Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
Today is Friday, July 20. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Partly sunny, cooler: Looks like we'll get a break from the heat today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect partly sunny skies with a high near 76 degrees. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low around 53.
- Ramadan: The most major of Muslim holidays starts at sundown tonight, but the fasting begins at dawn Friday; Ramadan ends in the evening of Saturday, August 18, 2012.
- 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.
- Baby books: The is also hosting a for newborns to children 18 months old at 11 a.m. this morning. Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books, songs and puppets that help build brain power.
- One giant leap for mankind: On this day in 1969, the famous words spoken by Astronaut Neil Armstrong—“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”—were said on the moon. That’s right, on the moon. It still blows our mind to think about it! Armstrong walked on the moon, saying that famous phrase in his microphone to millions of people watching at home on television.