Monday, July 2, 2012
Wayland has plenty of fun in the water options, from the Wayland Town Pool to the Wayland Town Beach.
This information was provided in a press release from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. As the Independence Day holiday approaches and families enjoy time together in pools across the country, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is sharing some sobering statistics on the number of drownings during previous July 4 holidays. CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum is reminding parents and caregivers of pool safely during upcoming pool parties and celebrations with family and friends. “Along with fireworks, spending time in the pool is a traditional July 4th activity for many families,” Tenenbaum said. “Child drownings are a preventable tragedy, so we encourage all families who are planning to spend time in pools and spas over …
Monday, July 4, 2011
It's a holiday, which has various implications beyond just taking the day off.
1. First and foremost: Happy Fourth of July! Enjoy your holiday time off with your family and friends or just enjoying some "me" time. 2. As you head out to enjoy the day, remember to stay safe. Leave the fireworks to the professionals and arm yourself with these things you need to know about Lyme disease should outdoor time be in your plans for the day. 3. If you're looking for a last minute recipe to prepare for that afternoon picnic or barbecue, browse the archive of our West-of-Boston Recipe Swap column or just reference our Patch Picks of picnic-friendly recipes from that column. 4. Wayland as a town doesn't have much on tap for today, but nearby Sudbury has a road race, a model airplane demonstration and a patriotic parade. Don't be …
Saturday, July 2, 2011
You can go swimming Monday in a couple of places around town, but banks, libraries and post offices are not options.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Restaurants, bars: Open at owners' discretion, but many in Wayland are closed, including: Convenience stores: Open Supermarkets: Open Retail stores: Open at owners' discretion. Liquor stores: Open City, Town, State and Federal offices and facilities: Closed. This includes the Wayland Town Building, the Wayland Public Library (closed July 2-4), schools and the Post Office (express mail will be delivered). Only emergency services are available. Financial Services: Banks and the stock markets in the United States will be closed. Some international markets are open. Some banks may open certain branch offices – often those inside supermarkets. Source: Mass.gov
Friday, July 1, 2011
Here are some nearby fireworks displays to keep you ooo'ing and aah'ing all weekend.
When looking for things to do in town on for the Fourth of July this weekend, Wayland residents might wonder where to catch a great display of that staple Independence Day activity: Fireworks. Several nearby communities will be hosting fireworks displays as part of their festivites this weekend. Saturday, July 2 Sunday, July 3 Monday, July 4
You're just a workday away from a holiday weekend. You can do it!
1. This is just your reminder that the Wayland Public Library is closing up shop for the holiday weekend. Stop in today to stock up on your three-day weekend reading. 2. Given that this happens to be a popular weekend for fireworks, allow us to remind you (via the Massachusetts Office of Public Safety and Security and the Wayland Fire Department's page on Facebook) to leave the explosives to the professionals. 3. Since it isn't a good idea to celebrate with fireworks at your own house, check out this week's Get Out column for festivities in the area. 4. Holiday weekends generally involve food, so here is this week's Patch Picks column featuring our own food columnist Amy Simmons' picnic-friendly recipes. 5. And last but not lease, U.S. …