Five Things You Need to Know Today: April 8
Easter service info, free museum passes and an update on Boston College hockey.
1. Happy Easter! Looking for Easter services in Newton? Check out our list and add your own to the comments section if we missed some.
2. Library closed. The Newton Free Library will be closed today for the holiday.
3. BC Hockey. The Boston College men's hockey defeated Ferris State last night 4-1, earning them the school's fifth ice hockey national title. Congrats!
4. Free museums. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit/debit card holders receive free admission to museums this weekend. The museums include the American Textile History Museum, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Worcester Art Museum and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. A Photo ID and the credit/debit card must be presented at the time of visit.
5. Blog on Patch. Did you know Newton Patch has a blog section for local residents, business owners and community leaders? Local Voices is a section of our site where the editor steps aside and the community says what it wants. Interested in sharing your thoughts and opinions with a Patch blog? Do you have a blog that need a new set of readers? Read more about how you can get a Local Voices blog here.