Five Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 6
Public meetings and more today in Lexington.
1. Lexington Community Education is presenting "An Evening with Robert Bly, with guests David Whetstone and Fran Quinn" at 7 p.m. tonight at Follen Community Church. The poet Bly returns to Lexington with collaborator and friend Quinn and musician Whetstone. Admission is $15 and preregistration was suggested.
2. With school out tomorrow and Monday, today's a busy one for Lexington High School athletics. Varsity football travels to Melrose for a 6 p.m. kickoff; girls varsity volleyball and soccer hosts Watertown and boys soccer travels to Watertown High.
3. The town website's public meetings calendar is packed today, with posted meetings including the Historic District Commission, Permanent Building Committee and Town Celebrations Committee at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall, the Public Services Building and the Town Office Building and MAPC's Minuteman Advisory Group of Interlocal Coordination at 7 p.m. at the Concord Town House.
4. Over in Arlington, it's the first day of the International Film Festival at Regent Theatre. Opening is at 7 p.m. and at 7:30 is the showing of "We Still Live Here -- As Nutayunean," an award-winning film about the cultural revival of the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts. General admission is $10, or pay $35 for a full festival pass.
5. Should be mostly sunny with a high of 60, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts a partly cloudy evening with a low of 36.