Here are five pieces of information designed to get your weekend off to a great start and to help make you the smartest person who has made at least three jokes using a variation of the "The Hunger Games" as they head to lunch with their friends.
1. Your Weekend Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind between 7 and 15 mph. Tonight: A chance of snow, mainly after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming southwest between 6 and 9 mph.
Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
2. It's Happening Today: There is a scheduled for today at 10 a.m. at . Take a minute out of your morning, stop by and give a pint. It literally takes just minutes and you can help save a life.
3. It's Baaaaaaack!: is back and it's bigger and better than ever! This time, Tewksbury's best bands will be taking on bands from throughout the region!
4. It's Also Happening Today: The Tewksbury High girls tennis team is back in action, taking on Wilmington High in Wilmington. The matches start at 3:30 p.m.
5. Reader Comment of the Day: "We worry so much about our children being over weight but they only have gym twice a week. In 7th and 8th grade they only have it for half the year. I would like to see it 3 days a week minimal. Clear their minds and give them some energy for their studies." Reader Gail Connell, commenting on the story, "
And Don't Forget: You can submit questions for the upcoming Tewksbury Patch Selectmen's Debate to firstname.lastname@example.org . The debate is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.