Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Sun: Yippee, the forecast on Wednesday calls for sun from start to finish with temperatures into the low 40s.
2. Legos: Legos take over Hamilton-Wenham Library for an hour on Wednesday afternoon for “Lego Mania.” The event runs from 3-4 p.m. and is designed for students in grades 1-5 “to come and create a masterpiece, share ideas and designs, work individually or as a team.”
3. Concerts: There’s one big concert close to home and another big concert far from home on Wednesday night. At Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, the band and chorus put on the winter concert starting at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. And in New York City, an impressive collection of musical superstars come together on Wednesday night for the 12-12-12 concert to benefit victim of Hurricane Sandy. There are several area radio stations that will broadcast the concert, including The Harbor 101.7 from Lynn and Rock 101 at 101.1 FM from Manchester, N.H.
4. Gift Tree: Wednesday is the final day to take a name from the Salvation Army tree at Crosby’s Marketplace in Hamilton and get a gift for a young person in need.
5. Toys for Tots: The deadline to make donations to Toys for Tots at some of the drop-off locations, including Hamilton-Wenham Library, is Wednesday. The absolute final deadline for all locations is Monday, Dec. 17. Some other drop-off locations in the two towns are Country Crossroads Realty, Hamilton Town Hall, Wenham Tea House and the Wenham Police and Fire Departments.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.