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5 Things You Need to Know Today, Sept. 20

Afternoon showers possible, a free blood pressure check and story time for the kids.

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 Tuesday, Sept. 20. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Afternoon showers: Looks like it may be a wet afternoon. According to the National Weather Service we can expect a 50 percent chance of showers today, mostly after noon. The high temperature will be near 69 degrees. 
  • Pressure check:  offers free  every Tuesday morning from 8 to 10 a.m. at the . Come down and get your pressure reading. Even if you feel healthy, it is always best to get checked occasionally.
  • New career help: The  is hosting a  program 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.
  • Stories for kids: The will be holding at 10:15 a.m. today. The program is aimed at children 18-36 months old and includes stories, puppets and music. At 11 a.m. the library is hosting , a program to help children build language skills, for children 3 to 6 years old.
  • One year, three presidents: On this day in 1881, Chester Arthur was inaugurated as Presidents of the United States, the third president to serve during the year. When the year began, President Rutherford B. Hayes was in office and finished out his term. Then, President James Garfield took over, but was shot in July. President Arthur took over, the day after Garfield succumbed to his gunshot wounds and died. Arthur served one term until 1885. 

For more things to do today, check out our Events page.

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