Five Things to Know Today in Hamilton and Wenham: Aug. 16

An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.

Today is Thursday, Aug. 16. Here are five things you need to know:

1. A mix: Thursday will offer a mix of weather, with a chance of rain to start the day under cloudy skies leading to an increasing chance of clearing skies and sun. Temperatures will get into the low 80s.

2. Stars: Members of the to on Thursday evening for a slide presentation which will, of course, be followed by an observation session with telescopes outside. It is free and open to the public.

3. Reggae: A top notch Reggae band comes to Castle Hill on Thursday night for the Trustees of the Reservations' Summer Picnic Concert Series. Inner Visions plays “authentic Caribbean reggae.” Gates open at 5 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. The price is $20 per car for Trustees members and $30 per car for non-members.

4. Announce it: Want to announce something to everyone in the two towns? You can do it right here on Hamilton-Wenham Patch. Any of our users can post an announcement – whether it is a new hire at your business, a sports league taking signups or maybe a fundraising selling cookies or calendars, for example.

5. School Committee: The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee meets on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room at . The committee will discuss a “communication” regarding the planned bond to pay for capital improvements to the schools. And the committee has an executive session to discuss “personnel matters.”

To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.


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