Five Things You Need to Know Today: Dec. 14
Sports, a Pipeline in Paradise, a holiday marketplace and more today in Lexington.
1. Pipeline in Paradise? Sunnye M. Collins, from the New England Aquarium, will present "A Visual, Poetic, and Humorous Meditationn on the Pipeline Proposal through the Last, Intact Coastal Temperate Rainforest in the World" at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Memorial Library in an event sponsored by the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition.
2. Today in LHS Sports: On the lineup today for Lexington High School sports, boys varsity swimming hosts Belmont at 6 p.m.; boys wrestling travels to Quincy for a match at 7 p.m.; girls varsity ice hockey hosts Burlington at 7:15 p.m. and boys varsity hockey heads to Burlington for an 8:10 p.m. faceoff.
3. Interesting Artisan Gift Options Available: If you haven't yet, today could be the day to check out the Holiday Marketplace at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society. It's open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and promises one-of-a-kind gifts including baskets, fine jewelry, paintings, cards and prints, polymer clay creations, decorative arts, needle arts, weaving, ceramics, ornaments, photography, woodworks and gift certificates.
4. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, the full slate of public meetings posted for today includes: the Transportation Governance Ad Hoc Study Committee at 3:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building; the Fiske School Council at 3:30 p.m. at the school; the Lexington Housing Authority at 6 p.m. at the Housing Authority's community room; the Tourism Committee's Antony Working Group at 6:30 p.m. at the Cary Memorial Building; the Energy Conservation Commission at 6 p.m. at the DPW building; the Recreation Committee at 6:45 p.m. at the Town Office Building; the Board of Health at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building; the Community Center Task Force at 7:30 p.m. at the Public Servies Building; the Planning Board at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building; LexHAB at 7:30 p.m. at the LexHAB building on Militia Drive; the Recreation Committee's Lincoln Park Study Committee at 7:30 p.m at the Cary Memorial Building.
5. Warm Day, Maybe Rain Tonight: There's a chance of showers or sleet early before the day clears and temperatures climb up near 50, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts a chance of showers before midnight with a low of 41.