5 Things You Need To Know Today

Turkey Day tickets, Benton Library meeting, Early release ...

1. , which will discuss the operation and fundraising for Belmont's new volunteer-run library, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the , 336 Concord Ave.

2. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Belmont vs. Watertown Thanksgiving Day football game, Thursday, Nov. 25 at Harris Field in Belmont. Kick off is at 10:15 a.m.

You can pick up your tickets at the Belmont High School Store or Champions Sporting Goods in Belmont Center

Pre-game ticket prices are as follows:

  • Student: $4
  • Adult: $6

All tickets the day of the game are $8.

3. My Wandering Eye, Oils on Canvas, by Frances K. Grossman is running until Nov. 28 at the Gallery, the Habitat, 10 Juniper Rd.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. -4 p.m.

Phone 617 489 5050 for more information.

Fran Grossman is a Newton resident and psychologist who began to paint in her 50s. Her wish to bring coherence and unity to her life is an important part of her passion to paint. A central theme is finding ways to bring together the darks and the lights in her life. In her experience, both the darks and the lights, the pain and the joy, have always been very intense and that feels to her like both a gift and a source of fragmentation.  In her view, some of her paintings seem primarily to reside in the light, to reflect pleasure, beauty, and hope. Others have more of a darker cast, and reflect pain, despair and anger. The paintings she likes best have both joy and shadow. It pleases her that others often do not see the same tones in any given painting. She studied drawing and painting at the Studio School of the Cambridge Center for Adult Education for many years.

4. Heads Up: Don't forget! Wednesday, Nov. 24, is an early release day for all for the beginning of the Thanksgiving Recess.

5. customers are eligible for a free energy audit, thanks to BMLD's partnership with Energy New England.

Customers can talk to an energy advisor who will answer questions and, if necessary, schedule an appointment to evaluate the energy efficiency of the home or business. The advisor will also provide valuable information about ways to save energy and will provide a computerized report detailing recommendations and payback time for any suggested improvements.

To talk to an energy advisor or to schedule an appointment, please call the Energy Hotline at (888) 772-4242, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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