It is Wednesday, Jan. 29. Here are five things you need to
know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Snow: There is a chance of light snow first thing on Wednesday, then the day will have cloudy skies to start and clearing later on with a high temperature in the mid-20s. The wind will blow from the west at 5-10 miles per hour.
2. Climate Change: Gov. Deval Patrick recently announced a plan to spend $50 million to “address the present and future impacts of climate change in Massachusetts.” On Wednesday, state Energy and Environmental Affairs Undersecretary for Environment Maeve Vallely Bartlett and Elizabeth Hanson, EEA Policy Advisor for Climate Change Adaptation, will offer more details about the spending plan on Wednesday at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
3. Open Gym: Iron Rail Gymnastics hosts one of its three weekly open gym sessions on Wednesday evening from 7:30-8:30 p.m. It is open to all and it $10 per person where gymnasts can use the “equipment for recreational and training purposes.”
4. Carter-Williams: Hamilton basketball star Michael Carter-Williams will play at the Boston Garden (now TD Garden) for the first time as a professional on Wednesday night. Carter-Williams, a rookie point guard with the Philadelphia 76ers, will join his team at the Garden versus the Celtics for the 7:30 p.m. game.
5. Budget Review: The combined meeting with the Boards of Selectmen and Finance Committees from both Hamilton and Wenham along with the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee originally scheduled for Wednesday evening has been postponed. The meeting was planned to include presentations about the combined programs, including the Hamilton-Wenham Library and Recreation Department budgets, plus the Regional School District budget. The meeting will now happen on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the library at 6 p.m.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.