By Phone: 781-862-1212 ext 205 Commanding Officer on-duty 781-863-9205 bypass the phone tree; Commanding Officer on-duty 781-862-1212 ext 300 Chief’s Office 781-863-9300 bypass the phone tree; Chief’s Office
Social Media The Lexington Police Department has a Facebook page which is managed by our Community Resource Detective Aiden Evelyn. We are currently reviewing a better process by which to receive complaints by a social media platform.
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Everyone has a story. Will you share yours with us?
Historical Society and the Association of Black Citizens of Lexington
(ABCL) are teaming up to document the history of the black experience in
town. Collecting oral histories, photographs, documents, and artifacts
will help historians build a clear and complete picture of Lexington’s
February 8th, at our inaugural event, we will be collecting stories and
scanning photographs at the new Archives and Research Center at Munroe
ABCL CELEBRATES ITS 3rd ANNUAL MLK DAY AT CARY LIBRARY WITH A DISCUSSION ON DR. KING AND EDUCATION
Join the Association of Black Citizens of Lexington (ABCL) in commemorating the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Large Meeting Room in Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA. We will open the event with Lift Every Voice and Sing performed by soloist Dr. Juliette Browne. This will be followed by a discussion on Dr. King’s essay, “The Purpose of Education” written when he was a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.
original historical narratives, a dozen civil rights songs and over 200
historical images, this performance offers the story of the Civil
Rights Movement for African Americans from 1955 to 1967, highlighting
activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker.
Charlie King and Candace Cassin recreate these dramatic events using first
person historical narrative with over a dozen songs and more than 200
images from the Civil Rights Struggle. There is an emphasis on
individual acts of courage and inspired action.
King is a musical storyteller, movement historian and political
satirist. He is the 2018 recipient of the annual Phil Ochs Award, in
recognition of his music and activism for social and political justice
in the spirit of Phil Ochs. Candace Cassin is a social service provider,
spiritual director and teacher of Buddhist practice.
April is Jazz Appreciation Month! In celebration, ABCL invites you to a screening of Jazz on a Summer’s Day Saturday, April 20, 3pm-4:30 at Cary Library in the Large Meeting Room.
Jazz on a Summer’s Day is a concert film about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. The film features performances by Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Anita O’Day, Dinah Washington, Chuck Berry, Jack Teagarden, Buck Clayton, Jo Jones, Armando Peraza, Mahalia Jackson, and others. In 1999, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.
Tickets are now on sale for the Cary Memorial Library Foundation’s Gala for the Library’s 150th anniversary! The event takes place March 23, 7-11pm, at Cary Memorial Library. Early bird prices are $75/ticket until February 1, $100 thereafter. The gala will feature a live band, dancing, drinks & light fare, plus special performances, including by Regie Gibson, Cary Library’s Poet-in-Residence. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.carylibrary.org/foundation.