5 Things You Need To Know Today: Nov. 29
On the radio for more than 60 years Pearl Oliva will be given a lifetime award this weekend, children's chorus concert, Dunkin Donuts job fair today and Framingham garden Club's Winter Green Sale begins tomorrow.
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3. On the radio in Framingham for more than 60 years Pearl Oliva will receive a lifetime achievement award this weekend at an event sponsored by Langer Broadcasting Company (WSRO 650). Oliva is the voice of Framingham's Italian-American community, a show started by her dad Guido Oliva, which airs on WSRO Radio 650 AM. She appeared on the show as a child, and took over the show in 1972, after her dad died. The awards dinner is Saturday at the Hampton Inn in Natick. Tickets are still available at $45. Earlier this summer, Gov. Deval Patrick wished marked Oliva's 62nd year on the radio and 92nd birthday. The Lifetime Achievement Award after it is awarded to Oliva will be re-named in her honor to the WSRO Pearl Oliva Award.
5. The Framingham Garden Club will hold its annual Winter Green Sale tomorrow, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cushing Memorial Park maintenance building. For sale will be winter and holiday decorations personally crafted by garden Club members, including centerpieces, swags, wreaths, etc.