5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 13
Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell will host a free seminar today on how to use the Registry's new website.
“Five Things You Need to Know Today” is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Sunny: Today will be sunny, with mostly clear skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. High: 81, Low: 56.
2. Drop-in crafts: Children ages 2-6 are invited to drop by the Needham Free Public Library today from 4-4:30 p.m. for free craft activities. Today’s theme celebrates authors who were born in the month of September.
3. Registry of Deeds 101: Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell will host an informational seminar today from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Registry in Dedham. The program is designed to assist the general public and real estate professionals in using the Registry’s new website to research land records. There will be a brief presentation, written reference materials and hands-on exercises. The program is free, but those interested in participating should RSVP to Alicia Gardner at 781-461-6104 or email@example.com.
4. Rail trail walk: The Friends of the Needham Rail Trail Greenway will host a walk today at 6:30 p.m. on the Needham Heights trail section. This event is free and open to all. Participants should meet at the Needham Heights MBTA commuter rail station. Check out the group's website, needhamtrailtrail.org, for more information and for a complete calendar of events.
5. PMC Teen Ride: Know a teen who’s looking for a fun way to earn community service hours, or just wants to support a great cause? The Needham-based Pan-Mass Challenge is holding a new Teen Mountain Bike Ride on Oct. 13 at The Hale Reservation in Westwood. The ride is open to ages 13-18 and will raise funds for the Jimmy Fund, to support adult and pediatric cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The teen ride was started by youths from nearby Wellesley. The registration fee is $10, with a suggested fundraising minimum of $100 per rider. Register now at www.kids.pmc.org/tmbr.aspx. Learn more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 781-449-5300.