1. According to the town website, today's public meeting schedule includes the 300th Anniversary Celebrations Committee at 4 p.m. at the ; the Transportation Advisory Committee at 7 p.m. at Cary Memorial Building, and the Permanent Building Committee at 7 p.m. the .
2. The meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the . Attend to receive information about the foundation's destination half-marathon training and fundraising program and Learn more about how you can challenge yourself to change a life, run or walk 13.1 miles and join the foundation in Las Vegas.
3. The Rotary Club of Lexington meets at at .
4. On this day in history: In 1890, the Daughters of the American Revolution organized; in 1988, temperatures in New York City hit a high of 88 on 8/8/88, and, in 2008, the summer Olympics began in Beijing, China.
5. Should be mostly sunny with highs near 78 today, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts a mostly cloudy evening with a 30 percent chance of showers and lows about 67 degrees.