Today is Election Day, Toys for Tots Party Tonight and Santa Slideshow

Framingham Baseball will hold its 10th Annual Toys For Tots party tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 at O'Connell's Pub; public is invited to attend and bring a new, unwrapped toy.

Today is election day in Framingham.
Today is election day in Framingham.
1. Framingham Baseball will hold its 10th Annual Toys For Tots party tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 at O'Connell's Pub. The event is held in conjunction with the Framingham Fire Department and Timothy's Toy Box to help MetroWest area children in need, have a brighter Christmas. Please bring an unwrapped toy for a boy or girl to the event. No admission, except for the toy. Cash bar.

2. Today is election day in Framingham. Voters in 23 communities and in three counties will go to the polls to select one of four candidates to be the 5th Congressional District's new U.S. Representative, to replace Ed Markey, who became the state's junior senator earlier this year.

Polls will be open in Framingham from 7 a.m. to 8 pm. For additional information on the candidates and on where to vote, click here.

3. Tomorrow morning, before the sun rises, WAAF personalities Anthony “Spaz” Parziale and Lyndon Byers will “rise up” on a lift, where they will live on a platform suspended high in the sky for three full days in an effort to raise funds for The Greater BostonWorcester County and New Hampshire Food Banks

Spaz will be lifted six stories high on a life located above The British Beer Company in Framingham at 6 a.m. Wednesday, where he will stay suspended on a small platform until 7 pm on December 13. Byers will do the same in Boston. 

WAAF listeners are encouraged to visit Spaz and LB during the three days they are up in the sky and make a donation to the cause. To donate via phone, call the “Rise Up” hotline at (617) 787-3481 or to donate $10 via text, text “WAAF” to the “Rise Up” text line: 20222.

4. The Framingham Council on Aging will hold its monthly meeting today at 1:30 p.m. at the Callahan Center.

5. In Case You Missed It: The Town of Framingham held its 22nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting inside Nevins Hall Friday night. 

The Framingham Girl Scouts got the music started with a holiday sing-a-long, followed by performances from the Framingham High School band, choral department and even a return of the Framingham Elementary 5th Grade Band. Click here to hear some of the performances.

Santa arrived shortly after 6:30 p.m. with Mrs. Claus. Click here to view photos from Santa's arrival.


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