Thursday, November 15, 2012
Nail-biting finish to 17th Trivia Bee.
Tom Diaz, Theo Griffin and John Santos -- members of team 'Go Get a Rock' -- won the 2012 Lexington Education Foundation Trivia Bee last night at Cary Hall. One team member, John Santos, is making a habit of winning the popular annual competition - it is the third consecutive year he has been on a winning team! Seven 'swarms' competed for the title by answering such challenging questions as "What is the name of the thing that casts the shadow on a sundial?" and "Who was Prime Minister of England before Margaret Thatcher." There were many Lexington-themed questions, but perhaps the most interesting one was the question asked by Dr Ash in his introduction: To name the two statues standing in the foyer of Cary Hall. The answer being John …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know today in Lexington.
1. LEF Trivia Bee: The 17th annual Lexington Education Foundation (LEF) Trivia Bee is at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Hall. Admission is free and children are welcome (when accompanied by an adult) to cheer on their favorite teams of teachers, parents, LHS students and other Lexington community members. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Transportation Advisory Committee at 3 p.m. at Cary Hall, the Lexington Housing Authority at 6 p.m. at One Countryside Village, the Energy Conservation Committee at 6 p.m. at the DPW Building, the Board of Health at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the ad hoc Cary Memorial Program Committee at 7 p.m. at the DPW Building and the Recreation …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
EGgHeads beat 48 competing teams to win title (again!)
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- Sue Bruce
Thursday, November 10, 2011
This year's Lexington Education Foundation's Trivia Bee was the largest yet, with 49 teams competing for the title of 2011 Trivia Bee champions. New teams included several from the High School, including Trivia-umvirate (sponsored by Help Around Town) who almost made it to the final round. Seven teams each having won against six teams in their 'swarm' entered the last round. The teams were: Ain't MisBeeHivin', Twelve O'Clock Scholars, EGgHeads, Bridge Bad Girls, Tigers of Lower Slobovia, LPS Champs and The Three Bees. In the last minutes, Jeff Leonard (Master of Ceremonies) read the question that was to decide this year's Trivia Bee "In what year did Maine become a state?". (An entertaining whisper was heard from the gallery below - "Is …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Lexington Education Foundation wants you to join them for the 16th annual Trivia Bee at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Cary Hall.
Here's the LEF press release: Forty teams sponsored by local businesses, organizations and individuals will test their trivia know-how tonight in a friendly battle of wits at the Lexington Education Foundation's annual Trivia Bee. All nine Lexington schools will be represented at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Hall, including for the first time, students from Lexington High School. Perennial favorites will try to claim the winning spot, new teams have signed up to create some buzz, and last year’s Bee champs, the 'EGgheads' are returning to defend their crown. Many friends provide the supporting cast – Jeff Leonard, Performing Arts Department Coordinator at Lexington High School, returns as the Master of Ceremonies. Time limits will be enforced …
Ed Fund's trivia bee, a blood drive and an emergency alarm today in Lexington.
1. Lexington Education Foundation's annual Trivia Bee lands at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Memorial Hall. More than 40 teams sponsored by local businesses, organizations, and individuals, will test their trivia know-how in the LEF's 16th annual friendly battle of wits/fundraiser. Admittance is free. 2. The Emergency Alert System will be tested nationwide at 2 p.m. today. That means virtually all broadcast and cable programming, including recorded and On Demand programs, in the United States will be interrupted at once with that old familiar beeeeeeeeeep. 3. Interested in learning some new techniques for holiday decor? The Lexington Field and Garden Club is hosting the program "Creative Arrangements for the Winter Holidays" from 9:30 a.m. to 12 …