Five Things to Know Today in Hamilton and Wenham: June 14

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

Today is Thursday, June 14. Here are five things you need to know:

1. Flag Day: The U.S. flag is 235 years old on Thursday – it’s Flag Day. At the in Hamilton, they are hosting a ceremony for the proper disposal of unserviceable flags. The ceremony and is free and open to all.

2. Summer Movies: The Teen Think Tank Summer Movie Series kicks off on Thursday afternoon at with a showing of The movie starts at 3 p.m. and runs until 5:15 p.m.

3. Maples Trees: The Wenham Planning Board meets on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at , where the board will take up , among other business.

4. Sir Charles: It was exactly a year ago on Thursday that one of most well-known residents, Charlie Babcock, died after a two-year battle with leukemia. and described as someone who wanted to get to know everyone he met and help they out, if he could.

5. Retreat: The Hamilton Board of Selectmen meets on Thursday night, starting at 5 p.m., for a "retreat." The board will take up several topics, including what it . The board is meeting at (old library) on Bay Road.

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


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