Five Things to Know Today in Hamilton and Wenham: July 26

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

Today is Thursday, July 26. Here are five things you need to know:

1. Storms: Temperatures will hardly get to 80 degrees on Thursday, but it will be quite humid with, again, a chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

2. Bats: The mystery of bats will be unveiled at on Thursday night. Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary’s Anthony Prazar brings a program called at 6:30 p.m. to show off the wonders of the world’s only flying mammal. But, so you know, there will be no live bats are part of the presentation. It is free and open to the public and appropriate for children ages 8 and up as well as adults.

3. American with Disabilities Act: Thursday marks the 22nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. At a meeting earlier this month, the Wenham Board of Selectmen

4. Shakespeare: For years, have been a summertime tradition. But better yet, and closer to home, “Shakespeare in the Park” comes to the North Shore starting on Thursday night at Lynch Park in Beverly. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be performed on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m.

5. School Committee: The at 7 p.m. at , where the committee will consider asking voters to decide this fall on a bond to pay for repairs to the roof, among other items on its agenda.

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


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