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What's Up Wakefield? October 16

Donation box at the Greenwood School for Cradles To Crayons.

Good morning. Here are some things worth knowing this Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

Cradles To Crayons: State Senator Katherine Clark has announced a joint effort with Cradles to Crayons to help gather donated items for area children. Between now and October 26, collection boxes will be at the Greenwood School, 907 Main Street, Wakefield. Items sought include new and gently used clothing, art supplies, baby supplies like blankets and car seats. Volunteers are also needed to help sort the items on October 27 at the Melrose Middle School on Lynn Fells Parkway from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call John at 617-722-1206 if you’re interested in volunteering.

Moll Pitcher, Clairvoyant: A week from tonight at the Old Meeting House (Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.), the Lynnfield Historical Society welcomes historian Anne Barrett, who will give a presentation on 18th Century clairvoyant Moll Pitcher.

Here’s an item of interest to any young adult cancer survivor or their loved ones – on Wednesday, Oct. 24, nearby residents Amber and Craig Vaccaro are hosting a fundraiser at Grumpy Doyle’s, 530 Main Street in Reading, featuring live acoustic music and raffles, to benefit the First Descent program, which sends young adult cancer survivors on week-long outdoor adventures.  The fundraiser runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and the donation at the door is $10.

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