Five Things To Know Today, May 16

Where to catch a concert, where to hit up a plant sale, where to find out who made honor roll at WHS, and more things to know today.

1. Showers on the way - There's a 60% chance it will rain today, so probably high enough of a percentage to bring your umbrella. Otherwise, it will be cloudy with a high near 60 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

2. Today in Wakefield sports -

  • Boys varsity tennis plays Melrose at 3:30 p.m. @ Melrose
  • Girls varsity tennis plays Melrose at 3:30 p.m. at home
  • Boys varsity baseball plays Watertown at 3:45 p.m. at home
  • Girls varsity softball plays Watertown at 3:45 p.m. @ Watertown
  • Girls varsity lacrosse plays Cambridge at 4 p.m. at home  

3. Top of the class - Check out which students from each grade made . The list includes 20 freshman, 14 sophomores, 14 juniors and eight seniors.

4. May flowers - Looking to start sprucing up the garden? Every day this week, the Sister Plants Perennial Plant Sale is being held in Reading. Although the main dates for sale were over the weekend, the sale continues as a self-serve during daylight hours all week. For more about the Sister Plants, a collective of area gardeners, and the plant sale, .

5. Spring chorus concert -Tonight at 7 p.m., students in grades 7-12 present their in the Wakefield Center for Performing Arts.  The concert is under the direction of Ana Morel and will feature the WHS Chorale and Chamber Singers.

For more of what's going on in Wakefield today, check our events listings. Don't see an event you're running? Add your own!

Tom Bankert May 16, 2011 at 01:37 PM
Just to add some information to tonight's concert- The concert also features the Galvin Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Chorus under the direction of Abbey Ciardi, and the Wakefield High School Voices of Steel, A Cappella Group, under the direction of Ana Morel. 7:00PM @ the Wakefield High School Theater- Come out and support the Wakefield Public Schools Music Department and the hard working students!!
Sara Jacobi May 16, 2011 at 02:41 PM
Thanks for the added info, Tom!


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