Today is Friday, August 16. Here are five things worth knowing today.
Today at the Lynnfield Library at 2 p.m., there’s a Root Beer Float Party for the kids who participated in the library’s summer reading program. At 3 p.m., the Young Adult Foodie Fridays group makes a layer dip.
The MarketStreet Lynnfield website has an e-Club you can sign up for to receive information about events, sales and more. Click here.
The 10th annual OD’s Memorial 5K Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, September 22nd 2013, in memory of Johnny O’Donnell. The road race and walk will begin and end at Lynnfield High school, starting at 10:00 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30.) This professionally timed event includes awards to the top three runners in each age division (M/F), raffles and t-shirts to first 150 pre-registered. Pre-registration fee is $15 and $20 on day of event. All proceeds to benefit the John O’Donnell Memorial Scholarship Fund, established by Sports Medicine North and Friends. We are seeking runners, walkers, sponsors and volunteers to take part in this special event. Additional information and online registration available at www.odsrunwalk.weebly.com. Contact Karen Mahon at 508-528-1286 or email@example.com.
Coming up on Friday, September 13, the Pinnacle Invitational Golf Tournament will benefit local nonprofit Gathering Change, which helps support local food pantries. Click here for more information about registration and the day’s planned activities. Sponsors are also still sought for the event. More information at this link.
Coming up Saturday, August 17 from 2 to 8 p.m., it’s the annual Festival Italia. Complete information about this year’s event is available on the Wakefield Event Planning Committee website.