5 Things You Need To Know Today: July 19
Groovy Afternoon will perform at Memorial Park from 7-8:30 p.m., and the Needham documentary "Big Little Town" will debut on WGBH at 10 p.m.
“Five Things You Need to Know Today” is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Mostly sunny: After yesterday’s wet and wild weather, we’ll have a mostly sunny Thursday, with a high near 85 degrees and a low around 58, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be partly cloudy.
3. Arts in the Park: Needham Park and Recreation’s Arts in the Park concert series will continue tonight with a performance by Groovy Afternoon, a tribute band that plays music from the Woodstock era including artists such as the Beatles, Jefferson Airplane and Jimi Hendrix. The free concert will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Park gazebo.
4. The story of Needham: The documentary film, “Big Little Town: The Story of Needham,” will premiere on WGBH tonight at 10 p.m. The film, which is available for purchase at the Needham Historical Society, tells the story of Needham from its establishment in 1630 up through modern times. The film will air again from July 20-22 (see the full schedule here).
5. Locals on stage: Several Needham youth will be featured on stage this summer during Weston Drama Workshop’s 50th anniversary season. Two of these shows will start tonight at Regis College Fine Arts Center, 235 Wellesley St., Weston. The play, “The Illusion,” will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the musical, “Les Misérables: School Edition,” at 8 p.m. For other shows and show times, click here.