Five Things You Need to Know Today: May 15

Elder care information, "Stepping Up and Speaking Out," meetings and more today in Lexington.

1. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ElderCare But Didn't Know to Ask: Minuteman Senior Services, along with co-sponsors the the Lexington Department of Human Services and the Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association, present this program from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at . For more information or to register, call 781-861-0194. 

2. "": Challenging the Boundaries program series today features Dan Fenn, a Lexington resident who's been active in politics and government in many elected and appointed offices in Lexington and in President Kennedy's White House, was Founding Director of the Kennedy Library and Museum as well as Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the United States Tariff Commission. Reflecting on his experiences, he has become curious about the challenge of "Stepping Up and Speaking Out," and the difficulties we face, young and old, in making our views known when others disagree--or we assume they do.

3. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Lexington 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee at 12:30 p.m. at ; the Minuteman High School Council at 5 p.m. at ; the 2020 Vision Committee's subcommittee on Demographic Change at 7 p.m. at the ; the Hanscom Field Advisory Commission at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall; the Conservation Commission at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall and the Human Services Comittee at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building.

4. Citizens of the Tricorn Hat, A Video: Poking around the Lexington 300th website, Lexington300.org, the other day, Patch came across this three-minute film, "Citizens of the Tricorn Hat," produced by LHS sophomores Simon Rubenstein and Donny Fox. Check it out on YouTube by clicking here.

5. T-Storms Possible: Showers are likely today, with thunderstorms possible in the early evening and a high of 68, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts more rain overnight and a low of 56.


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