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Today is Tuesday, June 21. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Sunny and warm: Looks like it will be a nice on today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect sunny skies with a high temperature near 80 degrees. There will also be a west wind between 5 and 10 miles per hour.
- TAG: The is meeting at the at 8 p.m. tonight. The primary focuses of the group is to make suggestions for addition to the Burlington's Young Adult collection, brainstorm ideas for programs, help make the Young Adults section more inviting, and to assist the library in managing the library's online teen spaces and with the Teen Summer Reading Program. Great way for teenagers to get involved in the community. Open to all and walk-ins are welcome.
- Dine for a cause: Not Your Average Joe's, in the Wayside Commons, is supporting a new cause. This month, the restaurant will donate 15-percent of any meals bought on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to closing to EMARC. EMARC, based in Reading, support individuals with development disabilities.
- Concert on the commons: The 1950s-style band, the Corvairs, will be performing at a concert on the Town Commons (Simonds Park, 1 Bedford St) at 6:30 p.m. this evening. The concert is free and open to all.
- A man, a hat and a whip: On this day in 1981 "Raiders of the Lost Ark," the first film in the Indiana Jones series, opened. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas and starred Harrison Ford as the sarcastic, adventurous, snake-fearing archeologist. The movie was met with a great reception and, when adjusted for inflation, is still one of the top 20 highest-grossing films in North America.
For more things to do today, check out our Events page.