Today is Wednesday, August 14. Here are five things worth knowing today.
Coming up on Saturday, September 14 – The 3rd Annual Freedom 5K Walk around Lake Quannapowitt will help raise awareness and funds to help support victims of domestic sex trafficking. Click here for more information.
The town has announced that mosquito spraying will be conducted Wednesday between dusk and midnight. An announcement on the town website says the following areas can expect spraying: Lowell St., Salem St., Pleasant St., Vernon St., Preston St., Butler Ave., Montrose Ave. and Walton St.
Coming up on Thursday, August 15 from 6 to 8 p.m., the Beebe Library has announced that jazz vocalist Barbara Silva and her band are the next performers in the plaza jazz concert series, held Thursday evenings in the summer out in front of the library.
On July 21, more than 400 cyclists participated in the annual Reid’s Ride, a 28-mile bike ride from Lynnfield to Gloucester that raises money for adolescents and young adults with cancer. This year, the event reportedly raised more than $170,000. For more information, click here.
There’s a car show coming up Thursday, August 22 at Wakefield Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1 Bathol Street, from 4 to 6 p.m. Proceeds will raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association.