Today is Tuesday, September 17. Here are five things worth knowing today.
The Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham and Wakefield has announced its 11th annual Walk/Run for the Club is Saturday, October 12 at 9 a.m. at Lake Quannapowitt. To learn more or to register, click here.
Today at 11 a.m., certified trainer Lisa O’Loughlin is at the McCarthy Senior Center on 30 Converse Street for a presentation on fall prevention.
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
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.
Grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science programs from the Wakefield Cultural Council are due on October 15. Click here to learn more.