Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 20. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Mostly sunny: Looks like a pretty nice day today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect mostly sunny skies with a high temperature near 40 degrees. Showers likely overnight with a low around 34.
- Japanese anime club: The Burlington Public Library is hosting a Teen Animanga Club event from 4 to 5 p.m. today. The club will be viewing Japanese anime (animation) and discussing manga (Japanese comics). There will also be crafts, drawing, snacks - plus giveaways and contests.
- Holiday dessert tasting: The Burlington Public Library is also hosting its "Third Annual 'Holiday Dessert Tasting and Recipe Swap'" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this evening. Share your baking skills or discover new recipes to delight your own holiday guests at the third annual 'Holiday Dessert Tasting and Recipe Swap.' Those who'd like to bake are asked to pre-register, and to provide copies of their recipe and enough of their special treat for 20 people to have a taste. Those who'd like simply to taste and enjoy are welcome as well. Click here for more information.
- Student concert: The Real School of Music is holding another free student showcase concert at 7 p.m. this evening. Tonight the school will be featuring Youth Ensembles. Click here for more information and upcoming events.
- Facebook friends: What does Burlington Patch want for Christmas? How about reaching our goal of 1,000 Facebook followers. Click the link to like our Burlington Patch Facebook today and if you already have, please tell a friend!