Five Things You Need to Know Today: October 18
Wind down summer, kick off Rocktober, spin some yarns or end Sukkot right, all tonight in Brookline.
- Partly sunny during the day, mostly cloudy at night. Highs of 65ºF and lows around 52ºF. Based on the National Weather Service report for Brookline, that is.
- Summer's winding down, and fall is officially here. Celebrate it with a Slideshow of Summer in New England. A selection of photos from Frank Binder's collection. 2 p.m. at EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place, the free show starts, although you may want to RSVP with Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589.
- Beware the ides of Rocktober! When Brookline Music School's guitar teachers asked their students what they loved about the instrument, they volunteered to show it. Thus, Guitober Rocks Brookline Music School at Coolidge Corner Theatre. Band goes on at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5
- Crafters, do you follow the Yarn Harlot? Well, tonight Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (aka The Yarn Harlot) will be talking about her latest collection "All Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin" 7 p.m., she'll be at the Brookline Booksmith, spinning some yarns about her work, life, and projects.
- As the Jewish holiday Sukkot comes to a close, there are still a few ways to celebrate. Such as Chabad Chai Center's Circus in the Sukkah. When thy say circus, they mean it: performing dogs, clowns, snacks and crafts. Starting at 4:30 p.m., all for $5, up to $25 per family. Alternately, Sukkos Under The Stars: Judaism & Astrology starts at Chabad Center At Chestnut Hill, at about 7:30 p.m. and will run $15. Learn more about your lucky stars, and enjoy some soup to warm the soul.