You know that summer is fast fading from Belmont when the calendar is stuffed with meetings from elected and appointed committees. The Selectmen, School Committee and the Planning Board are just a few of the groups getting back into the swing of scheduled meetings.
But there are other events occurring this week in Belmont, such as:
• Sometime this week there should be some definitive word on the future of the Thomas Clark House, the historic circa-1760s homestead that was saved once from the wreaking ball in early 2012 when it was moved from its long-time home at 59 Common St. to a temporary location at 301-303 Concord Ave. across from the Underwood Pool. A $10,000 insurance payment is due in the next few days and word has it that unless a permanent location is found for the structure, the likely fate of the pre-Revolutionary home will be a sad one.
• State Sen. Will Brownsberger will be holding office hours in the Claflin Room of the Belmont Public Library on Monday, Sept. 9, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Attorney David Rosen returns to the Beech Street Center on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 1:15 p.m. with an updated program about "Wills, Trusts & Nursing Home Asset Protection."
• Beginning this week, Belmont elementary students in third and fourth grades will attend assemblies in school presenting them with their options for instrumental music study this year, as well as the opportunity to participate in a 3rd or 4th grade chorus.
To help students choose the instrument that is right for them, they are asked to attend the school's Instrument Petting Zoo on Monday, Sept. 9, 6:30 pm, at the Chenery Middle School. Students will have the opportunity to try out the instruments they are most interested in.
In order to facilitate the process of renting an instrument for your child, we will hold Instrument Rental Night on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Belmont High School's auditorium. Representatives from our vendor, David French Music Co., will be on hand to complete the rental process, and you will go home that day with your instrument. For specific information about rental costs, please visit www.davidfrenchmusic.com.
To register for instrumental music, please visit this school web site. The registration fee of $250 is payable online, and must be received by October 15.
For more detailed information, please visit the school's web site.