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Five Things: LCE Takes On Work-Life Management for Dual Career Couples

A quick look at the things you need to see, do and know today in Lexington.

1. Work-Life Management for Dual Career Couples: While the vast majority of women - and men - report wanting to pursue their careers while fully sharing family and home care with their spouses, in practice many struggle to make this a reality. In this interactive session, hosted by Lexington Community Education at 7 p.m. tonight at Lexington Depot, Lisa and Bryan Levey will share strategies for creating a partnership approach to work and family management while raising children. Costs $10 and pre-registration is strongly recommended. To do so,call LCE at 781-862-8043 to register using a MasterCard or VISA. 

2. : At 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Memorial Library, Jon Kabat-Zinn will present in layperson terms some of the latest scientific and medical findings associated with MBSR --- mindfulness-based stress reduction --- the program that he pioneered at UMass Medical Center.

3. LexSEPAC Transition Subcommittee Presentation: From about 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight at Lexington High School, the LexSEPAC Post-Secondary Transition subcommittee will present some of the highlights of its July Report. It'll be a chance to learn about transition-related laws in Massachusetts and nationally, best practices for youth on IEPs between the ages of 14-22, and the results of an online transition needs-assessment survey conducted last spring among Lexington parents of 14-22 year-olds in special education.

4. Other Public Meetings: According to the town website, other public meetings posted for today include the Tree Committee at 7:30 a.m. at Cary Hall, the Lexington Center Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Clarke Middle School Council at 3:15 p.m. at the school, the Bicycle Advisory Committee at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the Lexington Youth Commission at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall, the Appropriation Committee at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building and the School and Permanent Building committees about the Estabrook project at 7 p.m. at the DPW Building.

5. Here Comes the Sun: Should be mostly sunny today, with a high of 60, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts increasing clouds overnight with a low of 42.

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