Friday, January 25, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Jan. 25 in Lexington.
1. Jazz Guitar Jubilee: At 7 p.m. tonight at First Parish, Lexington Community Education presents: Jazz Guitar Jubliee: An Evening featuring Bucky Pizzarelli, Howard Alden and Jon Wheatley. Costs $10. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, the only public meeting posted for today is the Bridge School Site Council at 8 a.m. at the school. 3. Blood Drive Tomorrow: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, there will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive at 2 Militia Drive. To reserve your preferred appointment time contact the Red Cross at 1-800-GIVELIFE / http://www.givelife.org/. 4. Do You Get Daily, Weekly and Breaking News in Your Inbox? If the answer to that question was "No," then you're missing out and need to …
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Meetings, a GWAC film screening about sea change, a blood drive and more today in Lexington.
1. The Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Appropriation Committee are slated to meet tonight in executive session to discuss strategy with respect to coalition bargaining related to employee and retiree health insurance. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Public Services Building. 2. Other public meetings posted for tomorrow on the town website include the Energy Conservation Committee at 6 p.m. at the Public Services Building; the Minuteman Career and Technical HS Advisory Committee at 6:30 p.m. at the school and the Lexington Housing Authority at 6 p.m. in its community room at 1 Countryside Village. 3. "A Sea Change" will be shown at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Memorial Library as part of the Lexington Global Warming Action …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Rosh Hashanah, town celebrations and a blood drive today in and around Lexington.
1. Lexington Public Schools are closed today for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which is celebrated this year from sundown on Sept. 28 to nightfall on Sept. 30. According to the HuffPost Religion, Many traditional Rosh Hashanah foods, such apples and honey, raisin challah and honey cake -- are eaten, in part, as a nod to the common Rosh Hashanah greeting, "Shana tovah u'metukah," Hebrew for 'a good and sweet new year.' 2. There's a Rosh Hashanah celebration over at Barefoot Books in Concord, which is hosting a story and craft session for kids, starting at 10:30 a.m. Storytime is free; crafts are $3. 3. Only public meeting posted for today on the town website is Town Celebrations at 7 p.m. at the Cary Memorial Building. 4. Feeling …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Wednesday, Sept. 21.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
What's going on in and around Lexington.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond. 1. Summer Concert Series Where/When: Visitors Center lawn,1875 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 Why Go: Last chance to check out the Chamber of Commerce's annual summer concert series. Pricing: Free 2. American Red Cross Blood Drive Where/When: The Grace Chapel Adult Learning Center, 2 Militia Drive, Lexington; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27 Why Go: Because this year's tremendous string of natural disasters, coupled with a sharp drop in …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Wednesday, Aug. 3.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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They want your blood. No, we're not talking about the contemplative Cullen clan from "Twilight," nor the more agressive vampires from Bon Temps in the "True Blood" TV series. Coming off a couple of down months for donations, the American Red Cross is in desperate need of blood as it's facing a critical shortage of all types. The Knights of Columbus are holding a blood drive July 27, starting at 2 p.m. and, according to road signs, the Lexington Masons are hosting a blood drive tomorrow at the National Heritage Museum. So, with that in mind, we want to know Are you a blood donor? What made you decide to give blood for the first time? If not, what's stopping you?
One drop at a time.
We've all seen the signs around town asking for blood. A few of these noted that the American Red Cross has a critical need for Type O blood. The Museum of Our National Heritage has a sign at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Marrett Road asking for donors. Last week Wilson Farm had a placard by its exit. After seeing these signs in more than four Lexington locations I went to the Red Cross website. There is a critical need for all blood types and we can help. Here’s the message from the site: “The Red Cross has issued an appeal for blood donors of all types due to a critical blood shortage across our nation.” Apparently, May and June donations were the lowest the organization has seen in more than a dozen years. Demand remains the …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Meetings, school projects, a concert and a blood drive today in Lexington.
1. It's another busy day as public meetings go. According to the town website, the Tree Committee, Board of Appeals, Water Sewer Abatement Board, Special Educaiton Parent Advisory Council, Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee and Permanent Building Committee are all meeting today. 2. According to the Permanent Building Committee's agenda, the PBC will introduce the Owner's Project Manager (OPM) for the Estabrook School building project at its meeting tonight. Talking about timelines for Estabrook and the Bridge and Bowman projects are also on the agenda. 3. The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 12 to 5 p.m. today at Wilson Farm. 4. The Metropolitan Wind Symphony is giving its second of four Concerts in the Park tonight from…
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Last day of school, Leary land and a blood trive today in Lexington.
1. School's out for the summer. Today's the last day of the 2010-2011 school year for the Lexington Public Schools -- except for Estabrook, which finishes with a half-day this Friday, June 24. 2. Leary Land's on the agenda tonight for LEXHAB, which meets at 7:30 p.m. at its offices on Militia Drive. Talks are likely to include a new wrinkle -- the possiblity of the White House moving (again) in front of the farm house. 3. In its meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in Cary Hall, the Transportation Advisory Committee will take up a pilot program to connect riders and vehicles, the LHS school bus flexpass and continuation of the Senior Center/housing connection. 4. The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 2 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Knights…