5 Things You Need to Know Today, May 10
Chance of showers, a couple of home games and a career transition program.
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Today is Tuesday, May 10. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Chance of showers: Looks like we may get a little wet today. According to the National Weather Service the area can expect rain showers, mainly after 11 a.m. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy and windy, with gusts has high as 34 miles per hour. High temperature of 59 degrees.
- Storytimes: The Burlington Public Library is offering a two story times today. The first is Toddler Storytime for children 18 to 36 months at 10:15 a.m. followed by Preschool Storytime for children 3 to 6 at 11 a.m. In the evening the library is hosting Pajama Storytime for children 3 to 7 at 7 p.m.
- New career help: The library is also hosting a Career Transitionprogram from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. This is a networking and workshop dedicated to providing a 'roadmap to re-employment' for transitioning professionals. It is free and all are welcome.
- Home games: The Burlington High School's sports teams have two home games today. The boys varsity track team is hosting a meet against Stoneham at 3:30 p.m. at the high school. The boys varsity baseball team is playing Watertown High at 3:45 p.m. at Francis Wyman Elementary.
- Political prison to president: On this day in 1994 Nelson Mandela was sworn in as South Africa's first black president and served in that position until 1999. Nelson had spent 27 years in prison (1962 - 1990) after being charged with sabotage for participating in anti-apartheid activism.
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