Upcoming Events

Lexington Living Landscapes-sponsored events

Lawn and Garden Chemicals and Our Children’s Health with Dr. Sarah Evans

Thursday, September 28, 2023, 7:00 8:30PM, online

Presented in partnership with Cary Memorial Library,

Co-sponsored by the Mass. Pollinator Network, LexCAN, LPS Green Team, Estabrook PTO, Bowman PTO, and Diamond PTO.

Please join us as Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, shares the latest science on how pesticides impact health, children's unique vulnerability, and steps that families can take to reduce pesticide exposures.


Sarah Evans, PhD, MPH, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and a member of the Institute for Exposomic Research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Evans’ research is focused on the impacts of early life environmental exposures on nervous system development and child behavior. She is a trusted voice on the health effects of toxic chemicals and what individuals can do to protect their own health as well as how to advocate for healthier policies in their local communities.


For more information and to register, click here.

Other events of interest - All events are online unless otherwise indicated. 


September 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Southborough Native Pollination Preservation Garden Tour, Plant Sale, and Hands-on Seed Collection Demo. Southborough Open Space Preservation. In person. More info here.


September 27 – October 18, 4 Wednesdays, 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Wildflowers of New England with Neela de Zoysa. Native Plant Trust. Fee. More info here. Note that an in-person version of this course at Garden in the Woods begins on September 28 and runs for 4 successive Thursdays.


October 11, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Bioplanning a Garden for Lexington with Diana Beresford-Koeger. Cary Library and Lexington Field and Garden Club. More info here.


October 12, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Creating and Managing Landscapes for Native Bees with Heather Holm. Wild Ones. More info here.


November 2, 8:45 am – 3:30 pm

UConn Native Plants and Pollinators Conference. University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. Fee. In person in Storrs, CT. More info here.


November 4, 10 am – 2 pm

Native Plants and Climate Change. Symposium. Native Plant Trust. Fee. More info here.