Five Things You Need To Know Today, May 24
Here are five things you need to know today:
1) No Rain: Go ahead and sing that Blind Melon song with us because the rain is gone. Yay! Today looks like it'll shape up to be a beautiful day. The National Weather Service is expecting a high of 76 degrees with partly cloudy skies.
2) Storytimes: Head on over to the Woburn Public Library, 45 Pleasant St. for storytimes. Space is limited, so call ahead to the Children's Room for availability. Toddlers (2.5 to 3 years old) are at 9:30 a.m. and pre-schoolers (4 to 5 years old) are at 11 a.m.
3) Event Spotlight: The Class of 2012 Promenade will be held this afternoon at Woburn Memorial High School, 88 Montvale Ave. Before the students party at the prom, they'll be showcasing their fashion. The community is invited to watch the students walk down the red carpet in the main gymnasium at 4 p.m.
4) In Case You Missed It: F.W. Webb taught students the value of learning a skilled trade with its non-traditional career day. Read about it in Nadine's article here.
5) Bridge to somewhere: On this day in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opens in New York. The bridge took 14 years to build and saw 27 people die during its construction. Linking New York and Brooklyn for the first time, the bridge was the largest suspension bridge built to that date. Many residents of Brooklyn and Manhattan Island turned out to watch the dedication, which was performed by President Chester A. Arthur and New York Governor Grover Cleveland. It was designed by John Roebling.
To find out what is going on today in Woburn, check out our events listings.