Today is Thursday, September 12. Here are five things worth knowing today.
The 17th annual Buddy Walk, which raises money for Down Syndrome, will take place around Lake Quannapowitt this Sunday, October 13. Click here to register or to learn more.
Pet Adoptions: Local pet adoption group PAWS will be at the PetSmart on Route 114 in Danvers on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a number of cats in need of a good new home.
Local nonprofit group BKP, which sends donated children’s books to library in the Phillippines, is holding its annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, October 19 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the Wakefield Elks Lodge, 63 Bay State Road. To learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.bkpinc.org. You can also read this article from May about two Lynnfield brothers who have played an important role in the organization.
Community Art Show: The Friends of Lake Quannapowitt are holding a community art show later this fall at the Americal Civic Center. The show opens Nov. 8 and members of the community are invited to submit a variety of media. Click here for complete information.
Use Patch for Your Events: Do you have an event coming up in or around Wakefield that you’d like to get the word out about? Just add it to the Wakefield Patch events calendar. Click here for more.