5 Things March 20: Hockey Fundraiser, Flavors of Neponset Valley and More
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1. Norton Hockey fundraiser
Dine in or take out at Trinity to help raise money for the Norton Hockey Organization, who will have their first ever High School Hockey team next year. Stop by 5 to 9 p.m. Print the attached flyer or visit www.nortonhockey.com and click on "events." Present this form to your server and Trinity will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the organization.
2. Art Matters
Art awareness program Art Matters will return to EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton for a discussion on Animals in Art at 2:30 p.m. Art Matters aims to entertain, stimulate and educate people with and about art. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 508-285-3355.
3. Flavors of Neponset Valley
The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience food, fun and friends at the 14th Annual Flavors of The Neponset Valley tasting event at the amazing Showcase Live in Patriot Place, Foxborough 5:30 to 9 p.m. Over 50 food and beverage vendors will be on hand along with live smooth jazz from Jazz in the Air! Plus, take a chance to win big in a silent auction for sports tickets, memorabilia, gift cards and more. Tickets are $40 and can be found here.
4. March Madness apps
It's March Madness and AT&T offers the following top college basketball mobile apps:
March Madness Live: Don’t miss a single buzzer beater! Watch every game of the tournament LIVE from your smart phone and/or tablet with this app.
ESPN Bracket Bound 2013: The ESPN Bracket Bound App allows you to follow the nation's top teams with the latest scores, news, ESPN Bracketology and highlights. Add your favorite teams to personalize your experience. This year you can create up to 10 brackets to compete against your fellow college basketball fanatics. Available for Android
NCAA Tickets: NCAA Tickets App for Android makes it possible to buy tickets for NCAA games easily and directly from your Android phone or mobile device!
College Basketball Scoreboard: College Basketball Scoreboard gives you up-to-the-minute college basketball scores, schedules and news stories for the NCAA Tournament
theScore: theScore is your home for NCAA March Madness Basketball! Follow the tournament with an interactive bracket (on Android OS 3.0 devices and up), up-to-the-second scores, the latest news and free pushalerts for game start, game end, close game and score at the half.
Sporting News NCAA Basketball: The Sporting News NCAA Basketball app offers you the ability to select your favorite teams, push notifications for the latest news, and everything you’ll need to stay informed throughout the tournament.
Use your Twitter mobile app to follow all your favorite reporters such as Andy Katz @ESPNAndyKatz, Seth Davis@SethDavisHopps, Dick Vitale @DickieV, Gus Johnson@GusJohnson, Jay Williams @RealJayWilliams, Jay Bilas@JayBilas, Greg Anthony @GregAnthony50 and Gregg Doyel@GreggDoyelCBS.
Follow some of the most popular college basketball tweeters such as C.J. Leslie @ncsu_cleslie, Ramon Galloway @GG_Mone, Anthony Bennett @AB15_, Seth Curry @sdotcurry, and your team's Twitter feed @hoopsatharvard.
5. High near 41, low around 26
Today will be sunny, with a high near 42. West wind will be 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind will be 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.