It is Thursday, Aug. 27. Here are five things you need to
know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Showers: There’s a chance of showers to start Tuesday along with some fog early too. For the rest of the day, it will be cloudy and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.
2. Ice Cream: The Wenham Council on Aging will welcome its new director, Jim Reynolds, at an ice cream social on Tuesday. It is free with Cherry Farm ice cream and runs 2-4 p.m. at the Council on Aging building on School Street.
3. Telethon: The WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund telethon gets going on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. and running 36 hours. In its first 11 years, the telethon has raised more than $31 million and last year brought in $3.4 million for the Jimmy Fund, which helps fund cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
4. Book: Diane Rodgers, one of the former head farmers at Green Meadows Farm in Hamilton, has released her new book - Paleo Lunches and Breakfasts on the Go. Rodgers will be at Green Meadows Farm from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday signing copies of the book. The book has been No. 1 in the “breakfast” category on Amazion.com in recent months.
5. School: Tuesday is the first day for some students in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District. Sixth grade students at Miles River Middle School and freshman at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School have their first day of school on Tuesday.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.