"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Attend a Purim carnival
The Chabad Center of Sharon will hold a Purim program today. At 3 p.m., there will be horse and pony rides, cotton candy, balloons, face painting and prizes. At 4 p.m., there will be a Megillah reading. At 5 p.m., there will be a Purim dinner, magic show and a costume contest. Admission is $5.
2. Attend a spelling bee
The Sharon Education Foundation's 9th annual spelling bee fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. in the Sharon High School gymnasium. The free community event supports the Sharon public schools. Teams will come from local businesses, town offices, parents, teachers, students and other professionals.
3. Attend the Sharon Community Preservation Committee meeting
The Sharon Community Preservation Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sharon Town Offices.
4. Attend a Food Addicts in Recovery meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a Twelve Step program for anyone suffering from food addiction, overeating, bulimia, undereating or food obsession.
Meetings are at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the First Congregational Church of Sharon, 29 North Main St. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome.
5. Attend a concert
Joey G, a crooner who covers Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and other singers, will perform for residents and guests at 2:30 p.m. at , 259 Norwood St.,