Hazardous Waste Collection: June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 19 and Nov. 2 at the Minuteman Hazardous Waste facility in Lexington. To register, call the Board of Health at 781-259-2613 or drop by the office at 16 Lincoln Road for a form. All Lincoln residents must be registered in advance.
Small But Perfect Things - The Style and Accessory Collection of Ise Gropius: 7-9 p.m. June 14, Gropius House, 68 Baker Bridge Road, Lincoln. $35-$45. For information: 781-259-8098; http://historicnewengland.org. Discover the stylistic trendsetting of Mrs. Ise Gropius, also known as Mrs. Bauhaus, during this evening talk and tour focusing on her inimitable personal and evolving style. Historic New England Associate Curator Laura Johnson will show Mrs. Gropius’s collection of unique designs using intriguing modern materials, with original examples of hats and jewelry on view. Light refreshments provided. Advance tickets required.
Lincoln METCO Coordinating Committee collecting items: The Lincoln METCO Coordinating Committee, a 501(c)(3), is collecting donations of estate sale items of value. Anything goes. All proceeds go toward enrichment opportunities such as summer camp, healthy lunches, late buses home, field trips and other opportunities for the Boston-based, METCO-enrolled children in kindergarten through eighth grade attending the Lincoln Public Schools. The organization will pick everything up in a truck and bring a signed 501(c)(3) receipt on the spot. Contact Joanna Schmergel for pickups: 617-645-9059, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans and seniors can pay off some property taxes: Residents 60 and older or veterans of any age who are the owners of record of the Lincoln home they live in can earn up to $1,500 (for seniors) and $1,000 (for veterans) off their property taxes by working for the town. Participants are compensated at the minimum wage ($11 an hour) and a variety of jobs are available at different town departments and the schools. The programs are intended to help seniors and veterans who may have trouble paying property taxes remain in Lincoln. For information, call the COA at 781-259-8811 and ask for Carolyn.
Senior Dining volunteers needed: Senior Dining is the Council on Aging’s program providing an elegant meal once a month at St. Anne’s Church. In order for the program to continue, the COA needs volunteers who can help set tables, serve the meals and clean up a few times a year on a third Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. For information or to volunteer, contact Kim Buell at email@example.com or 781-259-1278.
Council on Aging needs volunteers: The COA needs Lincoln drivers to transport older residents to medical appointments, essential shopping and to the COA for services and activities, as well as Meals On Wheels drivers to deliver meals to homebound residents. Lincoln drivers drive one day per month transporting passengers to destinations in Lincoln and surrounding towns, or drivers may be substitutes, driving only occasionally. Meals on Wheels drivers drive one or more days per month, picking up meals in Concord and then delivering them to several residents. For information: 781-259-8811.
Special education and 504 services: The Lincoln Public Schools are working to locate, identify and evaluate any child residing in a home, facility or residence within its geographical boundaries, preschool to eighth grade, who may have a disability and be in need of special education or 504 services. If a child living within the Town of Lincoln or the Hanscom Air Force Base, who may have a disability and may need, but is not receiving, special education or 504 services is known, call 781-259-9403 or send information to Lincoln Public Schools, 6 Ballfield Road, Lincoln, MA 01773.