Today is Thursday, January 9. Here are five things worth knowing today.
Wakefield residents are invited to a community forum with Superintendent of Schools Stephen Zrike Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Woodville Elementary School. The forum will focus on budget priorities for the school district. There’s also a forum on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Dolbeare Elementary School. Click here for more.
Coming up on Wednesday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at the Beebe Library, Bill Gette of Mass. Audubon talks about Montana and Glacier National Park. This is the first of three such programs scheduled for this spring.
The Wakefield Department of Public Works has announced a drop-off date later this month for televisions and computer monitors.The scheduled CRT drop-off is Saturday, January 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Nahant Street Yard Waste Site. Wakefield residents must get a sticker for $20 for each television or monitor from the DPW office in Town Hall (1 Lafayette Street), M-W from 8 to 4:30 p.m., Thurs. from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For questions, call the DPW at 781-246-6301.
Coming up this Saturday, January 11th, the Wakefield High School boys varsity hockey team holds a food drive for the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry from 10 a.m. to noon. The food pantry is located in the lower level of the Americal Civic Center.
The Wakefield Garden Club meets Thursday, Jan. 9 from 12 to 2 p.m. at First Parish Congregational Church.