Five Things You Need to Know Today: October 6
What are your plans for the day? We've got an author coming to town, a chance to get involved in the town government, folk music at EPOCH and a chance to make scarecrows.
- The National Weather Service report for Brookline indicates that today will be sunny, 60ºF, and pretty nice. The evening will cool off to 39ºF and get partly cloudy.
- EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place will host their Folk concert with David LaFleur at 3:30 p.m. LaFleur is a 20-year veteran of the folk scene, and will entertain with a mix of folk and blues, all acoustic. RSVP to Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589, as space is limited.
- Fall is here, Halloween around the corner, and Allandale Farm is going to help you make some new friends. Scarecrow-Making Workshops are today at 3:30 pm, and will run you $15. Scarecrows love hand-me-downs, so bring a long-sleeved shirt and pants in childs sizes.
- Warrant Article 7 handles the sale of tobacco in pharmacies and other medical facilities. Tonight, there is an Advisory Board Meeting to Discuss Warrant Article 7. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Brookline Town Hall. If you have an opinion about the article, come to the meeting for more information.
- Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha in the Attic" is a story about "picture brides" brought over from Japan nearly a century ago. Her previous novel, "When the Emperor was Divine" been compared favorably to "To Kill a Mockingbird," and at 7 p.m., she will be at the Brookline Booksmith.