"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Rain and clouds: Expect scattered showers and clouds today, with patchy fog before 10:00 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will range from a high around 76 degrees to a low around 62. Showers are possible into the evening as well.
2. Become a friendly visitor: Learn more about the Needham Council on Aging’s at an open house and luncheon today from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the . The program matches up volunteers and seniors for weekly visits to chat, play cards, take a walk or share a snack. RSVP by calling 781-455-7555.
3. Library activities: Children ages 2-6 are invited to drop by the from 4:00-4:45 p.m. for crafts with a “Farm Animals Week” theme. Also today, at 7:30 p.m. hear Bob Begin give a talk on John Paul Jones and his contributions to the cause of the American Revolution.
4. Grant info: Interested in applying for a Needham Cultural Council grant? Attend a grant information session from 6:00-6:30 p.m. at the .
5. Blog about it: We want to hear from you! Whether you enjoy mountain climbing, knitting or watching movies, or have opinions about local politics, national news or parenting techniques, the best way to share those ideas with your friends and neighbors is to blog about it on Needham Patch. Interested? E-mail Editor Becca Manning at Becca.Manning@Patch.com for more information.