5 Things You Need To Know Today: March 9
First Parish rummage sale, Framingham High and Marian competing in state's drama festival semifinals, anti-casino meeting, Godspell on stage and director of public affairs for Israeli Consulate at Temple Beth Am all featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.
1. First Parish in Framingham Unitarian Universalist will hold a rummage sale today, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Parish House. The rummage sale will include housewares, decorations, small appliances, adult and children's clothes, linens, toys, games, puzzles, books. Large furniture and exercise equipment will also be featured, with off-site pick up. Fresh baked goods and coffee will be sold, too. The event ends at 2 p.m.
2. Break a leg to the Framingham and Marian high school drama companies who will compete in the semifinal round of the Massachusetts State Drama Festival today. Framingham High is hosting several schools today and will perform Dark of the Moon at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend the performances. Admission $10. (Note: Some shows are for mature audience and not appropriate for children.)
Marian High will travel to Brockton High and perform at 10:30 a.m. its entry Dog Sees God.
3. Amazing Things Arts Center will stage Godspell tonight at 8. Tickets are $23. $22 for students and seniors, $20 members and $12 for children age 12 and under.
4. There is a meeting today at 10 a.m. to Plan for a State-wide ballot question to repeal Massachusetts casinos. Event takes place at Wesley United Methodist Church.
5. Tomorrow, March 10 at 9 a.m., Temple Brotherhood's breakfast will welcome Daniel E. Levenson, Director of Public Affairs at the Consulate of Israel to New England.
Levenson advises the Consul General on matters pertaining to religious and ethnic communities, and acts a liaison to such groups throughout New England.
In this capacity he works closely with a wide variety of different organizations to help foster better understanding of complex issues affecting the State of Israel. He was educated at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Harvard University, and previously served as an Assistant Director for the Boston office of the American Jewish Committee.
The breakfast will be held at Temple Beth Am. Admission is $12.