5 Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 5
Fountain Street detour today, Food truck festival tomorrow, babies at the museum, Opening night for Molly Sweeney and World Teachers Day featured in today's column.
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. Between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. today, both westbound and eastbound lanes of traffic will be detoured from Fountain Street between Winter Street and Pincushion Road while tree removal activities are in progress. Click here to see a Detour Map.
2. Do you have tickets to the Food Truck Festival coming to Shoppers World in Framingham Saturday, yet? Tickets can be pre-purchased and you may purchase them at the event. Tickets will be used to exchange for food at the trucks, this year. Ten taste tickets for $13 and 20 for $25. There is no additional admission fee. I will be covering the event for Patch. If you see me, tell me which truck was your favorite.
3. The Danforth Museum of Art will hold a Bring Your Baby today from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $12 for a family and free for members. To reserve a spot, contact the Danforth Museum at 508-620-0050. To learn more about the exclusive program, click here.
4. Break a leg to the The Amazing Theater Company. Tonight is opening night for Molly Sweeney. Show starts at 8 p.m. Shows are also Oct. 6, 12, & 13 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18, students/seniors $17, members $15 and children under age 12, $9.
5.Today is World Teachers Day. Created in 1995, this year's theme is Take a stand for teachers. The day was founded by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Its aim is to educate the public about the conditions of being a teacher around the world, focusing specifically on the protection of teachers' rights, and the proper training, development and status raising of teachers.