Today is Thursday, September 19. Here are five things worth knowing today.
The health department will hold a seasonal flu clinic on Tuesday, October 1 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Court. Another upcoming clinic in Wakefield is Thursday, 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.
The Linden Tree Coffeehouse kicks off its new season on Saturday, September 21 at 8 p.m. with a performance by singer-songwriter Jack Williams. Tickets are $18, students under 13, $10. Performance are at the Unitarian-Universalist Church at 326 Main Street in downtown Wakefield. Click here to learn more.
Local nonprofit group BKP, which sends donated children’s books to libraries 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.
Time is running out to register for the Wakefield History Scavenger Hunt, planned to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the town’s Unitarian Universalist congregation. Click here to learn more about it.
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.