Monday, December 17, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Monday, Dec. 17.
Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 17: 1. Wet weather: Rain is expected throughut the day Monday in Stoneham, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for the town. Temperatures may reach a high of about 45, according to the forecast. 2. Donate life: The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Monday at the VFW Post 1506, Lt. Norman Prince Post, 428 Main St., Melrose. 3. Tis the season: Visit our holiday guide for various holiday coverage. 4. Strike! The Stoneham Senior Center will have a free Wii Bowling program at 8:30 a.m. Monday. 5. In case you missed it: Check out the latest OMG PD article, which featured a story about a Woburn man accused of peeing on a truck and how he was later …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for June 19.
1. Charitable cause: A blood drive is slated to run from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Tewksbury Country Club, 1880 Main St., Tewksbury. "This drive is in honor of Nicholas Barbaro, Ashley Cashell, Scott Einarson, Lyndsey Pettengill, and all the children being treated now at Children’s Hospital and the Jimmy Fund Clinic," wrote Mark Cashell in an email to Stoneham Patch. "These are our children and they are all here today because of people like you who donated blood when they needed it to live and be strong enough to receive treatment during their fight against cancer." 2. In case you missed it: A Wakefield man was arrested on a warrant charging him with credit card fraud, according to our latest Stoneham police log. 3. Newsletters …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Will you donate to the cause on Thursday?
In December, all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert from Chili’s Grill & Bar. Prizes are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit the Red Cross website. Thursday's blood drive will take place at Winchester Hospital, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. There is also a blood drive in Woburn at the Moose Lodge, 4 Federal St., on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Friday, November 25, 2011
A blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross runs from 1-6 p.m. at the First Parish Congregational Church in Wakefield.
[Editor's note: The information below was provided by the American Red Cross.] The First Parish Congregational Church in Wakefield will host a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors are needed everyday to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need. In November, all presenting donors are eligible to enter to win a $50 Visa gift card that can be used towards your Thanksgiving turkey dinner. There will be one winner selected each day of the month; prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.
Monday, October 31, 2011
There is a special Halloween-themed blood drive going on Monday from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at 100 Legends Way, Boston.
For those of you looking to do a good deed this Halloween, North Station MBCR and Brigham and Women's Hospital are having a special Trainsylvania-themed blood drive Monday. This tounge-in-cheek-themed event will take place on Track 1 at North Station from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Those that give blood will recieve a Halloween long-sleeve T-shirt to help fight off the sudden belch of cold New England weather we are getting. To pre-register and for more information, call 617-222-8229 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For eligibility questions, contact the BWH Donor Center at 617-732-6288 or email email@example.com.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
It is time once again for the Blood drive for Children’s Hospital and the Jimmy Fund Clinic.
There will be a blood drive for Children’s Hospital Boston and the Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana Farber Cancer Institute today and Thursday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the West Side Social Club (4 Harrington Court Wakefield, MA). Walk ins are welcome, but appointments are suggested to avoid any possible wait. To make an appointment please log on to www.halfpints.childrenshospital.org and enter sponsor code wsc, or call Mark Cashell at 978-604-9566. A positive ID is required. Donors must be 17 years of age or older. Donors at age 16 are allowed with a parent/legal guardian present and their signature on a release form may also donate. If you have questions please call the donor center at 617-355-6677. From the organizer, Mark Cashell: …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Take a look at our suggestions on how to spend the day in the Stoneham area.
1. Save a life: Donate blood at the American Red Cross blood drive ging on today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 401 Edgewater Place, Wakefield. Donors will receive a $10 Eastern Mountain Sports Bucks Card. Presenting donors in October can also enter to win a seven-day Bermuda cruise for two aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, courtesy of Colpitts World Travel and Norwegian Cruise Line. 2. It's magic: Jason the magician is scheduled to do a kids magic show from 5-8 p.m. at the Dockside Restaurant, 1099 Main St., Wakefield. 3. In case you missed it: Check out the latest blog by Rachel Gargano on healthy ways to eat at Stoneham-based restaurant Three Amigos. 4. Social media: Looking to keep up to speed on things happening in the Stoneham community beyond …
Sunday, September 25, 2011
A look at the events scheduled for this week in the Stoneham area.
Here are a few events happening in Stoneham this week:
Friday, March 18, 2011
Check out what's happening in the Stoneham area in our latest "Patch Facts" column.
1. Clash of the Spartans: The first annual Stoneham High School Student-Faculty "March Madness" Basketball Tournament is slated for 6 p.m. in the High School gym. Tickets, which will be sold at the door, cost $3 for students and $5 per adult. 2. Donate life: There is an American Red Cross blood drive scheduled to run from 2-7 p.m. at First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Wakefield. All donors will receive a free lunch pack from Cumberland Farms. 3. Music anyone? Ruben Kincade is scheduled to play from 9 p.m. to midnight at Grumpy Doyle's, 530 Main St., Reading. 4. Get classified: Need to hire someone or sell some items squirreled away in the closet? Post a free classified ad on Stoneham Patch! 5. Pet preview: Check back with …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Check out our latest "Patch Facts" column for suggestions on what to do in the Stoneham region.
1. Donate blood: There is an American Red Cross blood drive slated to run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 401 Edgewater Place, Wakefield. All donors will receive a free lunch pack from Cumberland Farms. 2. Need financial advice? Reading Cooperative Bank, 107 Main St., Reading is hosting a financial advice session from 6-8 p.m. and providing guests with free appetizers and beverages. To RSVP or for more information, call 781-942-5006 ext. 124. 3. Giving back: The Community Dinner Program, which consists of more than 50 churchgoers from several churches in town providing meals to people from the area, is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Stoneham, 1 Church St., Stoneham. 4. Calling all know-it-alls! Team trivia starts …