Today is Thursday, Nov. 15. Here are five things you need to know:
1.) Arlington Superintendent Kathleen Bodie will be evaluated by the School Committee tonight in open session. Bodie’s evaluation begins at 7:20 p.m. and is expected to last two hours, according to the committee’s agenda. The committee meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. It’s in the School Committee Room on the sixth floor of Arlington High School.
2.) Tonya the Dragon Lady will be at Artbeat from 4-6 p.m. today. Kids of all ages are invited to color a dragon or make their own dragon designs. The event’s free. Complete details.
3.) From the town: Community Collection Day Saturday, Nov. 17: Saturday, Nov. 17, is Community Collection Day at the Arlington DPW Yard, 51 Grove St. The semi-annual drop-off event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Residents can drop off a variety of home items to be recycled, including CRTs ($10 per unit), bikes, books, confidential papers (first two boxes shredded for free), small electric items such as hair dryers and toasters (no large appliances, microwave disposal free this day only), clothing, old sneakers and more. Additional details will be provided at arlingtonma.gov/recycle.
4.) From the town: Bike Path Closures Friday, Nov. 16, and Monday, Nov. 19: Weather permitting sections of the Minuteman bike path will be closed between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday and Monday for paving repairs. The general locations for repairs are from the Lexington town line to Mill Street, from Linwood Street to Lake Street, and a small section by Alewife Station. Please observe “Do Not Enter” signs and seek alternative routes around these work areas during these times. All modes of travel (pedestrian, bicycles) will not be allowed in work areas.
5.) Today should be mostly sunny with a high near 43, according to the National Weather Service.