5 Things You Need to Know Today, Tuesday, August 14, Including Astronomy at the Library and Hospital Hill

Here's a look at today's events.


1. Forecast for Tuesday: The National Weather Service based in Taunton calls for a mostly sunny day.  High near 87.  Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Tuesday night: Slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. otherwise mostly cloudy.  Low around 65.  Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

2.  Meetings:

  • No meeting planned.

3. Library Events: 

  • Open today: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Chess Club, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ages 6 and up, Conference Room; with local chess expert, Siddharth Arun.  Registration requested
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Backyard Astronomy, Meeting Room.  Ages 8 and up. Registration requested.
    • Jim Zebrowski from Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. will teach would-be astronomers how to identify fascinating objects in the night sky with thrilling photos, hands-on displays, and door prizes! Bring your telescope or binoculars! After the show, the group will go to Hospital Hill for an outdoor observation. 

4. Community Events: 

  • 10:30 a.m. to noon, , Beginning Years Child Development Center, 50 North St; to benefit Medfield Animal Shelter. 
  • 12:30 p.m., Hannah Adams Woman’s Club Duplicate Bridge, The Center, One Ice House Rd; public welcome. For more info, call 508-359-2063  
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., , Weichert Realtors, 5 No. Meadows Rd, Free.  
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hinkley Swim Pond open 7 days a week, weather permitting. 

5. Other Interesting Things:

  • 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., , 37 Powisset Street, Dover.


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