Five Things You Need To Know: August 16
Fall events right around the corner in the area.
Today is Thursday, August 16. Here are five things you need to know.
Save The Date: On Saturday, October 20 from 7 to 11 p.m., local nonprofit group BKP (Bagong Kulturang Pinoy/New Filipino Culture) has a Halloween fundraising dance at the Wakefield Elks Club. The group sends donated books to stock libraries in impoverished communities in the Philippines. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for children and will feature dinner by Chef Jacky Roberts of Petit Robert, as well as a Halloween costume contest, auction and raffle, and a DJ and dancing. For tickets or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 781-275-1183.
Pumpkin Fair Vendors: The Summer Street School PTO in Lynnfield will once again be holding their Annual Pumpkin Fair on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Vendor spaces are available for $35.00 for a 10x10 space. For additional information, please contact Leah Ritchie at email@example.com.
Lunch And A Movie: The next lunch and a movie event at the Lynnfield Senior Center is on Tuesday, August 28, featuring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.” The movie is free, but lunch is $2 and served at 11:30 a.m. Sign up for both movie and lunch at senior center activity office.
Best Of Patch: This is the final week of voting for the Best of Patch 2012 contest, where area Patch.com websites poll readers on their favorite local businesses. For more, click here.
Walk Of Hope For ALS: Coming up on Saturday, September 8, it’s the 11th Annual Walk of Hope to Benefit ALS research. Proceeds benefit the Angel Fund, which is devoted to fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Registration begins at 9 a.m. that day and the walk is at 11 a.m. To get involved as an individual or as a team, go to www.theangelfund.org or call the Angel Fund at 781-245-7070. Donations to the Angel Fund can also be sent to 649 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880. Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities are also sought
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