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1. Holiday lights recycling is still available! Click here for more information.
2. Norwood High Schools students will have about 50 pieces of artwork on display at the Artist's Studio and Gallery in Patriot Place (next to the Dunkin Donuts and near Gamestop) for the weekend of Jan. 25-27. There will be an opening reception at the gallery with free food on Saturday from 1-3 p.m.
3. The MMAS Black Box Theater of Mansfield brings the award-winning musical Next To Normal - written by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt - to the Norwood Theatre for three performances this weekend. The six member cast includes Sheila and Kelly Newton, Nicholas Paridiso, Steve Shannon, Nicholas Connell and Nathan Lamont under the direction of Kelly Warriner. Music Direction by Rob Goldman. Tickets are available by calling 781-551-9000 or visiting www.norwoodstage.com and prices are $23-$27.
4. Tickets to the 3rd Annual Father Daughter Dance are on sale at the Civic Center. The dance is Saturday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m., only $10 per couple. Dancing, light refreshments and a photo booth make this event a crowd favorite each year.
5. Cold temperatures are in store for Norwood this week - check out the forecast here, and stay warm!