5 Things: Help Project Just Because, 10 Years at the Prana Center
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. Donate to Project Just Because: Hopkinton Teen Alex Kirshy is working on his Eagle Scout project. Kirshy is working with Project Just Because to increase the teen donations. Tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kirshy and other scouts will be on the Hopkinton Town Common collecting clothing and other donations. Check out the events page for a list of what is most needed.
2. Prana Center Celebrates 10 Years: The Prana Center's summer acting program is presenting a show to celebrate their 10th anniversary today at 1:30 p.m. at Holliston High School. The campers chose from their favorite songs from the past 10 years of camp and numbers are from great shows like Legally Blonde, The Wizard of Oz, West Side Story and Bye Bye Birdie.
3. Keegan Bradley: After the first day of play, former Hopkinton High School golfer Keegan Bradley is hanging round at the top of the pack. Bradley finished at -4 and is two shots off the tournament leader; he won the tournament last year. If you missed it last week, Bradley spoke about what coming back to Massachusetts to play in the Labor Day weekend Deutsche Bank Championship means to him.
4. National S’mores Day: You don’t need a campfire to enjoy s’mores any more. Here are some Recipes from Taste of Home: "Give Me S'more" Cake Recipe - Bring a yummy campfire favorite to your table minus the sticky marshmallow fingers. Kids and kids-at-heart will love this new take on the time-honored treat. Recipe submitted by Katie Lemery of Cuddebackville, New York. Make Ahead S’mores – “These are perfect little desserts to keep on hand for when unexpected company drops in," says creator Anne Sherman of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Peanut Butter S’mores – “This is what I depend on when dessert is a last minute thought,” writes recipe creator Lillian K. Julow of Gainesville, Florida.
5. USA Takes Gold Medal Lead: After a great day of competition by American athletes, the United States now leads China by two golds (39-37). The overall medal count was extended to ten also with the United States at 90 and China at 80. The biggest win for the home team came in Women's soccer 2-1 over Japan.