Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 10
Nature journaling author; "Traces of the Trade."
1. As part of its Lexington Reads 2011 program, Cary Memorial Library is hosting Clare Walker Leslie, an author and naturalist. Her talk on nature journaling will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
2. A screening of “Traces of the Trade: A Story From The Deep North” is being held tonight at 7 p.m. at Temple Isaiah. The documentary explores a Rhode Island family’s slave-trading past. The screening is being held in advance of a March 17 program on slavery in Lexington.
3. Toddler Time will be held at Cary Memorial Library today, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for 16- to 24-month-olds and their caregivers, and from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. for 25- to 30-month-olds and their caregivers. Laptime will also be held at the library for those up to 15 months from 9:30 to 10 a.m.
4. Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Lexington is celebrating Founder’s Day in honor of Alfred Peet, who founded the company 45 years ago. The coffee shop is offering free samples, specials and contests today.
5. The Math is Fun Club is meeting at Cary Memorial Library from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. tonight. The club is free and open to kids.