“Five Things You Need to Know Today” is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Sunny: Today will be sunny and clear, according to the National Weather Service. High: 77, Low: 54.
2. Storytime: Bring children ages 5 and under to the today at 10 a.m. for . This program is free, with no registration required. Note: The Needham Library will be closed from Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day weekend.
3. Shopping day: The Thrift Shop is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Stop by on clothing for men, women and children as well as small household items. Customers should use the entrance to the left side of the building.
4. Nominate a great kid: Needham Youth Services' RAY of Hope award (Recognize A Youth) is a monthly recognition of a youth who is giving back to the community and is a role model for his or her peers. The program has no age limit—kindergarten through high school are eligible. To nominate a youth, download a form online at www.needhamma.gov/youth/ray or pick up a form at the Needham Youth Services office on the lower floor of .
5. Chamber directory update: If you've been thinking about joining the Newton-Needham Chamber—or if your membership has expired—be sure to sign up or renew before this Friday Aug. 31 to receive a free listing in the Chamber’s annual membership directory. Current members should review their membership profile online by Friday Aug. 31 to make sure the listing information is up-to-date. For help reviewing a profile or information about membership, contact Karen Ficcardi at 617-244-5300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.