“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, with mostly clear skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. High: 81, Low: 56.
2. Drop-in crafts: Children ages 2-6 are invited to drop by the today from 4-4:30 p.m. for free craft activities. Today’s theme celebrates authors who were born in the month of September.
3. Registry of Deeds 101: Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell will host an today from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Registry in Dedham. The program is designed to assist the general public and real estate professionals in using the Registry’s new website to research land records. There will be a brief presentation, written reference materials and hands-on exercises. The program is free, but those interested in participating should RSVP to Alicia Gardner at 781-461-6104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Rail trail walk: The Friends of the Needham Rail Trail Greenway will today at 6:30 p.m. on the Needham Heights trail section. This event is free and open to all. Participants should meet at the . Check out the group's website, needhamtrailtrail.org, for more information and for a complete calendar of events.
5. PMC Teen Ride: Know a teen who’s looking for a fun way to earn community service hours, or just wants to support a great cause? The Needham-based Pan-Mass Challenge is holding a new on Oct. 13 at The Hale Reservation in Westwood. The ride is open to ages 13-18 and will raise funds for the Jimmy Fund, to support adult and pediatric cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The teen ride was started by youths from nearby Wellesley. The registration fee is $10, with a suggested fundraising minimum of $100 per rider. Register now at www.kids.pmc.org/tmbr.aspx. Learn more by emailing email@example.com or calling 781-449-5300.