Here are five things to know for Thursday, Jan. 3:
1. Frigid temperatures: While it's expected to be sunny on Thursday, temperatures will peak around 24 but the wind will make it feel like it's -5, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. In the evening, temperatures will drop slightly to a low of about 18.
2. Open mic night at Ab Fab: Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. Thursday and music kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Absolutely Fabulous in Melrose.
3. Curb the cravings: Overeaters Anonymous is slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Stoneham Senior Center, 136 Elm St., Stoneham.
4. Get the word out: Interested in advertising on Melrose Patch? Contact Ad Manager Joseph Mastrorio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Traffic updates: Want traffic updates or gas prices in the Melrose region? Take a gander at our Commute section for information.
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