Five Things You Need to Know Today: June 14
A ribbon cutting, a "Life's Transitions" program and Flag Day ceremonies.
1. Flag Day ceremonies. The city of Newton will recognize Flag Day today with a special ceremony in the Veterans Circle at Newton City Hall. The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., will feature members of the Newton Veterans Council, the Newton Lodge of Elks and the Newton Department of Veterans' Services. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside City Hall.
2. Farm stand ribbon cutting. A special ribbon cutting ceremony will be held today for the new farm stand at the Newton Community Farm. The stand was recently rebuilt after the old stand was burned down in February. Today's event is set to start at 2:30 p.m.
3. How can I enhance and enrich my life? The final installment of the Life's Transitions: Future Focus series will take place tonight at the Newton Free Library. Tonight's program, titled How Can I Enhance and Enrich My Life?, will take place at 7 p.m.
4. Traffic Council. The Traffic Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in room 222 at City Hall. The agenda for this evening's meeting is included in the .pdf section above.
5. Sept. 11 memorial fundraiser. The Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee has launched a memorial brick program to raise money for the future Newton Sept. 11 memorial. To purchase a one- to three-line engraved brick for the walkway to the memorial, call Sande Young at 617-527-1726 or email Ssyspts33@aol.com and fill out the brick form on the committee's website.