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5 Things, Feb. 16-17: Rebel Hoop Classic, Footlighters and Snowshoeing

Be sure to check here for useful information about what is going on in Walpole this weekend.

1. Walpole Public Schools on February Vacation

Saturday marks the first day of February vacation for Walpole Public Schools. Students will go back to school Monday, Feb. 25. To view the 2012-13 school calendar click here.

2. Walpole Footlighters Present: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

From the Footlighters website:

Inspired by Neil Simon's early career experience as a junior jokesmith (along with his brother Danny) for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar/Jackie Gleason-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon's alter ego Lucas Brickman. Brickman maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting, and wacky antics that take place in the writers' room. At the plot's core is Max's ongoing battles with NBC executirves who fear his humor is too sophisticated for Middle America.

3. Snowshoeing Clinic at Bird Park Saturday

Interested in learning the basics of snowshoeing? The Trustees of Reservations are co-sponsoring snowshoe clinics at Bird Park with Eastern Mountain Sports this winter – if the weather cooperates and brings us more snow.

The clinic in Walpole will be held Feb. 16 beginning at 10 a.m.

Participants will meet at the Pleasant St. parking lot where they will be given instruction on snowshoeing basics. Participants must pre-register by contacting the Park Manager at 508-668-6136 or birdpark@ttor.org.

Snowshoes will be available for participants to use. The event is free for ages 8 and up. Space is limited.

4. Rebel Hoop Classic This Weekend

The Walpole boys basketball team will be hosting the Rebel Hoop Classic Sunday at the high school. The Rebels will be taking on Xaverian at 7:45 p.m.

5. Weekend Weather

According to the National Weather Service, Walpole could see 2-4 inches of snow beginning Saturday night into early Sunday. NOAA has issued a winter storm watch for this weekend.

Heather Waite February 16, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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