Five Things You Need to Know Today: October 10

Language research, baby-wearing support, and a witty look at political discourse.

1. The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of showers today and tonight--20 percent to 40 percent, respectively. Otherwise, you can expect today to be mostly cloudy with a high of 62ºF and a low of 43ºF.

2. Sign up for the Patch newsletter! Want to stay updated with all the news going on in Brookline? Sign up for our email newsletters. You can sign up for our daily newsletter, and get the latest headlines in your inbox every morning. You can also receive news alerts. 

3. If you've got a baby on the way, or aren't really sure how to use a baby carrier that you have, then the Boston Babywearers is here to lend a hand. The Boston Babywearers Monthly Meeting starts today at 10 a.m. in Cambridge, at 84 Massachusetts Ave

4. At the Booksmith tonight at 7 p.m. Elinor Lipman is presenting 140-character excerpts from her new book "Tweet Land of Liberty." She is also bringing a whole cast of friends with her, including Anita Shreve, Wally Lamb, Stephen McCauley, William Martin, Chris Castellani, Sebastian Stuart, Mameve Medwed, Suzanne Strempeck Shea, Alexandra Marshall, Michael Lowenthal, & Joan Wickersham.

5. A few weeks back, the Brookline Parents participated in research at the BU Language Lab. The lab is looking for more volunteers to Participate in research on child language development. If you are interested, call ahead, (617) 353-3379 to organize an appointment. They are located at 635 Commonwealth Ave


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