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5 Things Aug. 20: Nine Lives, Women's Equality and More

Your Patch Facts for the day.

Five Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section.

1. High near 80, low 61
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 61.

2. Nine Lives needs you!
Nine Lives is in need of volunteers as well as dry and wet food. Any food is appreciated, but IAMS or Purina ONE dry is preferred along with Friskees and Fancy Feast for wet. The shelter is open Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment at 508-285-5159.

3. Women’s Equality Month at Borderland
Celebrate Women’s Equality Month at Borderland State Park. Explore Oakes and Blanche Ames’s involvement in the struggle for women’s rights on this 30-minute guided tour of the first floor of the Ames Mansion. View some of her suffrage artwork and political cartoons. This half hour program is for adults and older children. Meet in front of the mansion 3:30 p.m. The tour will take place rain or shine.  

4. Bus routes
At noon check out the Norton Public School bus routes for the 2012-2013 school year.

5. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Help us reach the goal of 1,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter! Spread the word about Norton Patch to fellow Nortonites. Get the latest news updates, see extra photos and network with your neighbors.

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