FIVE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY: Oompah Loompah Alert and More
Tickets are on sale for the upcoming Somerville High School production of “Willy Wonka: The Musical,” and more news for today.
Today is Wednesday Jan. 19.
Weather Service warns it could be icy on roads and sidewalks:
With temperatures at or nearly below freezing today—and another mixed day or rain (first) and then snow—the National Weather warns that untreated roads and walkways could have dangerous ice patches. Once again, drive and tread carefully.
Urgent call from Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services:
Get ready for Ginger Explosion:
It’s back. Ginger Explosion, a one-night festival of feisty, ginger-inspired food returns for a second year to Somerville on Wednesday Jan. 26 (6:30-8:30 p.m.). Stop by P.A.’s Lounge to sample gingery treats both sweet and savory prepared by area restaurants. Wash them down with a complimentary ginger cocktail (are you getting the theme?). Proceeds benefit ArtsUnion and tickets are just $13. Details here.
Expand your mind—or just learn to ballroom dance:
Ever wanted to learn African drumming, woodworking, Spanish or more? The winter course catalog for Somerville Adult Evening School is now up online and registration for these bargain classes is under way. Check back for our full story later today.
Oompah Loompah Alert!
On February 3-5, Somerville High School presents Willy Wonka the Musical featuring a full crew of oompah loompahs played by students from the grade schools. Get your tickets now online or at upcoming events. Details here.
Looking for more things to do in Somerville? Be sure to check our Events calendar here.