5 Things You Need to Know Today: November 10
The 24th Annual West Roxbury-Roslindale Kiwanis Auction at the Elks will take place at 6 p.m
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- The 24th Annual West Roxbury-Roslindale Kiwanis Auction at the Elks will take place at 6 p.m. There will be lots of good food, laughs, more laughs and great live and silent auction items. Admission is $20 and can be purchased at the door or from any West Roxbury/Roslindale Kiwanis members.
- Tonight West Roxbury Saves Energy presents an information session about this City of Boston initiative, Renew Boston, which offers eligible Bostonians no-cost energy-efficiency home upgrades up to $3,500 and includes insulation, air sealing, water-saving devices, high-efficiency light bulbs, and more. Most Boston residents qualify. Don't wait, sign up now for your free home energy assessment and upgrades. 7 p.m. at the West Roxbury Library.
- Yesterday about 15 West Roxbury senior citizens, Ethos and AgeWell West Roxbury personnel, joined more than 3000 protesters yesterday at the Wang Center for a rally against federal cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
- Friday is Veterans Day and West Roxbury is the place to be this year. There are three big events: The German Centre for Extended Care will dedicate their Wall of Honor. This is a pictorial and narrative exhibit of members of the Deutsches Altenheim community who served in the Armed Forces of the US. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. and the dedication is scheduled from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; The Gardens at Gethsemane is hosting the First Annual American Flag Retirement Ceremony to be held on to help organize with the community to implement this important practice to respect our flag at 11:30 a.m.; and Rolling Thunder, MA Chapter 1 will convene at Millennium Park at 2:45 p.m. They will then ride their motorcycles down the VFW Parkway to Baker Street, reaching their destination, the Gardens at Gethsemane, to dedicate a bench and boulder with a black granite plaque inserted, calling attention to POW-MIA issues. The dedication of the reflecting park will begin at 3 p.m., right next to the Garden of Honor Veterans area at the cemetery. Joe D'Entremont, President of MA Chapter 1 invites all motorcycle riders to join them.
- Also some deals on Veterans Day include: free acupuncture treatments for veterans at Eastern Sun Acupuncture, and at Seek Books veterans will get a 25% discount.