5 Things You Need to Know: Dec. 19
What's going on today in Needham and Wellesley? A little history, a long night, and a holiday concert.
1. Clouds should start to party, as the day becomes partly sunny and the is gets mostly cloudy. The National Weather Service is also predicting highs and lows between 46ºF and 28ºF.
2. It's not just Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham taking a ride to the North Pole, you can also take The Polar Express Train Ride! It's leaves from 252 Main St in Hyannis and 70 Main St in Buzzards Bay. Ticketing information is on their website.
3. If you're feeling particularly festive this holiday season, then join the Christ Episcopal Church for their Liturgy of the Longest Night Service. They anticipate it being a quiet, reflective service. It starts at 7 p.m.
4. Vita Needle is known for its commitment to working seniors, and a panel will be taking that topic up at the Needham Free Public Library. The panel Retirement on the Line: Age, Work and Value in an American Factory starts at 7 p.m.
5.At 7:15 p.m. tonight, Waterstone at Wellesley is ringing in the holidays with their own holiday concert, featuring Rick Walsh. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required--call 781-235-1614 for more info and to reserve a seat.