5 Things You Need to Know Today, July 9

A cloudy but warm day, a meeting of the Rec. Department and an open house at the Francis Wyman House.

Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 

Today is Monday, July 9. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Cloudy but warm: Temperatures will be pretty high but the sun may be hiding today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect increasing clouds with a high near 86 degrees. Partially cloudy tonight with a low around 55. 
  • Public meeting: The Burlington Recreation Department is meeting at 7 p.m. this evening in the meeting room at .
  • Movie matinee: The is holding a matinee movie with popcorn for students in grades 6 to 12 at 3:15 p.m. this afternoon.
  • Historical open house: There is an at the , 56 Francis Wyman Road, at 1 p.m. this afternoon. Take a look inside the newly rehabbed historical house. Children can make old fashion clay marbles.
  • Tennis Anyone?: On this day in 1877, Wimbledon was first hosted at the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club in England. The first lawn tennis tournament had 21 men compete for a 25-guinea trophy. The men's singles competition was the only event held at the first year of the Wimbledon. Frank Hadow won the first championship defeating Spencer Gore.
Richard Hosford (Editor) July 09, 2012 at 06:54 PM
Hi Everyone, I just got a note that the Francis Wyman event in our calendar was posted incorrectly and the open houses will be on the second Saturdays of the month through September. Sorry for any confusion today. Rich


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