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5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 22

Cool stuff with a Frisbee at the softball field, pizza and readings and concert at Payson Park.

1. Two-time World Frisbee Freestyle Champion Todd Brodeur will be performing and teaching some intense Frisbee tricks as the Belmont Public Library celebrates the end of summer reading contest. Find out who the top readers are, eat some treats and win some prizes. The party starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Concord Avenue Softball Field directly across the road from the Belmont Public Library.

2. In addition to Mr. Brodeur and his Frisbee, the library is hosting an end of summer pizza party for the children's summer reading program at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Assembly Room.

3 The Blues Dogs, a trio that pounds out the blues, is the penultimate act in this year's Payson Park Music Festival. Come down to the Payson Park playground at 6:15 p.m. with a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the "rowdy, danceable" blues from this Boston group. The concert is sponsored by the Alper family.

4. Duplicate Bridge Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at theat 266 Beech St. Every Wednesday the club holds American Contact Bridge League-sanctioned games. All are welcome to play. Cost is $5. Phone: 339-223-6484 for more information.

5. On this day in 1485, Richard III could not find a horse and was killed in the the Battle of Bosworth Field, ending of the House of Plantagenet's reign in England and providing Shakespeare with a villain for the ages.

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