Five Things You Need to Know Today: Nov. 11
Come honor veterans at Newton's annual ceremony, held at Post 440 today at 10 a.m.
- Today is Veterans Day. Make sure you take time to thank a veteran for his or her service to the country. You can also join Patch in honoring our veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces by donating to our partner charity, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. We have also provided a list of what is open and closed today.
- The City of Newton will honor its veterans with a ceremony at Post 440, 295 California St. The event, which begins at 10 a.m., will include guest speaker Mayor Setti Warren, a veteran of the Iraq War.
- The Newton South High School girls volleyball team will take on Quincy in the second semi-final match of the Central-East Div. 1 MIAA tournament. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start in Quincy.
- Steve Roslonek , a.k.a. SteveSongs, will perform his well-known kids music at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The show is geared toward children ages 2 and up. Tickets are $8 for members and $11 for non-members.
- Boston College will host author Gish Jen for a dialogue on Asian American Studies followed by audience Q&A and a reception. The discussion will be held in Devlin Hall (Chestnut Hill campus) from 4:45 p.m.-6 p.m.