Open House and Public Forum toBuild on the Vision for Downtown LynnThursday, May 23, 2013, 5:30-8:30pmLynn Museum, 590 Washington Street, Lynn, Massachusetts 01901Schedule of Events¿Necesita ayuda para traduccíon? Díganos. Tenemos intérpretes que hablan español.5:30-6:30pm: Eat, Mingle, View, and ShareEnjoy food from Rincon Macorisano, a Dominican restaurant right here in Downtown Lynn, and cupcakes from Cakes byNeeNee, another Downtown Lynn small business, while mingling with your friends and neighbors and checking out theposter gallery set up by MAPC. These posters will illustrate geographic data, things we have heard from the community,and observations we have made during our work in Downtown. Share your thoughts on different topics at participationstations located throughout the gallery. If you want to be “on the record,” you can even have your picture taken and sharea quote we can use in our final report!6:30-7:30pm: Gather, Learn, Listen, and ClickLynn’s own hip hop and spoken word artist, Walnut-Da Lyrical Geni, will offer a few words of inspiration to open the morestructured part of this meeting. Learn more about MAPC’s project in Downtown Lynn and use electronic polling devices toanswer questions about yourself, what you want for Downtown Lynn, and learn about what others in the room have to sayabout the same things. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will join us during the presentation if her schedule allows for it!7:30-8:00pm: What’s Next for Downtown Lynn?Have the data, MAPC’s analysis and preliminary recommendations, and opinions of others in the room influenced youtoday? Have you changed your mind about anything? Do you feel even more strongly about certain things than you didbefore? What will you do to “Build on the Vision” to make that vision a reality? Revisit the poster gallery to record yourideas and personal commitment to positive change.8:00pm: Rap it Up!Walnut will sum up his observations about tonight’s meeting with a freestyle rap to leave us all energized and inspired forthe challenging but rewarding work ahead to ensure a thriving, vibrant, and economically competitive future for Lynn’sdynamic and diverse center.www.mapc.org/downtownlynnPlease contact Manisha Bewtra at email@example.com or 617-933-0757 to requestlanguage and accessibility accommodations or to learn more. Street parking available andlimited lot parking available at Sovereign Bank, 39 Exchange Street, and at the LynnMuseum. Please do not park in the residential parking lot across Washington Street from theLynn Museum.