"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Stoughton Farmers Market Survey
After running a successful preview event in October at Trackside Plaza, the Stoughton Farmers Market Committee has put together a survey to get some user feedback as it prepares to organize weekly markets Saturday mornings from June to October.
Click here to take the short survey (11 questions).
2. Stoughton Parent Engagement Center Presents: Nutrition On A Budget
The Stoughton Public Schools Parent Engagement Center is hosting a discussion about nutrition on a budget Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the O'Donnell Middle School.
All Stoughton Public School parents are invited to come and learn about some healthy lunch and dinner ideas with presenters from the YMCA and Signature Health Group.
3. Stoughton High Wrestling Team Fundraiser
The Stoughton High wrestling team is having a fundraiser at Five Guys in Cobbs Corner Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., where a portion of the sales will go towards SHS wrestling.
4. Help Animals Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
With countless animals having been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and with shelters in New York/New Jersey overcrowded with displaced animals as a result, Especially for Pets (which has a Cobbs Corner location) is looking to help.
Click here to see how you can make a donation towards helping these pets (and how Especially for Pets will match it).
5. Reminder: Thursday is Food Pantry Day in Stoughton
Stoughton resident Peg Carbone continues her effort to curb hunger in Stoughton, personally picking up donations for the food pantries every Thursday.
Here's a note from Peg: "I pick up non perishable food and also household items every Thursday, anywhere in Stoughton and deliver them to the food pantry. Please tell your friends and neighbors. One item, one bag or several, and I will pick them up every Thursday."
Haven't called to arrange a pickup? It's not too late. Call Peg at 508-889-1385 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.