Today is Wednesday, October 16. Here are five things worth knowing today.
The ongoing lecture series to mark the 100th anniversary of the Americal Civic Center continues this evening at 7 p.m. when historian John Wall talks about The Wakefield Armory. Looking ahead, Nancy Bertrand discusses “The Buildings of Wakefield” on November 13.
Town Business: The selectmen meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the WCAT
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.
There’s a flu clinic in Wakefield onThursday, October 17 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the McCarthy Senior Center, and Wednesday, October 23 at Galvin Middle School from 7 to 8 p.m. Vaccine is $10 for those without one of the accepted insurances. For more information call 781-979-4127.
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.