Festival Trees to Feature Pajama Storytime

Friday, Dec. 13

1. Weather

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind will be 13 to 16 mph. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind will be 7 to 10 mph.

2. Wellesley Free Library events

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: LEGO Winter Village

10:30 to 11 a.m.: Hills BookBabies!

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Stories and Craft

4 to 4:45 p.m.: Kids Read

3. Event highlight

Pajama Storytime will take place 6 p.m. at The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St., Wellesley as part of Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Festival of Trees. Caterpillar Club leader and children’s garden educator Kathi Gariepy will read classic Christmas stories while staff and volunteers dress in winter pajamas. All attendees are welcome to do the same. Bring the whole family to enjoy the holiday setting of 70 decorated trees, take a chance to win a tree in the raffle, and enjoy holiday stories read by an expert. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult admittance is $8, kids 11 and under are admitted free. For more information visit http://www.masshort.org/Festival-of-Trees.

4. Today in history…

2003 - Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit (see Operation Red Dawn).

5. In case you missed it…

The products recalled this week include flat-screen televisions, carpets and children's lamps. Here's information about six of the items recalled this week.


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