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Five Things You Need To Know: Feb. 8

A look at what's coming up in and around Wakefield.

Today is Friday, February 8th. Here are five things you need to know.

Storm Coverage: Patch.com editors will be working throughout the weekend covering the expected blizzard. . If you have information or photos you would like to share from the storm, email William.laforme@patch.com.

Puppet Show: If you’re looking for a cure for possible cabin fever by Sunday, at 2 p.m. puppeteer Brad Shur performs at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Main Street with Magic Soup in a fundraiser for the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry. Tickets are $10, 3 for $25. Call 781-246-2836 for more information.

Try Hockey For Free: Coming up on Saturday, February 16th – Wakefield Youth Skating Association (WYSA) and Hockey USA are offering a Try Hockey for Free event with an 8:30 a.m. sign up and 9 to 10 a.m. ice session at Hockey Town on Route 1 in Saugus.  Bring warm clothes, winter gloves, ice skates, a helmet (hockey type preferred) and a stick. WYSA will also have a limited amount of protective gear. Registration is also at www.tryhockeyforfree.com.

Play on Sunday: The Quannapowitt Players are putting on a new play by Dustin Lance Black, “8,” which focuses on the legal battle over California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban. Tickets are $10 and the performance is Sunday, February 10th at 4 p.m. at the Quannapowitt Playhouse in Reading. Email qp8theplay@gmail.com, or calling 781-942-2212. Click here for more information.

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