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Five Things to Know Today, May 5

It's Cinco de Mayo, trade your extra gold to benefit the Greenwood School, check out an orchestra concert tonight, and more things to know today.

Five Things to Know Today, May 5

1. Cloudy and 40% rainy - Today there's a chance of showers in the forecast, mainly between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. High temperatures today will be around 53.

2. Today in Wakefield sports - Some games from yesterday have been pushed onto today:

  • Boys varsity tennis plays Melrose at 3:30 p.m. at home
  • Girls varsity tennis plays Melrose at 3:30 p.m. @ Melrose
  • Boys varsity baseball plays Stoneham at 3:4 p.m. at home 
  • Girls varsity softball plays Stoneham at 3:45 p.m. at home
  • Girls varsity lacrosse plays Lexington at 4 p.m. at home

3. Budget questions? There will be a Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Information session tonight at 7:30 p.m. at . Budget information from the town can be found here.

4. Got extra gold laying around? Trade it for cash, and support the Greenwood Elementary School at from 3 - 8 p.m. today. Gold prices are high right now, selling for more than $1,500/ounce. Gold Party Specialists, will hand you cash on site for your unwanted gold.

5. Play that funky music - orchestra? Check out the Wakefield High String Ensemble and the Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Strings tonight at the grade 7-12 Orchestra Night Concert held tonight at 7 p.m. in the Galvin Auditorium. 

Patch bonus: And it's Cinco De Mayo. If you're looking to celebrate locally, the Fat Cactus on Route 1 North in Lynnfield promises live music all day, and prizes like a free trip to Key West. Sounds like a party! [Just ignore the fact there was a here last weekend.]

For more of what's going on in Wakefield today, check our events listings. Don't see your event or know of one we missed? Add it yourself!

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