1. High of 59ºF and low of 46ºF predicted for today, along with a breezy day and a partly cloudy evening. The National Weather Service says that wind should peak around 37 mph.
2. There is a lot of wildlife in these parts, and if you want to get closer to it, make sure you're on , which begins early today: 7:30 a.m. They're leaving from the , and by Dr. Robert Petersen will fill you in on the birds you can spot. Bring binoculars if you have them.
3. Come for a safari, without leaving your seat when photographer and world traveler Barry Pell brings you his at . The slide show, “East Africa – Birthplace of Mankind” begins at 2 p.m. Please RSVP to Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589, as space is limited.
4. , when she stops by the tonight. She is stopping by between 4 and 5 p.m. tonight, in Hunneman Hall. If you want to get a glimpse into her work, check out her Tumblr site.
5. What do chameleons and soldiers have in common? Camouflage. Tonight, MIT professor " and tell a little about how the natural defense mechanism has changed into a necessary military technology. Free chat, starts at 7 p.m.