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5 Things for Aug. 29: Newcomers Night at FHS, Patriots Rookie Haircuts, Trader Joes Gift Cards and More

Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: A sunny Wednesday is in the forecast, new students to visit Foxborough High School and a chance to win Trader Joes gift cards before it opens at Patriot Place on Sept. 7.

Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section!

1. Expect a Sunny Wednesday in Foxborough with a High Near 74

Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 7 to 11 mph. Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

2. Newcomers Night at Foxborough High School

With six days until the first day of school in Foxborough, new students at are welcome to stop by from 6 to 8 p.m. for Newcomers Night.

3. New England Patriots Rookies Sport New Looks at Annual Kickoff Gala

The New England Patriots rookies were sporting some unique hairdos at the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation’s annual Kickoff Gala Monday night at Gillette Stadium. Rookies were “initiated” by their veteran teammates, who welcomed them to the Patriots and the NFL with outrageous haircuts. View the photo gallery above for a look at some of the hairstyles from the evening.

4. Events:

  • 3 to 4 p.m. - Kidville Krafts: Join Kidsville for free summer crafts and discounted playspace rates.
  • 7 p.m. - Live Music at Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro: Welcome Mike Higgins to the Tastings’ music series stage.
  • 8 p.m. - Kip Moore at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill: His country music artist just released his debut album in April 2012 featuring hit singles such as “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck” and “Marry Was the Marrying Kind.”
  • 8 p.m. - The New England Revolution host KIDS NIGHT OUT: Working closely with philanthropic partners in the community, the New England Revolution Foundation will provide thousands of Revolution game tickets to local organizations that benefit inner city, at-risk, and disadvantaged youth.
  • 8 p.m. - New England Revolution vs. Chivas USA: Come see the New England Revolution take on Chivas USA at Gillette Stadium.
  • 9:30 p.m. - Digger Dawg at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill: This band offers a high-energy show of the ultimate in country, rock and blues. Digger Dawg was honored with a tour overseas to the troops in 2008 in Kuwait and Iraq.

5. Win a Trader Joes Gift Card for its Patriot Place Opening

Click here to enter to win a $100 gift card to Trader Joes for its grand opening at Patriot Place in Foxborough on Sept. 7. Doors open at 8 a.m.

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