1 The start of Ramadan has been delayed, as the new moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia. Ramadan is the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, and marks the start of the 30-day fast. It is believed Ramadan will now start on Thursday, May 17. It was supposed to have started last night. During the 30 days of Ramadan, practicing Muslims who are able to, are barred from eating between sunrise and sunset. The purpose of the fast is teach Muslims self-restraint, discipline, and generosity.
2. FLYERS in action (weather permitting):
- Framingham High girls and boys outdoor tracks teams will compete in the Bay State Conference meet in Braintree this afternoon.
- Softball hosts Wellesley at 3:45 p.m. at Framingham High
- Boys volleyball hosts Newton North at 4 p.m. in the gym
- Baseball travels to Wellesley for a 3:45 p.m. game against the Raiders
- Girls tennis hosts Wellesley High at 3:45 p.m.
- Boys tennis travels to Wellesley for a 3:45 p.m. match
3 CITY of Framingham meetings:
- Framingham Veterans Council meets at 5:15 p.m. in the Memorial Building
- Framingham Conservation Commission meets at 7 in the Blumer Room in the Memorial Building
- Framingham Community Development Committee meets at 7 in the Memorial Building
- Framingham EDIC meets at 7 in the Memorial Building
- Framingham School Committee meets at 7 at King Elementary School.
4. The Framingham Library is hosting a Royal Wedding tea party and crafts at the Christa McAuliffe Library branch today from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join other royal enthusiasts for hat-making, coloring and of course, a spot of tea. All ages.
5. According to Mayor’s public calendar on the City of Framingham’s website, she plans to attend the School Committee meeting tonight and the Framingham Interfaith Clergy Association Meeting at noon at St. Andrews Episcopal Church