Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Friday, Oct. 7. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Sunny Fall day: It looks like a nice, but chilly, Autumn day today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect sunny skies with a high temperature near 59 degrees. Mostly clear tonight with a low around 43.
- Author visit: Rick Rioardan, New York Times bestselling author of the 'Percy Jackson and the Olympians' series, will be at , 98 Middlesex Tpke for a . Pre-order a copy of his newest book "Son of Neptune" to get wristband for the event.
- Baby books: The is hosting a for newborns to children 18 months old at 11 a.m. this morning. Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books, songs and puppets that help build brain power.
- "Like" us today: Did you know that Burlington Patch has a Facebook page? We post updates throughout the day and invite friends to comment on links, pictures and stories. Join in the conversation by "liking" our page by clicking here. We are close to 400 followers, let's see if we can get to that this week!
- Bond, James Bond: On this day in 1983, Sean Connery reprised his role as British Secret Service Agent 007 in the film Never Say Never Again. Connery played James Bond in five different movies including Goldfinger and From Russia With Love. Born in Scotland, Connery was later knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2000.