Lucy the R.E.A.D. Dog to Visit Needham Public Library

Thursday, Dec. 4

1. Weather

Today will be mostly cloudy with patchy fog. There is a 50 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Temperature highs will be in the lower 50s. Southeast winds will be 5 to 10 mph. Tonight there is a 70 percent chance of rain. The near steady temperature will be in the upper 40s. Southwest winds will be 5 to 10 mph.

2. Meetings

4 p.m.: West Suburban Veterans District

3. Needham Public Library events

10 to 11 a.m.: Lucy the R.E.A.D. Dog

4. Event highlight

The Walker Trieschman Institute is proud to present Harvard Professor Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., as the next featured speaker in the ongoing Distinguished Author Series. Dr. Kindlon will speak from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Roche Center on Walker's Needham campus at 1968 Central Ave., Needham. A professor in the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Dan Kindlon is a clinical and research psychologist specializing in behavioral problems of children and adolescents. In over 20 years of clinical practice - consisting of psychotherapy, neuropsychological evaluation and school consultation - Dr. Kindlon has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of emotional problems, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys. To register, go to walkerschool.org/authorseries. Teachers can earn 1.5 PDPs by attending this lecture, and social workers can earn 1.5 CEUs. Registration fee is $20 for non-Walker teachers/social workers.

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