“Five Things You Need to Know Today” is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Morning showers: There’s a chance of rain this morning, mainly before noon, with the rest of the day cloudy and gradually becoming mostly sunny, according to the National Weather Service. The day’s high will be around 51 degrees and the low around 30.
2. Meet the candidates: The League of Women Voters of Needham will host a tonight from 7-10 p.m. at . Come hear from the candidates in Needham’s two contested races—for selectman and for park and recreation commissioner—as well as others running uncontested in the April 10 Town Election. There will be an informal meet-and-greet from 7-7:30 p.m., with the presentations to begin at 7:30 p.m. This program is free and open to all.
3. State rep. office hours: will be at the today from 10:45 a.m. to noon and at the from 5:30-7 p.m. to meet with constituents and discuss any issues of concern. No appointment is necessary; just drop by. Contact Garlick with questions or concerns at any time at 617-722-2430 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Community walk: To celebrate , the town’s public health and park and recreation departments are sponsoring a series of neighborhood walks . Meet at 4 p.m. at the tennis courts on Ellis Street for today’s walk. The walk is one mile. For information, call Park and Recreation at 781-455-7521 or the Health Department at 781-455-7500 ext. 258.
5. Calling all artists: The Needham Art Association is looking for local artists and musicians to participate in their annual on Saturday, June 9 on the . Artists may exhibit and sell their work and are encouraged to do live demonstrations for visitors. Needham artists can participate at no cost; out-of-town artists may participate for a $20 fee. For more information, contact email@example.com or visit www.needarts.org.