Five Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. This week our Readers’ Choice Best of Patch poll is: Best Sporting Goods. Where do you buy your sneakers? How about your fishing polls? Your surfboards? Vote for your favorite place and then go to Patch Places and give your nominee a review.
2. There is a for MV Little League Golf today at . This is a golf tournament fundraiser for Martha's Vineyard Little Leagues, 12-year-old Tournament Team that is Traveling to Aberdeen, MD the First week in August. Make your own Foursome or they can match you up. Drinks and Snacks will be provided on the course. $125 per player. 10 am tee time.
3. There are Stories and Songs for all ages at the this morning. 10:30 am. For information, call 508-645-3360.
4. a nonprofit that focuses on wildlife research, monitoring and mentoring, is looking for volunteers. BiodiversityWorks’ mission is to promote conservation of biodiversity through wildlife research and monitoring while providing opportunities for people to engage in hands-on nature study. Volunteers are needed for current projects including research on river otters, kingfishers and swallows and monitoring and protecting nesting shorebirds. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit biodiversityworksmv.org
5. Learn more about the Massachusetts Estuaries Projects at the tonight. Take part in a Q&A session with representatives of the MEP. Held by the Squibnocket Pond District Advisory Committee. 5 pm - 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 508-645-3199.