5 Things You Need To Know Today: Feb. 16
The realtor hired by the Nobscot Shopping Center to oversee renovation and leasing of the center will present a progress update at 7 tonight.
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. The Renovation and Leasing of Nobscot Shopping Center, a presentation, is scheduled for 7 tonight at 747 Water St. in Nobscot. Sponsored by the Town of Framingham Community & Economic Development department with the cooperation of Nobscot Neighbors, the event features Jeff Bruk of Boylston Realty Advisors, the realtor hired by the owner of the shopping center to oversee renovation and leasing of the Nobscot Shopping Plaza. Bruk will provide an update on the progress of the project to date. There will be an opportunity after the presentation for the community to ask questions and share ideas.
2. Framingham Community Blood Drive is scheduled today from 2 to 7 p.m. at Plymouth Church. Those who donate blood will receive FREE tax preparation, courtesy of Liberty Tax. The Red Cross is running the drive.
3. School Funding Forum: Maximizing Framingham's Benefit. The public is invited to McCarthy Elementary School at 7 p.m. to join in a conversation about how Framingham can move forward in strengthening its schools, so kids have the same opportunity as everyone else to succeed. Hosted by State Rep. Tom Sannicandro, who represents Ashland and Framingham, the forum on school funding will focus on how to maximize the state benefit to Framingham. Other featured speakers include Sen. Karen Spilka, Framingham State Rep. Chris Walsh, Rep. Tom Conroy, Selectman Chair Jason Smith and School Committee Chair Beverly Hugo.
4. Flyers boys basketball will battle Brookline High at 5 p.m. at Framingham High. Flyers girls basketball will tip off against Brookline High at 6:30 p.m. at Framingham High.
5. Dr. John Heineman, professor emeritus at Boston College will present Adolf Hitler in Power: A Re-Examination of the Third Reich Part 1 at the main Framingham Library at 7 tonight. This session will examine the early years of the Third Reich and analyze the personal role and responsibility of Adolf Hitler. The free event is part of the Framingham Public Library and the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Framingham State University Winter/Spring lecture series.