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5 Things February 26 in Easton: Council on Aging Book Club at Ames Free Library

A look at what is happening around Easton today.

1. Council on Aging Book Club at Ames Free Library

Today at 1 p.m.: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Join the COA Book Club on the fourth Tuesday of the month for a lively discussion on classic and contemporary works of both fiction and non-fiction, facilitated by Adult and Information Services Librarian Ian Dunbar.

For March & April we will be discussing Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma: a Natural History of Four Meals.

To register, please call the COA at 508-238-3160. All books are available through the library in regular, large print, and audio CD.

2. Tri-County Talkers Toastmasters

Tonight at 7:15 p.m., Tri-County Talker Toastmasters, Club 2685   Center for Nonprofit Management (adjacent to Stonehill College) 16 Belmont Street Easton, MA 02347
Tri-County Talkers would like to invite all interested parties from Easton and surrounding towns to attend a club meeting.  Why should you attend?  By participating in Toastmasters you will become a better communicator, a better listener, you will improve your presentations skills, and increase your self confidence.  Come see firsthand what a Toastmaster meeting can do for you.   Tri-County Talkers Toastmasters meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:15 P.M. sharp at the Center for Nonprofit Management, 16 Belmont Street, Easton, MA 02347.  Please enter by back entrance (Brocktonian Room).      

3. Ellis Paul at OA This Week

Don't forget that Ellis Paul will be live at Oliver Ames High School Wednesday.

This concert is a fundraising event for the Oliver Ames High School Latin travel group. The concert will be held in the Oliver Ames HS auditorium. Doors open at 6:45pm and the concert will start at 7:30pm.

Advance purchase tickets are $15/adult and $10/with valid student ID and can be purchased by credit card at www.oliverames.org

Tickets at the door are $20/adult and $15/student.

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting and one of the top songwriters to emerge out of the fertile Boston folk scene. He has won an unprecedented 14 Boston Music Awards, sung at Fenway Park for the Red Sox, The Boston Garden for the Celtics and even had the mayor of Boston, Thomas M. Menino, proclaim it "Ellis Paul Day in Boston" on July 9th, 2010 when Ellis celebrated his 20th year in making music. His songs are heard in various commercials, documentaries, TV shows and in the soundtracks of blockbuster films. Director Peter Farrelly has called Ellis Paul "a national treasure".

4. Tigers Travel to Falmouth Tonight

State Tourney time begins for the Oliver Ames boys' basketball team tonight. The Tigers will travel to Falmouth for the first round of the Div. 2 State Tournament. For more information, click here.

5. Sequester Effects on Massachusetts

Wondering how an impending sequester could affect you? Click here.

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