5 Things You Need To Know Today: Dec. 26
A storm is coming and we could see 4-8 inches of snow, public skating at Loring Arena and more in today's column.
1. A winter storm watch is in effect until Thursday night, including Framingham. Heavy snow and freezing rain is expected. It will likely start about 7 tonight. Total snow accumulation is 4-8 inches of snow with winds of 10-20 miles per hour and gusts of up to 45 miles per hour.
2. It's the day after Christmas. The Natick Mall will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Expect lines if you are returning or exchanging gifts.
3. There is public skating at Loring Arena today from 10 a.m. to noon.
4. The main Framingham Library is holding a 2-session Make-a-Myth Creative Writing Workshop for students grades 6-7-8. Pre-registration is required for the free sessions on Jan 5 and Jan. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. Students will create their own mythological character. In session 1, they will craft and decorate a special journal and outline your character, and then complete and perform their poem, essay, skit, or song in session 2. To register email email@example.com or call 508-532-5570 x4335.
5. What was your favorite present over the holiday season? Tell us here in the comments.