5 Things: Pool Opening, Concerts on the Common and Master Plan Workshop

Here's a look at the day ahead for Thursday, June 21.

Today's Forecast: Thursday’s weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Northwest wind between 8 and 10 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. West wind between 3 and 6 mph. Click here for tips on how to stay cool in the heat.

Foxboro YMCA to Open the Spier Family Outdoor Aquatics Center Thursday: On Thursday, just in time for record high temperatures, the Hockomock Area YMCA will be opening the Spier Family Outdoor Aquatics Center with a grand opening ceremony and celebration at the Invensys Foxboro Branch at 67 Mechanic St. The ceremony, which begins at 3 p.m., will include a “short speaking program and recognition of the Spier family,” according to a press release issued to Foxborough Patch. For more information on the opening, .

Thursday’s Public Meeting Schedule: The following meetings will be held in town Thursday.

  • Foxborough’s Capital Improvement Planning will meet at 8 a.m. at the Andrew A. Gala, Jr. Meeting Room, 40 South St. Click here to view the agenda.
  • GATRA Advisory Board will meet at 1 pm. in Taunton at 2 Oak St. Click here to view the agenda.
  • Foxborough’s Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. at 90 N. Carl Annon Ct. Click here to view the agenda.
  • Foxborough’s Planning Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Foxborough High School. Click here to view the agenda.
  • Foxborough’s Planning Board will present its Master Plan at 7 p.m. at Foxborough High School.
  • Foxborough’s Veterans Services Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at Paine School. Click here to view the agenda.

Events at Patriot Place: The following events will be held at Patriot Place Thursday.

  • Baby Pictures at Showcase Cinema de Lux: See the latest movies in a convenient baby friendly setting at a discounted price of $6.
  • Grand Central at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill: Show starts at 9:30 p.m.; This young, 4-man band plays a variety of Top-40 country hits and classics as well as original music of their own.
  • Free Family Summer Camp Workshops at Bass Pro Shops: Head to Bass Pro Shops for a Free S’mores Cookout, Shooting Range, Shooting Arcade, Casting Targets, Free Crafts, Free Photo and more from 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Summer Sensation 2012 - Impact Martial Arts: Designed for children 3 to 7 years old, this class focuses on developing balance, coordination, exercising, focus and listening skills, self-discipline, and respect for adults. Class begins at 11 a.m.

Concerts on the Common: The Foxboro Jaycees’ 21st annual Concerts on the Common series continues Thursday with a performance by Galley Dawgs sponsored by Bay Colony Group. The concert is held from 7 to 9 p.m. on the Common and is free.


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