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5 Things Sept. 29: Cornhole Fundraiser, Drug Drop Off and More

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1. Much Love for the Metzgers cornhole fundraiser
A cornhole fundraiser will be held at Veterans of Foreign Wars, 38 Summer St., Norton at noon. Cost is $50 per team of two and $10 for spectators. Team buy-in accepted via cash or check at the door. A second tournament will also be played with an additional buy-in, time-permitting. The double elimination event will include food, raffles, music and a bar. It benefits Jay Metzger who was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a paralyzing condition where the body’s own immune system attacks the nervous system. Can’t make it? Donate online at MuchLoveForTheMetzgers.com.

2. Law Enforcement Torch Run
This year there will be a fire truck pull competition as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics. The event will be held at the Comcast Center in Mansfield beginning at 11 a.m. Teams of up to 12 people will compete in two challenging vehicle weight categories for prizes. For more information visit www.masstorchrun.org.

3. Ryan Leslie performance
Ryan Leslie will perform at Showcase Live, 23 Patriot Place, Foxborough at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Ryan Leslie is a record producer, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, entrepreneur and R&B singer. For ticket information click here.

4. Drug drop-off
Expired or unused prescription drugs can be dropped off at the Norton Police Department 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of Nationwide take back initiative.

5. High of 66, low around 51
Today there is a 50 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog is expected. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind will be 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tonight there is a 50 percent chance of rain or drizzle, mainly after 11 p.m. It will be cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind will be around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Jerry September 29, 2012 at 11:16 AM
They're having a mansfield airport fly in and open house today so the public is invited

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