Thursday, May 16, 2013
Find out what is happening in Stoneham on Thursday, May 16.
Here is the 5 Things column for Thursday, May 16 for Stoneham: 1. Stained glass: Historian Dee Morris will be giving a presentation about homes and churches in Stoneham that feature stained glass windows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Stoneham Public Library, according to the library website. 2. Tai chi: Body Mind Systems will be having a "Human Harmonies" Tai chi class at 6 p.m. Thursday. 3. Leaf collections: The DPW will be collecting leaves Thursday and Friday on your regular rubbish day only, according to the town website. 4. Local images: Take some scenic shots of Stoneham today and then upload them to our Pics & Clips section. 5. In case you missed it: The sisters and an uncle of two Stoneham natives and brothers that each lost a leg in …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Stoneham Independent reports the author's visit highlights National Library Week in Stoneham.
The author of House of Sand and Fog will speak at the Stoneham Public Library this month as part of National Library Week, the Stoneham Independent reports. Author Andre Dubus III, a Massachusetts native, will be talk about his latest book, Townie - A Memoir at the Stoneham Public Library on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m., the Independent reports. Dubus III's past works include The Garden of Last Days and Bluesman. His visit coincides with National Library Week, which runs from April 14 through April 20. Read more about the event and National Library Week on the Stoneham Independent.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Bestselling author James Patterson gives tips on making your child an avid reader. Plus, here's a great reading list for the fall to get you started.
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Monday, October 22, 2012
At Patch we're always trying to pull together into one place all of the best local resources on every topic, including books and reading. We have the good fortune to be working with a best-selling author James Patterson in this endeavor, and we'll be continually sharing his reading list selections for every age here on Patch. Plus, we'll showcase reading lists from our local librarians, bookstores, and you—our readers. But here, an open letter to moms and dads of reluctant readers from James Patterson. Dear Moms and Dads, I’ve had the good fortune to meet hundreds of teachers and librarians around the country. They always wow me with their tips and tricks to get kids into reading. I thought it was time to get these great ideas out in the …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Check out ReadKiddoRead's list of the best Halloween books for kids.
All of us—adults, teens and children—enjoy a scary chill. What better time of year than Halloween to indulge in stories that make our spines tingle? Swing by the Stoneham Public Library, 431 Main St., on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's the perfect time for your family to share some spooky stories each evening. To get you started, here are some Halloween books filled with ghosts and ghouls, wizards and witches, haunted houses and black magic that everyone can enjoy together. PICTURE BOOKS for ages 2-6 The youngest children love the fun of Halloween: costumes, trick-or-treating and gentle tales of ghosts and goblins. Here are some …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Thursday, Sept. 20.
Here is the Five Things column for Thursday, Sept. 20: 1. Library program: The Stoneham Public Library is hosting a free program called "Almost Eden: Victorian Stoneham and Happiness," which will focus on how Boston newspapers praised Stoneham for its healthy environment during the 19th century, according to the library website. The program, led by historian Dee Morris, will be held in the Marcy Room at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 781-438-1324 ext. 29 or email email@example.com. 2. Vandalism with donuts? A Dumpster diver vandalized the parking lot at the Dunkin' Donuts on Franklin Street, according to a Stoneham Police log. 3. Town Day video: Did you miss the 29th annual Stoneham Town Day on Sept. 15 at the Town Common…
Monday, September 10, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Monday, Sept. 10.
1. Bright skies: It's expected to be mostly sunny with a high of about 71 during the day, and mostly clear skies with a low of 49 in the evening Monday, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. 2. Change is afoot: Starting Oct. 1, the town of Stoneham will no longer offer second outside water meters, according to the town website. 3. Meeting time: A handful of meetings are scheduled for Monday in Stoneham, including: 4. Share your photos: Love taking photos of sports, landscapes or events in Stoneham? If so, upload your images to our Pics & Clips section. 5. Get cooking: Try out Sheila Duggan Chabot's recipe for roasted romas. For more activities, visit our events calendar.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for July 31.
1. Meeting time: The Stoneham Retirement Board is expected to meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Hall Conference Room. Here's a look at the agenda. 2. Weather forecast: The forecast for Stoneham on Tuesday calls for fog before 8 a.m., partly sunny skies with temperatures in the mid-to-high 70s and rain and thunderstorms possible around 11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. 3. Library fun: Stoneham Public Library's weekly Musical StoryTime is slated for 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Marcy Room, according to the library website. The free program is geared toward families and includes a variety of activities, such as nursery rhymes, songs and instrument playing. The program is sponsored by a grant provided by the Stoneham …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Check out our latest Patch Facts column for June 22.
1. Get ice cream: Got a craving for ice cream or frozen yogurt? A couple local places to get your cold desserts include The Daily Scoop, 232 Main St., Dairy Dome, 474 Main St., Friendly's at 611 Main St. and Arielle's Cafe & Pizzeria, 8 Central St. 2. Homemade snack: Not in the mood for ice cream, but still want a cold refreshing dessert to eat? Why not head to the grocery store, buy some cranberry or orange juice, pour them into ice trays and make juice cubes or popsicles? Don't forget the popsicle sticks! 3. Quiet and cool place to go: Need to beat the heat while also catching up on some reading? Head to Stoneham Public Library and you'll cover both bases thanks to their wide selection of books and air conditioned space. 4. Find a pool: …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for May 10.
1. Got questions? Superintendent Dr. Les Olson and School Building Committee chairperson Jeanne Craigie will be answering your questions about the future of the Stoneham Middle School project during a live chat from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday. 2. Hidden gems: The Stoneham Senior Center is hosting their Barn Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. Several types of items will be up for sale, including vintage jewelry, games, music, books and small furniture, to name a few things. All proceeds support the senior center. 3. Love stories? Stoneham Public Library will provide children ages 3 1/2 and older with a storytime and the chance to make simple crafts from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the Children's Room. The program is free and open …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for April 10.
1. Senior fun: There are four activities seniors can participate in on Tuesday at the Stoneham Senior Center, including: 2. Time for a tale: Stoneham Public Library is slated to have a storytime for all ages from 10:30-11:15 a.m. in the Children's Room. The free program is open to the public and includes simple crafts, songs and stories. 3. You can do more than you think: Stoneham Patch allows you to do much more than you might be aware of. To make the most of your time on Stoneham Patch by creating a free user account, and then finding out 13 ways to use the website. 4. Blog it up! We're looking for bloggers who either live or work in Stoneham to contribute blogs to our "Local Voices" section. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org…