5 Things You Need to Know Today: February 1
Friday night Basketball, old and new at the gallery and deliver and the Benton stays open late.
1. What better time then a cold Friday night in the dead of winter to discover Belmont's best kept secret? The Benton Library, Belmont's independent and volunteer-run library, opens its doors on the first Friday of the month for evening hours from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's pparticularly good for people who can’t come during the day. Explore the collections for adults and kids, play some board games and use our Wi-Fi.
2. For the third time this week, Belmont High Girls' Hoops are holding down the fort at the High School's Wenner Field House as the Marauders take on next-door neighbors Arlington High (those pesky SpyPonders) at 7 p.m. All the girls need is a pair of wins in their final five games to reach the post season for the first time since 2008.
3. "New/Old Group,"a photography exhibit featuring the work of artists Elaine Fisher, Eric Myrvaagnes and A. David Wunsch at the Belmont Gallery of Art on the third floor of the Homer Building in the Town Hall Complex, will be open this evening . Come see the exhibit before heading out for dinner.
4. Yoga, taught by professional instructors, is being held this morning from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 582 Pleasant St, in Gardiner Hall, at the back of the church. $10. All levels welcome just bring your own mat if you can. $6 per child for child care. All proceeds benefit Plymouth Nursery School.
5. Don't forget the free concert at 7 p.m. in Belmont High Schools as the Jeremy Kittel Band joins forces with the Belmont High and Chenery Middle schools to perform great works.