5 Things You Need To Know Today: March 12
Tonight is the 3rd Annual Taste of MetroWest. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
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. Tonight is the Taste of MetroWest at the Sheraton Framingham. Presented by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, the third annual event will feature more close to 50 food and drink exhibitors. Tickets are $30 at the door. Last year, more than 1,000 people attended the event.
Stop by the MetroWest Wines and Framingham Patch booth and say hello.
2. Today is the 101st anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouts. In Framingham, there are more than 500 Girl Scouts in grades K-12.
If you daughter is interested in participated in Scouting email Nancy Pollack at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to work with Scouts, the next volunteer meeting is Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Plymouth Church.
4. Framingham State University, as part of its Diversity and Inclusion Week will feature Markus Akinlana, artist, musician and muralist. Using music and art in celebration of traditional African culture, Akinlana explores the deeper meaning and impact of activism. The public is invited to all the free events:
- 1:30 to 2 p.m. Art demo with music inside the McCarthy Center
- 2:30 to 4 p.m., Akinlana will discuss the theme of Aesthetics of Activism at the McCarthy Center
- 7-9 p.m. Performance using interactive painting and music at the McCarthy Center
5. Framingham Selectmen are scheduled to meet tonight at 7:30 in the Memorial Building. On the agenda is a discussion of the new planned McAuliffe Library branch, a solar energy presentation and consideration of adding a school security warrant article to Annual Town Meeting in May.