Today is Friday, October 18. Here are five things worth knowing today.
The Wakefield Parent Partnership reports that it has arranged for Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, co-author of the book “The Whole Brain Child,” to speak and sign books at Galvin Middle School at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. They can be purchased in advance at WakefieldParentPartnership.org.
A Note From the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry: The Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry (WIFP) is seeking a few
reliable individuals with leadership, financial, marketing, non-profit or other
professional backgrounds to work with WIFP's Board of Directors. Time
commitment is flexible. Contact Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781.621.8486 for more information.
The Arts Collaborative of Wakefield is teaming up with businesses on Albion Street for the Arts on Albion next weekend, October 19 and 20. Free art demonstrations, music, exhibits and creative family activities are planned. Learn more about it here.
The new season of Standing Room Only Concerts kicks off on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. with Zulu Time, an acoustic trio specializing in jazz, folk and much more. Tickets are available at www.sroconcerts.org.
On Sunday, October 20 at 10 a.m., local author and historian Bob McLaughlin and the Friends of Pleasure Island will hold a tour of the former Pleasure Island amusement park site – now known as the Edgewater Office Park on Audubon Road. Learn more about it here.