5 Things You Need To Know Today: Aug. 22
Family Day at St. Stephen's Parish, Framingham lottery winners, fundraiser for The Learning Center for the Deaf and Singin' in the Rain 60th celebration featured in today's column.
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2. This past weekend, St. Stephen's Church held a Family Day. Thanks to blogger Kira Gagarin for the photo attached to this column. A bilingual Mass started the festivities followed by music, games, and food from Brazil, the Caribbean, and Central, South and North America.
3. A few dozen people won the lottery last night in Framingham. Hundreds hoped to win a spot in the free English as a second language program offered by Framingham Adult ESL Plus. But only 65 lucky individuals were accepted in to the program.
4. AMC Theatre Framingham and Fathom Events will celebrate the 60th anniversary of classic movie Singin' in the Rain tonight at 7. There will be a special screening at AMC Framingham. Tickets are $12.50 and can be purchased at this link.
5. Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset today in honor of Marine Cpl. Kevin Dabrowski of Webster, who died on August 11, 2012.