5 Things March 8: Eleven, Fraud Protection and More
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1. Eleven performance
Shake off the winter blues with Eleven at Norton's famous Trinity Bar & Restaurant 9:30 p.m. This band will be heating the place up with another set of high energy rock n roll so you can cool off with a cold beer.
2. Fraud protection seminar
EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton will host a fraud protection seminar 1:15 p.m. Linda Corey, the branch manager at North Easton Savings Bank, will lead the seminar and offer tips for protecting yourself and your money against scams. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 508-285-3355.
3. 20,000 Leagues Steampunk Gala
5 Wits will hold a 20,000 Leagues Steampunk Gala starting 5 p.m. at Patriot Place. Gear up and bring your goggles for an adventure into Captain Nemo's Nautilus, a breathtaking Victorian submarine lost beneath the waves. Enjoy an hour long walk-through adventure that will test your wits with mind bending puzzles and jaw dropping scenery that's fun for any explorer. Celebrate the evening in style with food and fun. Enjoy the art of Bruce Rosenbaum and ModVic, and a musical performance by Eli August. Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for children at www.5-wits.com or by calling 508-698-1600.
4. South Shore Great Pumpkin grant
South Shore Great Pumpkin will offer a grant to any school or educational entity that has a curriculum or formal educational program for any or all grades k-12. The pumpkin(s) must be grown on the grounds of the school. The patch must be cared for only by the staff, kids/students of that school, and/or the family of enrolled children. The school can request help from professional growers via email or phone but professional growers are not allowed to visit the qualifying pumpkin patch. The winning school will receive a grant for no less than $900 and no greater than $1500. Fill out and mail in a school grant application or email SSGreatPumpkinChallenge@gmail.com and request an application to be emailed to you.
5. High near 36, low around 29
Today there is a 90 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3 p.m. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Temperature high will be near 36. It will be breezy, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Tonight there is a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7 p.m. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, then gradually will become partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind will be 11 to 15 mph.