Public Invited to Free Screening of 'Girl Rising' at Natick High School

Here are 5 things to know today in Natick.

'Girl Rising.' Photo courtesy YouTube
'Girl Rising.' Photo courtesy YouTube
1. Natick High School will host an exclusive screening of the groundbreaking film "Girl Rising" on Dec. 9.  

The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors such as Meryl Streep and Salma Hayek.  

The film celebrates resiliency and the potential of girls everywhere. It also shows that when you educate a girl, you break cycles of poverty, oppression and violence.  

The screening is free of charge but donations will be accepted ($10 recommended) for the "Girl Rising" charities supporting girls' education globally. 

You can register by clicking here. The movie is rated PG-13.

2. Kindergarten pre-registration letters are due back at Memorial School on Dec. 6. If you haven't returned your letter, please do so as soon as possible. If you didn't receive a letter and have a child who will be 5 by Aug. 31, 2014 and entering kindergarten next fall, contact Mrs. Cohen in the front office.

3. The Kennedy Middle School seventh-grade class is collecting warm, winter jackets for those in need now through January. They are accepting gently used, good quality coats that you'd perhaps give to a friend. All sizes needed - children and adults - especially need XL and Pre-K sizes.  Please drop your donations off to the lobby.

4. In case you missed it: Selectmen Challenge Residents to Create Plan for Sawin House.

5. Forecast:

Friday: Clouds and showers, could have an afternoon lull before more rain moves in during the evening. Changing to snow after midnight, as we near predawn Saturday. Temps nosedive from 51 in the morning down into the lower 40s by evening.

Saturday: Early flakes and/or some spotty black ice, then clearing and blustery. Snow done by 7AM. Coating for some, perhaps a bit more outside 495. Near 40 early, then temps fall.

Sunday: Sunny & cold. Highs in the mid 30s. Snow and sleet arrives after midnight.


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