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 Wednesday, Dec. 21. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Rain very likely: Looks like a good day to bring an umbrella. According to the National Weather Service we can expect rain today, mostly after 1 p.m. It will be a bit warmer, however, with a high temperature near 48 degrees. Showers likely tonight with a low around 41.
- Music lessons: Interested in learning how to play an instrument? Burlington's is currently as part of their winter open enrollment. Call today to schedule yours at 888.881.REAL (7325).
- Theater tickets: For a limited time is , their 15th Anniversary Season, for $15. Performances take place at 380 Cambridge Street in Burlington. Could be a good stocking stuffer for theater lovers. Click here for more details.
- Home games: The Burlington High School boys and girls ice hockey team are both hosting home games against Woburn High at the Burlington Ice Palace, 36 Ray Ave. The . and the . Come down and cheer on Burlington's athletes!
- Harry, keep the change: On this day in 1974, singer-songwriter Harry Chapin scored a number one hit with his song “Cats in the Cradle.” The song tells the sad tale of an absent father and the cycle of absenteeism in the family. Although it was his big pop hit, many of Chapin’s fans will recognize the line from our title—It’s from the song “Taxi,” which is considered his signature song. Chapin was killed on the Long Island Expressway in a 1981 traffic accident.