Thursday, May 9, 2013
Find out what else is happening Thursday, May 9 in Melrose.
Here is the 5 Things column for Thursday, May 9 in Melrose: 1. Local meetings: Take a look at municipal meetings slated for Thursday, according to the city website: 2. Library activity: Here is a look at a library program scheduled for Thursday at Melrose Public Library, according to the library website: 3. Open mic night at Ab Fab: Sign-up begins at 7 p.m. Thursday and music starts at 7:30 p.m. at Absolutely Fabulous. 4. Meditation at the Y: There is a Meditation for Beginners class slated for 7 p.m. Thursday at the YMCA. The cost is $30. 5. In case you missed it: Whole Foods Market is expected to open sometime before late September, according to a company spokesperson. Use Melrose Patch to connect with your neighbors:
Friday, April 5, 2013
Find out more about the eight-week fitness training planned for April.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Melrose Family YMCA will be getting new spin bikes at the end of January.
The Melrose Family YMCA will be getting new spin bikes at the end of January, according to a press statement. The bikes are the Keiser M3+ series, which are the latest edition to the Keiser bike line, reads the statement. Members can register for spin classes listed on the Metro North YMCA website or by calling the Welcome Center at 781-665-4360. The YMC offers more than 40 free group exercise classes weekly, including yoga, TRX, Zumba, and Tabata, according to the statement. "These group exercise classes have helped promote healthy living within the Melrose community and are intended to help you keep a balance of spirit, mind, and body," reads the statement. For more information, contact the Welcome Center at 781-665-4360 or email YMCA …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Pizza party at Hesseltine Park; Family Fitness Friday with MBC; Common Ground Teen Center open tonight.
1) As I shout it to the blue summer sky: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) And I mean no anchovies. You put anchovies on this thing and you're in big trouble, OK? Sorry Mikey, I actually like anchovies. It's Pizza Party Friday at Hesseltine Park today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Starting at noon, the Recreation Department will be serving up dollar slices of pizza and cold drinks (also a buck). There will also be fun free events and activities at the park, along with a supervised bounce house. 3) We can work it out: Bring your kids 5 and up down to Fred Green Field tonight at 7 p.m. for Family …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Teen center open tonight; food pantry open today; stuff to do this weekend.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) Weather: Sunny, with a high near 86. (Note: compiled in advance of this week. For most up-to-date forecast, check the National Weather Service.) 2) Common Ground Teen Center tonight: Common Ground will be open at the YMCA for teens in grades 6-9 from 7-10 p.m., $3 fee for entry. 3) Food pantry open: A Servant's Heart Food Pantry at Faith Evangelical Church is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 4) Stuff to do this week: If you don't have plans, don't forget to check out our Get Out weekend planner and our calendar for more. Also during the summer, each Friday we'll bring you three getaway events from Cape Cod and the Islands, Rhode Island and Seacoast New Hampshire. …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Also discovered missing on Monday morning were a coinbox and a camera, according to Melrose Police.
Melrose Police are investigating an apparent burglary at the YMCA on Main Street. At 4:36 a.m. on Monday morning, YMCA employees reported a possible breaking and entering to Melrose Police. According to Melrose Police Lt. Mark DeCroteau, the employees stated they were opening up for the day when they noticed a laptop normally at the lobby desk was missing. Also discovered missing was a flat screen television mounted to the wall in the gym area, a coinbox and a computer camera, DeCroteau said. A computer on the floor had been knocked over. Melrose Police are continuing an investigation, DeCroteau said.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Rabbit rabbit. MHS graduation tonight; what to do this weekend; Common Ground Teen Center open.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) Oh such a perfect day: ... for an outdoor high school graduation. Sunny, with a high near 70. East wind between 9 and 13 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind between 7 and 9 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) It is unimaginably hard to do this—to stay conscious and alive in the adult world, day in and day out. Which means yet another grand cliche turns out to be true: Your education really is the job of a lifetime. And it commences ... now. I wish you way more than luck: The Melrose High School Class of 2012 graduates tonight at 6 p.m. on Fred Green Field, and the previous quote and link is my gift to you graduates. It's 22-minutes …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Ken Reid is slated to perform Saturday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the YMCA, 820 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.
There have been studies showing that laughing can lead to a longer and healthier life. If that's the case, get your laugh on when Melrose native and current Stoneham comedian Ken Reid takes the stage at the YMCA in Cambridge on Saturday. Reid, who has been involved in the Boston-area comedy scene for nearly eight years, is set to perform his one-man show called "Shirt Tales" at the YMCA, 820 Massachusetts Ave., at 7 p.m. May 19. “This will be the fourth time I've had the chance to do this show in this format,” Reid said. “This is my longest show where I use Power-Point and other multi-media to tell stories about my life growing up in the area. I use my ridiculously huge tee-shirt collection as the guidelines for each story.” Reid, who is …
Friday, February 3, 2012
YMCA open gym night; worst cell reception spot in Melrose.
Get Melrose Patch each morning in your inbox with our daily newsletter! 1) Sunny, with a high near 37 today. North wind between 9 and 11 mph. Tonight, increasing clouds, with a low around 25. West wind between 6 and 9 mph. 2) The YMCA Gymnastics Center open gym night is tonight at 6 p.m., free for members and $10 for non-member families. Take the whole family to tumble and practice balance and coordination. 3) Worst cell reception spot in Melrose? No comments yet on this poll—although a previous discussion on our Facbeook page exploded. Remember you can sign into Melrose Patch with your Facebook account, so head on over, vote in the poll and tell us your cell service provider in the comments. 4) Today's specials around Melrose: 5) Here's …
Friday, November 25, 2011
Work off that Thanksgiving dinner with dodgeball or a walk around Stone Zoo.
Check the traffic out there before heading out the door! Today is Friday, Nov. 25—58 years ago today, "The Mousetrap," a murder-mystery written by the novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opened in London and would go on to become the longest continuously running play in history—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Warm it up: Sunny with a high near 59 today. Mostly clear, with a low around 42. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Dodgeball Red vs. Blue: Wow. That's intense. For a more family-friendly dodgeball game, report your team to the YMCA's Main Street gym by 1:30 p.m. today and check-in at the officials' table to join in the "Stuffed with Turkey Family Dodgeball Tournament." There's an adult division…