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Five Things You Need to Know Today: Sept. 8

A big library celebration, a food drive and some high school football.

1. Food drive. Help out your Newton neighbors today and donate to the Centre Street Food Pantry. The . Items the pantry needs will be displayed for shoppers to buy and to put in special baskets at checkout.

2. Library celebration. The will hold its today from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. There will be free ice cream, information on library resources and activities for the whole family. Plus, the library will launch a new self-guided tour of its permanent art collection. 

3. Hawks vs. Tigers. The Newton North and Waltham football teams will face off today at . Newton Mayor Setti Warren and Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy , which kicks off at 1 p.m.  

4. Yard sales. There are a ton of yard sales happening in Newton today -- . 

5. Wrestling in Newton. We Are Wrestling (WAW) -- an independent wrestling group out of New Hampshire -- will put on a show tonight at the Newton Elks Lodge, 429 Centre St. The show and starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10; kids, $7.

Jack September 08, 2012 at 01:06 PM
Why list things you need to know on days past? If I see I missed somthing good, my day is ruined. I know. Read Patch faithfully every day.
Wendy Schapiro September 08, 2012 at 01:27 PM
Jack, keep in mind that some of these things you "need to know today" are ongoing, so the info is still relevant. But yes- reading Patch faithfully every day is ALWAYS a good thing ;-)

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