1. DVSN's Light in the Darkness Candlelight Vigil: To honor those who lost their lives to domestic violence in Massachusetts during the past year, the Domestic Violence Services Network is hosting an event at 7:15 p.m. tonight at Temple Isaiah. The keynote address, "The Jewish Response to Domestic Abuse" will be presented by Rabbi Howard Jaffe. And, following that, Lexington Police Det. Brian Savage will present, "A Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence: DVSN and Its Police Partners." There will be music throughout the evening.
2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include: the Policy Manual Committee at 9 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Transportation Advisory Committee at 2 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the Estabrook School Site Council at 3:30 p.m. at Estabrook, the Trustees of Cary Library at 5 p.m. at the Library, the Lexington Housing Authority at 6 p.m. at its community room at One Countryside Village, the Energy Conservation Committee at 6 p.m. at the DPW Building, the Board of Health at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the Tourism Committee's Antony Working Group at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall and the Planning Board at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building.
3. Lexington Field & Garden Club Evening Meeting: Pruning trees and shrubs will be the focus of this meeting, which begins with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. at the National Heritage Museum. Following refreshments, Jeff Hehman, a certified arborist and the local manager for Bartlett Tree Experts in Worcester, will use a slide presentation and live demonstration to boost our knowledge and confidence about proper pruning and care of shrubs and trees.
4. Sock Drive to Help the Homeless: Hancock United Church of Christ, located at 1912 Mass Ave. in Lexington, is holding a sock drive to benefit the homeless of Cambridge and Boston. They're asking that adult men's and women's clean white socks (size medium, large and extra large) be brought to donation boxes located in the front hall across from the church office. Donations will be collected between now and Nov. 4, when the socks will be distributed to needy men and women in Cambridge and Dorchester.
5. Another Gray Day: Should be mostly cloudy today, with a chance of showers and a high of 62, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts more possible rain overnight as temperatures drop down to 43.