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Monday Essentials: Tribute to Doc. Fiveash, Claymation Lesson

A look at the week ahead.

Claymation program - Courtesy Empow Studios
Claymation program - Courtesy Empow Studios
Welcome to Monday Essentials, our weekly column taking a look at the week ahead. Here are five things to know about this week:

1) Cold weather 

Looks like a cold week ahead of us. According to the National Weather Service there will be daytime temperatures in the low 20s in the beginning of the week and temps in the high teens by the end of the week. Overnight temperatures will be in single digits this week. There is also a chance of snow on Thursday. 

2) Get your game on 

The Cary Memorial Library is holding a game program from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Drop in, stay for a game or three, bring your parents, siblings, or friends for an afternoon of board games, card games, and puzzles. (Parents welcome, but not required.)

3) History of Lexington architecture 

The Lexington League of Women Voters is holding a program on the history of Lexington architecture on Friday at 9:15 a.m. at Cary Memorial Library. Click here for more information

4) Claymation program 

Empow Studios is holding a claymation lesson for students in grades 2-5 at 5 p.m. on Friday at 1776 Massachusetts Avenue. In Claymation students learn the principles of working with 3D objects by working with clay figures to make their own stories and movies. Focusing on the details of character development, establishing setting, and precision in filming and editing. Basic and more advanced techniques are covered, making this a great class for new or experienced animators. Movies are available to take home.

5) Tribute to Lexington educator 

On Friday, January 3, a group of former students, colleagues and friends of Dr. Michael Fiveash will host a memorial celebration of his life, A Lexington Tribute to Doc Five - an Evening of Truth and Beauty, at Cary Hall, 1605 Mass. Ave, Lexington.  The event will be free and open to the public, with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m., and the program to start at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information


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