Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 29
Jam with a Readers' Choice poll winner, talk about the warrant articles, or follow an unfolding comedy: Five things for Brookline today.
1. 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon, according to the National Weather Service. High of 47ºF and low of 33ºF predicted throughout the day. Evening should be partly cloudy.
2. Learn a little about our Patch Best Childcare poll winners, and jam with the kids at Jammin' With You: A Program Open House. The Diane K. Trust Center for Early Education at Temple Ohabei is hosting the event today, at their Beacon Street location at 10:30 a.m.
3. At the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, the Selectmen discussed a selection of warrant articles for the upcoming town meeting. The Administration and Finance Subcommittee is having a Public Hearing on Articles 1, 3, 4, 5, 6. At 6:30 p.m., at the Brookline Town Hall, they'll discuss Article 1: Appointment of Measurers of Wood and Bark; Article 3 Annual Authorization of Compensating Balance Agreements; Article 4 Report on the Close-out of Special Appropriations / Bond Authorization Rescission; Article 5 Approval of Unpaid Bills of a Prior Fiscal Year; and Article 6 Acceptance of Legislation to Increase Property Tax Exemptions.
4. When Hardcastle, a man of substance, aims to set his daughter up with his friend's son--Marlow. With the help of a playboy, Lumpkin, Marlow mistakes the Hardcastles for inkeepers, and gets off on the wrong food. It's a series of misunderstandings that make up the National Theatre Live presentation of "She Stoops To Conquer," which runs at 7 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre. Tickets run $20.00
5. Brookline Booksmith hosts both Heidi Julavits, editor of "Believe" magazine and author of "The Vanishers," and Ben Marcus" author of "The Flame Alphabet. They're coming for an evening of new knockout novels.