5 Things: Winter Wonderland, Live Music in Mansfield this Weekend and More!

It's Friday, December 18 and here are the five things you need to know!

1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service

  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South wind around 6 mph.


2. Mansfield Hornets Sports Today

  • Girls' Basketball vs. North Attleboro, 6:15 p.m.
  • Boys' Basketball vs. North Attleboro, 7:45 p.m.
  • Swimming at Canton, 3:30 p.m.
  • Gymnastics at Sharon, 7:30 p.m.


3. YMCA Winter Wonderland

Hockomock Area YMCA invites area residents to enjoy a Winter Wonderland evening event on Friday, Jan. 18 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its Bernon Family Branch, 45 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, and Invensys Foxboro Branch, 67 Mechanic St., Foxborough and 6 to 8 p.m. at its N. Attleboro Branch, 300 Elmwood St., N. Attleboro.

This free family community event offers lots of interactive games and crafts for members and non-members alike.  The North Attleboro location will offer a Polar Plunge, so don’t forget to bring your bathing suits. In addition, each branch will offer a spaghetti and meatball family dinner option for $5 per member and $8 per non-member. Dinner starting times vary by branch. 

For more information, call Erin Brennock at 508-772-1306 or visit www.hockymca.org.


4. The Kennedys at the Rose Garden Coffee House

The Rose Garden provides live folk and acoustic music shows in a non-alcoholic setting with hot and cold drinks and home-made dessert items. The Kennedys are a high energy husband and wife duo who are also currently touring with the legendary Texas songstress, Nanci Griffith. $16 tickets at the door at 7:30 pm or, better yet, order in advance at www.rosegardenfolk.com. Concert held at Congregational Church, 17 West Street, Mansfield.


5. Mansfield High School All-Sports Booster Club 5K

Registration for the Mansfield High School All-Sports Booster Club 5K is now available through the booster's website. Prior to May 14 registration will be $15 and $20 after the date.


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