Five Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 15
Board of Selectmen meeting tonight.
1. GOVERNMENT: Board of Selectmen meeting
2. FAMILY: Jam Time Presents Little Sprouts Music & Movement
Visit Goodnow Library at 10 a.m. for a 45-minute program geared for babies (2 and younger) and their caregivers. Enjoy songs and music, movement activities, a baby obstacle course, parachute play, bubble time, and a Summer Fun themed sensory activity.
Little ones will work on their mobility while having fun with their caregivers and meeting new friends along the way! Please note that older siblings are welcome to join in the fun.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Goodnow Library.
3. ART & ENTERTAINMENT: Special Finale Event — The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Calling all rising fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. Come to the Summer 2012 Book Group Finale Event.
Join Goodnow Library for a book discussion followed by a movie screening. Pizza & dessert will also be served. You don't want to miss this event about The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.
To get a copy of the book, stop by the children's desk or call 978-443-1035. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Goodnow Library.
4. SCHOOL EVENTS: Next Generation Children's Centers Of Sudbury open house
Explore Next Generations Children Center's at its open house beginning at 7 a.m.
Next Generation has infant through full-day Kindergarten programs with full- and part-time schedules.
5. ELECTION 2012: League of Women Voters Candidates' Night
All seven primary candidates for the 3rd Middlesex District State Senate seat have been invited to a League of Women of Voters Candidates’ Night at 7:30 p.m., at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St., West Concord.
Candidates’ Night is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Parking behind the Center may be accessed from Church Street.
The five Democratic primary candidates in the race are Michael J. Barrett, Alexander E. Buck, Mara Marie Dolan, Joe Kearns Goodwin and Joseph W. Mullin. The Republican primary candidates are Gregory P. Howes and Sandi Martinez. Sen. Susan Fargo, who currently represents the 3rd Middlesex District, has announced her retirement.
Following opening statements, the candidates will answer questions from the LWV and from audience members. Former LWV of Massachusetts President Nancy Carapezza of Wayland will moderate. After the forum, audience members may talk with the candidates informally.
The district is comprised of Bedford, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Lexington (precincts 3, 8, 9), Lincoln, Sudbury (precincts 1, 4), Waltham and Weston.
The State Primary Election will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6. The last day to register to vote in the primary or change party enrollment is Friday, Aug. 17.
The forum is sponsored by the LWV of Concord-Carlisle, with the support of the LWVs of Lexington and Sudbury and assistance from the Bedford, Chelmsford, Waltham and Weston Leagues. For additional information, contact 978-254-1598 or VoterService@lwvcc.org.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, issues-oriented organization of women and men, which encourages informed and active participation in government. The League does not support or oppose any candidate or political party. Visit LWV of Concord-Carlisle at www.lwvcc.org.