Thursday, January 10, 2013
Check out some of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events planned in Winchester.
Two events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day are planned for Jan. 21, according to Winchester Multicultural Network and Family Action Network of Winchester press statement. MLK Day Celebrations Storyteller Len Cabral will be participating in a family event from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 21 at Metcalf Hall of the Winchester Unitarian Church, 478 Main St., according to the statement. The free event will also include a book fair, art work of local children, crafts and refreshments donated by Whole Foods Market. The program is partially supported through a grant from the Winchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, according to the statement. Fifty Years Later: Living the Dream - an Interfaith …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Here's a look at what's open and closed on Monday.
Don't forget that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is today and it's also a holiday. Before you head to the Unitarian Church for the Multicultural Network and the Family Action Network's celebration of the day, here's a list of what's open and closed around town on Monday. Closed: All town, federal, state and county offices, banks, the post office, the Winchester Public Library, the Recreation Center and the Jenks Center. Winchester schools are also off today. Open: Supermarkets, gas stations, restaurants, convenience stores and retail stores.* *Keep in mind, a number of the businesses in the downtown area are locally owned and operated, so call before you head over to do some shopping. The MBTA is on a regular weekly schedule today.
There are a few events to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. today.
“Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Monday, Jan. 16. Here are five things you need to know. To find out what is going on today in Winchester, check out our events listings.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Eighth grader, Daniel Neyman, will be one of 250 ambassadors that will volunteer and celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. this Saturday.
The following was submitted by the governor's office. Over 250 eighth graders, representing the Commonwealth's 351 cities and towns will meet this Saturday, Jan. 14 for a second annual day of service. These student “ambassadors” from across Massachusetts will meet to volunteer and celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr as part of Project 351. Launched during Governor Deval Patrick’s inaugural in 2010, Project 351 is dedicated to celebrating youth leadership and inspiring the ethic of service. Governor Patrick will again host a Youth Town Meeting this year, before the young people fan out to service sites across Boston including, Cradles to Crayons, the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Dorchester Boys and Girls Club and the Dr. Martin …
Take a look and some suggestions of what to do this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. Every Thursday we’ll be giving you a few suggestions of things to do this weekend. And be sure to let us know of any other events in the area that you might be attending. 1. LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING Where/When: Book Ends; Saturday, Jan. 14; 2 p.m. Why Go: Ellen Knight, Ph.D will sign copies of her new book, Winchester Hospital Our First Century at Book Ends. Knight is a specialist in the arts of the Boston area at the turn of the 20th century, as well as the history of Winchester, Massachusetts. Pricing: Free. 2. WINTER FARMERS MARKET Where/when: Mahoney's, Saturday, Dec. 31, 5 p.m. Why go: Beginning Jan. 14 and running to March 17, …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The Winchester Multicultural Network and the Family Action Network will be holding their annual celebration.
The following was submitted by the Winchester Multicultural Network. The Winchester Multicultural Network together with the Family Action Network (FAN) will host their annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Monday, Jan. 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Metcalf Hall at the Winchester Unitarian Church. Enjoy craft activities, refreshments, and an art display by Winchester students starting at 3 pm. Concert begins at 4 pm. This important community event features musician Guy Mendilow, whose band was awarded Boston's Best World Music Act in the Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll 2011. A citizen of Israel, Great Britain and the United States, Mendilow continues to immerse himself in new cultures, seeking opportunities to learn …