“Five Things You Need to Know Today” is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Warm and sunny: Today will be mostly sunny with a light wind, according to the National Weather Service. High: 87; Low: 70.
2. Drop-in storytime: Drop by the today at 10 a.m. for . This free program is geared toward ages 5 and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
3. Knitting group: The meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:45 p.m. at the Needham Free Public Library. All levels of knitters are welcome. There are annual dues of $20 per knitter to help defray costs.
4. Get thrifty: The is open today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Stop by to find deals on “new to you” clothing and small household items. Customers should use the entrance to the left side of the building.
5. Candidates' debate: Tonight at 7 p.m., the Democratic candidates for the Governor's Council, Second District will in nearby Natick, at the . Come hear what candidates Brian Clinton, Robert Jubinville, and Bart Timilty have to say. The winner of the Sept. 6 primary will face Republican candidate Earl Sholley in November.