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Five Things You Need to Know Today, Aug. 19

There is a chance of afternoon rain and thunderstorms today.

Five Things You Need to Know Today, Aug. 19 Five Things You Need to Know Today, Aug. 19

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, Aug. 19. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Rain and sun: Looks like another day of changing weather. According to the National Weather Service we can expect a chance of shower and thunderstorms in the afternoon, mostly after 1 p.m. Otherwise it will be mostly sunny with a high temperature near 85 degrees. 
  • Needle talk: The  is hosting the monthly  today from 10 to 11:45 a.m. This club offers participants a chance to learn, share, and motivate one another in the art of knitting.
  • Theater night: Burlington Center for the Arts is holding its inaugural musical theatre event with a production of "" at 7:30 tonight. The musical will be performed at 6 Lexington Street and the cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. 
  • Healthy living: The , 61 Center St. is holding a "" exercise program for people 55 years and older at 9:15 a.m. today. This class will teach participants methods to live life to the fullest and have fun while strength training, balancing, moving and stretching. 
  • Norm!: On this day in 1993 the highly-popular sitcom "Cheers" ran it's final episode following an 11-year run on NBC. The show followed the trials, tribulations and petty problems of the regulars of a Boston-based bar. Though it was almost cancelled during  the first season due to low rating, Cheers eventually became one of the highest-rated shows in the United States, coming out in the top 10 for eight of it's 11 seasons. And that, as Cliff Clavin would say, is a "little known fact."

For more things to do today, check out our  Events page.


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