5 Things You Need to Know Today, Wednesday, August 8: Including a Decision on the Former Friendly's

Here's a look at today's events.


1. Forecast for Wednesday: The National Weather Service based in Taunton says mostly sunny.  High near 86.  Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph.  Wednesday night: Partly cloudly.  Low around 69.  South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.

2.  Meetings:

  • 7:30 p.m., Medfield Energy Committee, Town House Chenery Room; agenda here.
  • 8 p.m., Board of Appeals on Zoning, Town House Chenery Room; agenda here. To discuss Dunkin Donuts going into former Friendly's building. 

3. Library Events: 

  • Open today: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. to noon, Medfield Networking, Needs and Leads; Dailey Room
  • 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Pattycake Place; Activity Room
  • 11:30 a.m. to noon, Book Bunch; Activity Room
  • 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wii Wednesday; Lower Level

4. Community Events: 

  • Summer Fun Cookouts at The Center, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., One Ice House Road; movies, bingo, dance lessons, entertainment, bocce, and barbeque dinner. 
  • Zullo Gallery Roof Deck Open, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., 456A Main Street; featuring the gallery grill.  
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hinkley Swim Pond open 7 days a week, weather permitting.
  • Daily, 24/7, "Thoughts Are Free" Sculpture Path, 24/7 through October, along Route 109 between the Peak House (347 Main Street) and the old section of Vine Lake Cemetery (625 Main Street) by sculptor Hannah Verlin. 

5. Charitable Opportunities

  • “Olivia: Liv Strong” T-shirt Sale, to benefit  and family.  Shirts are available by contacting Camille Vito through The Olivia Foundation Facebook page, e-mailing vito_camille@yahoo.com, or calling 781 475 7890
  •  T-shirt Sale. 'Carolina Blue' colored shirts in sizes: Youth Small-Youth XL, Adult S-XXL, $15.00 each. Proceeds to benefit MHS Girls Lacrosse Equipment Fund.  Order by email (mcquillan@comcast.net) or make check payable to Michael McQuillan and mail to him at 139 Harding Street. 
  • The Medfield Food Cupboard Donations Needed:  Summer is a busy time at the food cupboard. The , , , and the  are taking collections to help the Medfield Food Cupboard. June’s most needed items include: Jelly (no grape), juice (bottles and boxes), cereal, pasta sauce, canned pears, and snacks, but will gladly accept other non-perishable items. Please drop off these items at your local church any Sunday.


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