Five Things You Need to Know Today: Aug. 16
Author David Rottenberg visits Goodnow Library.
1. FAMILY: David Rottenberg and Ballet Performance
Come to the Goodnow Library for a special reading of David Rottenberg's picture book Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig Goes Hollywood.
This wonderful story will come to life with a special ballet performance. Children will be invited to dance with the performers at the end of the storytelling. Children are also encouraged to dress up in their favorite ballet outfit or wear "movie star" sunglasses.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Goodnow Library.
For more information about David Rottenberg, visit: http://www.davidirarottenberg.com/.
2. ART & ENTERTAINMENT: Summer at the movies
On Thursdays, the Sudbury Senior Center will treat you to newer hits and pizza. Call 978-443-3055 to let them know that you are coming to the movie. On Thursdays, the pizza is served at noon ($1.25 a slice) and your pizza order must be in by 10 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 16: War Horse – 2011 – PG-13 - Adapted from a novel by Michael Morpurgo, this majestic World War I drama centers on Devon lad Albert and his steadfast horse, Joey, whose faithful bond cannot be shaken -- even when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent off to France. 2 hours, 26 minutes.
3. SPORTS & RECREATION: Sudbury Women's Softball League
Check out a game at Feeley Field before the season is over. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m.
4. FAMILY: Story and craft time
5. OLYMPICS: Meet gold medalist Aly Raisman
Friends and fans of US gold-medalling gymnast Aly Raisman may want to show up in Burlington this morning. There is a welcome home rally for the Needham resident atBrestyan’s American Gymnastics Club, 13 Ray Ave. Aly is scheduled to show up 11-11:30 a.m. If you can't be there in person, check Burlington Patch for live-blogging coverage, video and photos.