"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Ribbon Cutting, $1 Tacos at Roxanne's Taqueria
Roxanne's Taqueria, located in Stoughton at the Cobb's Corner plaza, opened at the end of August, but is having a ribbon cutting (sponsored by the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce) for its grand opening Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6-7:30 p.m.
To celebrate, Roxanne's will be having $1 tacos all day on Thursday.
"We are hoping everyone will come and enjoy this special day with us!" according to the restaurant's Facebook page.
Read more about this new business here: Roxanne's Taqueria Opens in Stoughton
2. Wake for Stoughton High Senior David Wade to be Held Thursday
David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at Stoughton High, died after being accidentally shot on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Visiting Hours will be held at the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) in Stoughton on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 3-7 p.m.
The funeral will be held Friday morning at St. James Church. Details for the funeral service can be found here.
3. Lecture on Cuban Missile Crisis
With October 2012 marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Dr. Gary Hylander will be at the Stoughton Public Library Thursday evening, Oct. 4, to give a lecture on one of the most important events during the Kennedy Presidency and the Cold War.
The lecture takes place at 7 p.m. in the Wales French Room.
4. 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.
5. Looking Ahead: Stoughton Youth Baseball Board Meeting
An open board meeting for Stoughton Youth Baseball will be held at Town Spa on Wednesday October, 10 at 7 p.m.