school in Wellesley are invited to join us. Meet new friends before the school year begins!

Past Events

Mridangam Recital

Date: July 13, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Wellesley High School

Mridangam Recital

Mridangam Recital of Inesh Vytheswaran. Disciple of Guru Dr. Rohan Krishnamurthy.

Race Amity Day

Date: June 9, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Needham

Race Amity Day

Come celebrate Race Amity Day, a time to reflect and affirm the dignity of the diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds of the human mosaic. Join us at this FREE event for people of all ages.

Co-hosted annually with the Needham Diversity Initiative.

Multicultural Festival

Date: May 24, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Wellesley High School

Multicultural Festival

Explore activities showcasing the wide range of cultures represented by Wellesley elementary school students. Food, demonstrations, games, performances, arts and more! This is NOT a drop-off event. FREE admission.

Some festival workshops will require pre-registration so we have sufficient materials for all participants. Workshop registration will be available soon. RSVP now to get early notification when workshop registration is available.

This event is organized in partnership with PAWS, Hardy, Hunnewell, Schofield, Sprague, Fiske, Bates and Upham elementary schools.

Sarah Prager: The ABCs of LGBTQ

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room

Sarah Prager: The ABCs of LGBTQ

Sarah Prager is dedicated to raising awareness of LGBTQ history through writing, speaking, and her app, Quist. Her first book, Queer, There, and Everywhere, tells the stories of 23 individuals from queer history for a young adult audience. It has received critical praise including three starred reviews. Learn more about Sarah Prager.

This program is offered in partnership with Wellesley Free Library.

Community Read Author Visit

Date: April 25, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Wellesley Community Center

Community Read Author Visit

Join co-author Dina Gilio-Whitaker as we discuss her book “All the Real Indians Died Off” And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans. Unpack the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. FREE event.

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Start date: February 27, 2019

End date: March 6, 2019

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Community viewing and conversation of the three-part PBS documentary “Race: The Power of Illusion.” Check out the preview or read more about the series. Join us for one, two or all three parts: February 27th, March 6th, March 13th.

This program is offered in partnership with Wellesley Free Library.

MLK Community Breakfast

Date: January 21, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: MassBay Community College

MLK Community Breakfast

Annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Co-sponsored by World of Wellesley and MassBay Community College. This year’s keynote speaker will be Claudia Fox Tree, M.Ed. (Arawak/Yurumein), professional educator leading conversations on Native American (FNP) identity, culture, and history featuring discussions about stereotypes and historical inaccuracies. Special performances by the Kuumba Singers of Harvard and the Wellesley High School Cheer Team.

MLK Family Event

Date: January 21, 2019

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Sprague Elementary School

MLK Family Event

Come celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Wellesley. Join us for crafts, games, activities and pizza! Co-sponsored by the World of Wellesley and the Wellesley High School Diversity Club. Escape the cold weather. Please RSVP now to let us know you plan to attend.