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. Shop & Explore MetroWest this Memorial Day weekend and through June 3. Download a special app for your smart phones and tablets with all the deals. The code is uploaded to this article. More than 100 retailers, restaurants, cultural institutions and recreational areas in 19 communities throughout the MetroWest region of Massachusetts will be holding scores of promotions and special events for visitors and local residents, sponsored by the MetroWest Tourism & Visitors Bureau.
2. More than 130 teams will compete in the two-day 31st Annual Memorial Day Classic Soccer Tournament, hosted by Framingham United Soccer Club, in four locations on 19 fields. Teams travel from all over New England and New York to compete. Stop by Framingham High, Merchant Field, Loring/Barbieri and Galvani Field to cheer on your favorite team. Last night, four teams, competed under the lights at Bowditch Field. Check out video of the Framingham Storm defeating a team from Bristol, R.I. Soccer players, and their families, can cool off after playing all day on the field at a special swim event at Keefe Technical's pool from 5 to 8 p.m.
3. Last night, 64 students graduated from Marian High School. Parents and graduates we'd love to share your photos. Upload to this report.
4. Also last night, Framingham High's senior class held their prom in Boston. Upload your pre-prom and prom photos at this link.
5. Don't forget the sunscreen today! It's expected to reach 90 degrees. As it will be humid, there is a chance for a possible thunderstorm. Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend. Feel free to post photos from the weekend to our gallery.