Saturday, July 9, 2011
Check out the latest "Patch Facts" column for ideas on how to spend the day in the Stoneham region.
1. Green activity: Want to help the environment and Stone Zoo at the same time? Participate in their bottle and can recycling drive! 2. Encore! The "Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters" show is scheduled for 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. performances at the Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 781-279-2200. 3. Get down: Live music is slated for at 8:30 p.m. at The Fat Cactus, 215 Broadway, Lynnfield. 4. Game time! Adult Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham, 15 Dale Court. For more information on prizes and admission card prices, visit the Friends of the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham's Bingo page. 5. Preview: Visit Stoneham Patch at 10 a.m. on Sunday …
Sunday, June 19, 2011
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1. Play some Bingo for a good cause: Head down to the Boys and Girl Club of Stoneham, 15 Dale Court, at 6:30 p.m. and play a few rounds. All proceeds from the $25 entry fee goes to this privately funded community nonprofit. 2. Celebrate Father's Day like an animal: The Stone Zoo is offering free admission for all fathers this Father’s Day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Kids pay $9, while all other adults (that’s you mom) pay $13. 3. Send us your Bruins Celebration Pics: Have a wicked good time during Wednesday's post game revelry or Saturday's parade? We want to see the photos, send them to mark.ouellette@patch or upload them here. 4. 93 is a mess: Oh yes, the construction nightmare continues this weekend as bridges and on-ramps go under the knife …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a warning to residents of Middlesex County at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Storm update The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Middlesex County, including Stoneham. At 4:30 p.m., the NWS reported Doppler radar indicated a line of severe storms capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. These storms are moving east at 50 mph. "Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds and large hail, as well as deadly lightning and torrential rain," the warning reads. "Get to safe shelter now, inside a sturdy building or in a vehicle. Do not seek shelter under trees. If you can hear thunder you are close enough to be struck by lightning." A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Check out the latest "Patch Facts" column for activities going on in the Stoneham region.
1. Health event: The StONEhamOne Strive to Thrive Health & Wellness Fair runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Central St., Stoneham. Several health professionals will be guest speakers during the free event, which features demonstrations, exhibitors, free health screenings, prizes and raffles. 2. How romantic: Stoneham-based The Book Oasis is providing books for a meet-and-greet book signing event featuring more than 40 romance authors from the New England Chapter of The Romance Writers of America scheduled for 4-5:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem. 3. Musical performance: Sushi Island, 397 Main St.,Wakefield is expected to have live jazz from 6:15-9:15 p.m. 4. B-I-N-G-O: Adult Bingo kicks off at 6:…
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Scope out the latest "Patch Facts" column for things to do in the Stoneham area.
1. Rabies clinic: The VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital is hosting its annual microchip, nail trimming and rabies clinic from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The clinic is open to pets from all towns, not just those from Wakefield and the vaccine shot cost $15. Pet owners need to provide proof of vaccination in order to receive a three-year vaccine. Dogs need to be leashed and cats kept in carriers or on a leash. Nail trimming cost $10 and HomeAgain Microchipping is offering a one-year membership, registration and implant for $30. All proceeds will benefit PAWS. 2. Get your groove on: Sushi Island, 397 Main St.,Wakefield is expected to have live jazz from 6:15-9:15 p.m. 3. Last chance: Today is the last day of a benefit to support the Purpose School of …
Friday, April 15, 2011
The 18-year-old has dedicated much time to the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham and is being honored by the organization for his efforts.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: It was his favorite place to go to when he was eight years old. He would have fun with kids from Stoneham and other towns. Recently, the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham selected Lumb as its Youth of the Year Award recipient. “It's a tremendous honor to get this award. This award is given to the staff or member of the club who has gone above and beyond to help make the Boys & Girls Club a better place for kids,” Lumb said. “To be viewed by the staff as a kid who does just that, is an honor (in) of itself.” Lumb made many friends at the Boys & Girls Club, located at 15 Dale Court. “I have met many people from different towns that I more than likely wouldn't be talking to if it wasn't for …
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Check out the latest "Patch Facts" column for suggestions of what to do in Stoneham.
1. Show time! "The Rimers of Eldritch," a play about Nelly Windrod standing trial for murder, accused of shooting a local vagrant as he attacked a teenage girl, is at 2 p.m. at the Stoneham Theatre. Tickets cost $38-44, but senior discounts are available and students can attend the show for $20. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 781-279-2200. 2. Open houses: If you're looking for a new home, check out the open houses scheduled in Stoneham. 3. Prayer times: Here are some of the worship services being offered in town: 4. Get socialized: If you're looking for additional updates not found on the Stoneham Patch website, make sure to click the grey "like" button on our Facebook page and also the "follow" button on our Twitter page. 5. …
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Boston Bruins Alumni squad beat the Ninety Nine Restaurants team, 15-11, Sunday in a game to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham.
STONEHAM — In a spirited hockey game to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham Sunday at Stoneham Arena, the Boston Bruins Alumni squad narrowly beat the "99 Legends" of the Ninety Nine Restaurants, 15-11. Several former Bruins participated in the game and Stoneham native and Olympic medal-winning skater Nancy Kerrigan also was on-hand for the ceremonial puck drop. The money raised at the game is expected to be used toward the purchase of a Club van.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Check out the latest "Patch Facts" column for ideas of what to do in the Stoneham area.
1. Book signing: Former Medford resident Steve Coronella is returning to the area from Dublin for a book signing from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Book Oasis, 311 Main St., Stoneham. 2. Spaghetti supper and raffle: All Saints Episcopal Church, 79 Central St., Stoneham, is hosting a special spaghetti dinner social and a raffle for a pair of Boston Red Sox tickets to games against Tampa Bay (Aril 11) and May 2 versus the Angels. The dinner costs $7 ($15 for a family of three or more), while raffle tickets cost $10 each or you can buy three for $25. For more information, call 781-438-2776. 3. Live music: Acoustic Under is scheduled to play at 8:30 p.m. at The Fat Cactus, 215 Broadway, Lynnfield. 4. I got Bingo! Adult Bingo kicks off at 6:30 p.m…
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Scope out the upcoming events in the region in our latest "Get Out" column.
1. BOSTON BRUINS ALUMNI GAME TO BENEFIT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF STONEHAM Where/When: Stoneham Arena, 101 Montvale Ave., Stoneham on March 27 at 4 p.m. Why go: The game features former Bruins players playing against the "Ninety-Nine Legends" of the Ninety-Nine Restaurants. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of a new Boys & Girls Club van. Pricing: Tickets ($10 for adults, $5 for kids) can be bought at the Boys & Girls Club, 15 Dale Court, Stoneham, or the Ninety-Nine Restaurant, 10 Main St., Stoneham. 2. TERRY WEIR & SLIGO ROAD Where/When: Grumpy Doyle's, 530 Main St., Reading on March 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Why go: Enjoy live Irish music, dinner and drinks. Pricing: Free music. Food prices vary. 3. PINGPONG TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT GOOD …