Five Things You Need to Know Today: November 3
Walk through the Pacific Crest trail, get your flu shots, or catch the Boston Jewish Film Festival.
- Sunny, highs of 56ºF during the day, and then partly cloudy, and 39ºF in the evening, so says the National Weather Service report for Brookline.
- 2011 Brookline Community Flu Clinics begin at 10 a.m. at the Council on Aging on Winchester Street. There are also clinics on Nov. 6 at Baker School, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov. 9, Devotion School, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Nov. 30, at the Brookline Health Department, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- The Boston Jewish Film Festival is continuing tonight with a selection of films at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. They are showing "Yolande: An Unsung Heroine" and "Writing as I Should" at 2 p.m. Tickets will run $6. At 6 p.m., the Festival is also showing Paul Goodman Changed My Life, for which tickets are $11.
- What happens when a city girl hikes the Pacific Crest Trail?That's exactly what Ann O'Regan did, and will show in her "Walking Wilderness" slide show, as she talks about her trip on that rambling tale. At 7 p.m., she'll be at the Brookline High School. Pay $6 to get in.
- "The 50-Year Journey from Racial Imbalance Bill to Race To The Top" is a conversation that Dr. Joseph Cronin, renowned educator and author of “Reforming Boston Schools, 1930 to Present, Overcoming Corruption and Racial Segregation;" Dr. Robert Sperber, Superintendent of Brookline Schools from 1964 to 1982, and Dr. Doreen Wilkinson will have at 7 p.m. at the Brookline Booksmith.