Monday, April 15, 2013
Here are five things you should know if you live or are going to be in Natick today, Monday, April 15, for the 117th Boston Marathon.
Over 27,000 people will run the 117th Boston Marathon today. Natick Center is at about the 10-mile mark of the 26.2 mile course that starts in Hopkinton. Not only will several Natick residents be running in the race, but hundreds are expected to line the streets to watch and cheer on the runners. Here are five things you should know about today's race with a Natick emphasis: 1. It is expected to be a beautiful day to run a Marathon today. It will be in the early 50s in Natick, according to WHDH. 2. Be aware of road closures and traffic delays in town. Rt. 135 will be closed for the Boston Marathon at 8:45 a.m. and will remain closed until approximately 2:30 p.m. 3. We know you'll be taking pictures of the runners flying by in Natick Center…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Here are some things to know here in Natick for today, Feb. 5, 2013.
1. Sereda DanceWorks will have a variety of adult dance and fitness classes throughout the day. Contact them for a schedule. 2. The Fit and Firm exercise group will meet at the Community/Senior Center at 10 a.m. This activity involves stretching and flexibility exercises. 3. One area caterer wrote a blog about the strong emergence of dessert stations. That certainly sounds good to us. 4. Did you meet your sweetheart on the commuter rail? If the answer is yes, then you should enter the Commuting with Cupid contest. 5. The Metrowest Chess Club will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the Community/Senior Center. All levels of players are welcome.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Here are just five of the many things going on this weekend in Natick.
1. Get your local winter youth sports photos together so you can enter our photo contest. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7. 2. The Natick Winter Market will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the Common Street Community Church. 3. Learn all about owls at Mass Audobon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary tomorrow at 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to check the listing for more information. 4. Dar Williams will be performing at TCAN tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35, $30 for members. 5. Rabbi Harold S. Kushner will be speaking about his new book "The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person" on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Here are five things to know in Natick for Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
1. The deadline to join the Boston Sports Club mens basketball league is today. The league plays in Wellesley every Monday night. 2. Tonight at 6:30 p.m. parents can enjoy a night out while their kids play and eat pizza and veggies at Energy Fitness & Gymnastics. The cost ranges from $15-$25. Check the listing for specifics. 3. Pianist George Li will be performing at TCAN on Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 for non-members and $20 for members. 4. Read about the Natick teen who started a non-profit that helps Alzheimer's patients and caregivers. Remember to vote for him in the Kids Who Give online voting as well so that he can receive $10,000 towards his cause. 5. Let's see those pictures of winter in New England for this week's photo …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
From singing and dancing, to support and advice, here are five things everyone in Natick should know today.
1. There will be Alzheimers/Dementia Support Groups today at 10:30 a.m. at Whitney Place. There are separate groups for carepartners and patients that will be held at the same time. Meetings are free of charge and open to the public. 2. Kids between the ages of 5 and 7 can try a Hip-Hop class for free at Gardengate Academy at 4:30 p.m. today. Classes will start in February. 3. Did you hear about the second graders in Ms. Bloch's class who wrote a song about the Patriots? You can read about it and even here it here. 4. If you're missing some of the local Natick news, then you're not signed up for our newsletter. Doing so ensures that you'll always be the first to know when there's something new in Natick. 5. Jill Vandor, the Executive …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Here are five things in Natick today, Jan. 17, 2013.
1. You can play duplicate bridge today at 12:30 p.m. at 90 Oak St. This is for experienced players. 2. Have a drink at Palettes tonight at 6:30 p.m. while trying to replicate a painting. No previous painting experience is necessary. 3. What did you think of Gov. Patrick's tax proposals last night? 4. Check out these photos at a local Veterinarian's office as he uses laser therapy on dogs and cats. 5. If you're organizing an event in town, remember to put it on the Natick Patch Events Calendar.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Here are five things in Natick that you should know on Monday, January 14, 2013.
1. There will be a flu vaccine clinic at Century Health Systems on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Check the link for the times. 2. There is a special reception for the Pakistan National Squash Team tonight at 6 p.m. at Dover Squash & Fitness. The players are here under a new program in which they get to compete in the United States for several months each year. Pre-registration is required, so call early on today to be sure space is still available. 3. Here's an interesting blog from MetroWestWines.com that teaches a little about wine tastings. 4. The Earth Day Planning Committee is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Anyone is invited to help out and give their input. 5. Tomorrow night the Tobin School is having an Admissions Open …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Here are five things to know in Natick for Friday, January 11, 2013.
1. Tonight is the Natick High Staff Talent Show. It starts at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Teachers will perform a variety of talents with the proceeds from the $5 admission charge going towards a service project trip to New Orleans by high school students. 2. An interesting piece from Local Voice Ben Jackson about the Republican party and relief funding for Sandy victims. 3. The Natick Winter Market will be open tomorrow from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Leonard Morse Hospital. 4. There will be a MetroWest Peace Action meeting tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library. 5. Don't forget to upload your skiing photos to enter our photo contest. The winner will receive a $25 gift card!
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Here are five things to know in Natick for Thursday, January 10, 2013.
1. You can still register for Music Together Classes. These classes are for ages 0-4. 2. There is a Solar Workshop tonight at Dolphin Seafood so people can learn if their homes are suited for solar panel. The event will begin at 6 p.m. 3. In Natick High School athletics, the boys and girls track teams will compete against Wellesley High School at 4:30 p.m. at the Reggie Lewis Center. The girls gymnastics team will compete against Norwood High School at home at 7 p.m. 4. Congressman Ed Markey made some recommendations to Vice President Joe Biden regarding his gun task force. 5. The Natick High Staff Talent Show is tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Here are five things to know in Natick for Jan. 8, 2013.
1. Gold's Gym is sponsoring an open house this week. Local residents can workout for free all week. 2. The Bacon Free Library will have Story Hour for Preschoolers today at 10 a.m. No registration is required. 3. The Johnson Elementary School PTO will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Natick High School library. Superintendent Peter Sanchioni will be at the meeting to discuss any district-wide issues, and he will also give a tour of the new high school. Babysitting will be available. 4. Are you a skater? Where do you like to go ice skating? 5. Remember to Like us on Facebook , Follow us on Twitter and Sign up for our newsletter.