5 Things Nov. 21: Bonfire and Football Rally, Cooking Safety Tips
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1. NHS bonfire and football rally
At 7 p.m. there will be a bonfire and rally at Norton High School. Steve Bishop will be the DJ and master of ceremonies. The Norton football team will be in attendance as well as Norton cheer. Special thanks to Ed Burgess and the Norton Lions for organizing, CFS mail for donating pallets and Superintendent Martes for the support.
2. Twice-as-Nice Storytime
Norton Public Library will hold Twice-as-Nice Storytime 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. The theme of these identical storytimes is thanksgiving. Drop in for stories, songs and fun.
3. Coastline Show Chorus open house
The Coastline Show Chorus, New England's Premier Women's A Capella group is looking to expand its membership. If you like to sing and perform and you enjoy musical harmony, choreographed dance and applause, then Coastline Show Chorus is for you! Auditions are currently being held for the 2012-2013 Season. Our official open house is May 30, 2012 but please feel free to attend any rehearsal on Wednesday evening from 7:00-10:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall in South Attleboro, MA. Email email@example.com for more information.
4. Holiday cooking safety tips
’Tis the season for preparing holiday feasts, and Amica Insurance and the United States Fire Administration has some tips to make sure you stay safe in the kitchen:
- Make sure stove tops, burners, ovens, microwaves and other cooking appliances are clean and working properly. Don’t use extension cords for microwaves and other cooking appliances.
- Keep flammable materials, such as potholders, oven mitts, towels and cooking utensils, away from the stovetop. Avoid loose-fitting clothing that could catch fire from a gas flame or electric burner.
- Don’t leave food unattended on a stove top or in the oven – especially if you’re frying, grilling or broiling food. Turn off the burners, even if you’re just leaving the kitchen for a short time.
- Never leave the house with food cooking on the stove or in the oven.
- Stay alert. Avoid cooking if you’ve been drinking alcohol or taking medication that makes you drowsy.
- Keep an oven mitt and lid handy, in case a fire breaks out.
- If a small grease fire starts in a pan, carefully place the lid on the pan and turn off the burner. Leave the lid on the pan until it is cool, to prevent the fire from starting again.
- If a fire occurs in an oven or microwave, turn it off and keep the door closed until the fire is completely out. Don’t use the oven or microwave until it’s inspected for damage.
Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Northeast wind will be 3 to 8 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind will be around 7 mph.