It is Thursday, Sept. 26. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Repeat: Mother Nature will serve up weather Thursday almost identical to Wednesday - sunny with temperatures in the 60s.
2. History: Jack Hauck will focus on the history of schools in Wenham during his free lecture Thursday morning at the Wenham Senior Center. The presentation will focus on schools before the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District was created, going back to the first school in town in the 17th century. The free lecture is open to the public, starts at 11 a.m. and is free. It will be followed by lunch.
3. Obamacare: Small businesses can get the answers to some of their questions about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Thursday during an event hosted by the Enterprise Center at Salem State. “What Small Business Need to Know About the New Health Care Law” runs 8:30-10:30 a.m. at 121 Loring Ave. Admission is free.
4. Sukkot: The Jewish holiday Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles, ended on Wednesday night. The eight day long holiday is one of Judaism's three harvest festivals, along with Passover and Shavuot.
5. Low Vision: A new support group for residents with low vision, sponsored by the Hamilton Council on Aging and Senior Center, meets for the first time on Thursday. The group is designed to “combine business and pleasure” with educational material, guest speakers and fun trips. Thursday’s meeting is at 1 p.m. at the Hamilton Senior Center, at the “old library” or Meetinghouse building on Bay Road.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.