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5 Things Aug. 24: Star Search, Summer Memories 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 90, low around 61
Patchy fog is expected before 8 a.m. Otherwise, it will be sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

2. Rick Demers and DJ Jeff at Trinity
Rick Demers will perform on the patio of Trinity Bar & Restaurant 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. while DJ Jeff will spin some tunes 10 p.m. to close. There is no cover.

3. Star search
Join Mass Audubon, 108 North St., Norfolk, for an evening of stargazing starting 8 p.m. Use telescopes and binoculars to search out and view the planets, stars and galaxies of the summer sky.  Learn techniques for navigating from point to point in the night sky from members of the Cloudy Nights Astronomy Group. Drop-ins welcome. Minimum age is 7. Cost is $10.

4. Norton’s History
Coming up at noon, learn about the history behind Norton Historical Society.

5. Vote for the best summer memory essay
The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce Favorite Summer Memory contest essay finalists’ essays are now live on the Tri-Town Chamber Blog and the voting closes 4 p.m. today.  To vote for your favorite, go to the Chamber blog, select the name of the child and click the Facebook “Like” button at the top of the essay page.

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