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5 Things: Talk For The Would-Be Entrepreneur at the Benton

Events occurring in Belmont on Friday, June 7.

1. The Benton Library, Belmont's independent, volunteer-run library, will be holding a special talk at 7 p.m. with Michael Sattler on "Upstart Thinking: Tips & suggestions for the would-be entrepreneur." Sattler, an advisor to more than 20 companies in the past few years and an entrepreneur himself, will talk about the current entrepreneurial landscape. (It shouldn't take Sattler – who was on the local team that created the library – long to get to the talk; he lives across the street.) The talk comes on the first Friday of the month when the Benton, at the corner of Old Middlesex and Oakley, is open late (from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.) so neighbors can browse, read, use the Wifi or come play board games with the kids. 

2. Know Your Rights! The Beech Street Center will be hosting a free talk on "Contracts and Consumers Rights" presented by the Mass Attorney General’s Office) from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. The discussion will highlight how, as a consumer, it is important for you to be aware of your rights regarding the various types of contracts and offer some tips to help you avoid deception and fraud. It's open to all.

3. Baby signing with Rebekah Hand will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the Flett Room (across from the Children's Room) at the Belmont Public Library. Sign-up is required for this children's program so make a quick stop by the Children's Room or call 617-993-2880 after 9 a.m. to sign up.

4. Insituform Technologies will get as much of the sewer and drain repairs on Williston and Trapelo roads adjacent the municipal parking lot in Cushing Square before the downpours come. The work begins at 7 a.m.

5. Yoga, taught by professional instructors, is being held this morning from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 582 Pleasant St. in Gardiner Hall, at the back of the church. $10. All levels welcome just bring your own mat if you can. $6 per child for child care. All proceeds benefit Plymouth Nursery School. 

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