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1. JCS Art Show
The J. C. Solmonese Elementary School kindergarten through grade 3 Art Show, featuring all of the students, will be held 6 to 7:45 p.m. in the gymnasium. There will also be the third grade music concert at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. The doors open at 6 p.m. The art show will be open during the concert.
2. Lady Ann & DJ ICE performance
EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton will welcome karaoke group Lady Ann & DJ ICE at 1:30 p.m. Regular performers at EPOCH, Lady Ann & DJ ICE put on an energetic show and encourage audience participation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 508-285-7745.
3. Sharon Singers concert
The Sharon Singers of the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute from rural Pennsylvania, is presenting a program of sacred a capella music 7 p.m. at Union Church of South Foxboro, 384 South St., Foxborough. This will be an evening of uplifting music. All are welcome to attend this free concert. Voluntary donations will be accepted for those who would like to make a donation.
4. National Pet Day
April 11 is National Pet Day 2013, which celebrates furry and feathery friends by reminding pet owners to provide extra praise, care, toys and treats. The cost of pet ownership, however, can be a burden on owners’ wallets on this special day and beyond, which is why top personal finance site www.GoBankingRates.com features a special post by blogger Elle Martinez of Couple Money about her top ways to save money on pet care. Here are some tips she offers:
Some local shelters offer low cost veterinarian services if you meet certain income requirements.
Go to a multi-doctor office for more appointment options.
5. High near 72, low around 47Today there is a 30 percent chance of scattered showers, mainly before 10 a.m. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. It will be cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind will be around 7 mph. Tonight there is a 40 percent chance of showers. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind will be 5 to 9 mph.