5 Things You Need to Know Today in Medfield, Veterans Day

Here's a look at the day ahead.

Today is Veterans Day, a federal holiday honoring all our military veterans in the United States.

Below is a list of what is closed on this holiday:

  • All Schools
  • Some Banks
  • Municipal and state offices
  • Federal offices
  • Libraries
  • Mail
  • Senior Center

Veterans Day Forcast:  According to the National Weather Service, based in Taunton, calls for cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Notable Events:

  • Join the American Legion Auxiliary as they light up at 5 p.m. with a display of candle lit luminary bags purchased during their fundraising event along with a veterans day ceremony.
  • The United Church of Christ will hold a free support group at 7 p.m. to provide healing and hope for adults who are divorced or separated.

Medfield Warriors' Friday: 

  • Th Medfield High School girls' soccer team travels to Bridgewater-Raynham High School to take on Canton in the MIAA Division 2 South Sectional semifinals at noon.
  • The Medfield High School football team travels to Millis for a 7 p.m. game. Be sure to log on to Medfield Patch to follow the action in real time with Patch's Friday Night LIVE blog!
  • The Kingsbury Club would like to thank all veterans. There will be free lunch to all veterans Friday, Nov. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Provide the club with DD214 or valid military ID. Happy Veterans Day.

Veterans Day Quote:  

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." – Elmer Davis

About this column: A roundup of events, deadlines and other items related to Medfield today.


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