Five Things You Need to Know Today: July 26
Magic and comedy at Memorial Park, a night of opera and a selectmen's meeting.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Chance of showers: We may see some rain and possible thunderstorms after 2:00 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. In between, it will be mostly sunny, with temperatures peaking around 83 degrees. The evening will be mostly cloudy with a low around 60 degrees.
2. Abracadabra: Ed Popielarczkyk will bring a mix of comedy, magic and balloon sculpture to Memorial Park at 1:30 p.m. for the third program in the Needham Park and Recreation Department’s Children's Theatre series. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved inside to Broadmeadow Elementary School’s performance center. The program is free and open to all.
3. Back in session: After a month’s hiatus, the Needham Board of Selectmen will meet again tonight at 6:45 p.m. at the Public Services Administration Building. Members of the public are invited to come speak with selectmen from 6:45-7:00 p.m. on any topic of concern, with regular business to begin at 7:00 p.m. See the board’s agenda here.
4. Night at the opera: Longwood Opera’s summer concert series will continue tonight with “Presenting Rising Stars” at 7:30 p.m. atChrist Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Ave. Admission is $8 at the door, and $6 for seniors, students and children age 10 and under.
5. Go Rotary: Interested in service and helping out around the community? Join the Rotary Club of Needham. The club holds weekly lunches every Tuesday at noon at the Sheraton Needham Hotel. The gatherings are free to anyone interested in learning more about the club and its membership.