Omar’s World of Comics & Hobbies has opened in Lexington Center, at 30 Waltham St. The store is named for Lincoln native Omar Masood, 22, who is also its president and chief executive officer. Masood has Down syndrome and employs several special needs students from Lexington High School’s LABBB Educational Collaborative. The store is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 207-214-8314.
Transition Framingham, Sustainable Framingham, and Edwards Church Green Team are hosting a screening of the documentary “Just Eat It” at Open Spirit, 39 Edwards St., Saturday, Feb. 17. The film features Canadian filmmaking couple Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer attempting to survive for six months on discarded food. The screening begins at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion at 5:15 p.m. A $5 donation is suggested. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/191483368256662/.
The Framingham History Center is celebrating Black History Month with “From Slavery to Freedom: A Slave Narrative of Aunt Sally Williams Recorded By Edna Dean Proctor.” Storyteller Libby Franck will portray Edna Dean Proctor, the abolitionist and journalist who published the story of the slave Aunt Sally Williams just five years after “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was released. The event is being held at Edgell Memorial Library, at 3 Oak St, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit framinghamhistory.org. For more information, call 508-626-9091.
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