Five Things to Start Your Day: March 8
A few facts, figures and tidbits to end your workweek.
Friday: Light rain & snow tapers to cloudy skies by afternoon. Highs from 35-40. Northeast wind 10-20mph.
Saturday: Just dandy with clouds and sun skies. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.
Sunday: High pressure rules! Low 50s away from the coast. Mid 40s coast.
2. MUSIC & MOVEMENT WITH MISS CAROLYN: Explore sound through singing and playing at the at 10 a.m. Move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout. Music improves your child’s memory, cognitive development, learning skills, and ability to express emotion. Plus, it’s fun. Miss Carolyn is a professional musician, a licensed Kindermusik Educator and serves as a faculty member at Indian Hill Music School.
3. TEEN CENTER EIGHTH-GRADE EVENT:
This Friday will be the first eighth-grade only event at the Teen Center with Lincoln students. Come meet some new friends that you will be going to Lincoln-Sudbury with next year while having fun on the bungee run and playing minute to win it games for great prizes. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $8.
4. ODD HOLIDAYS HELD TODAY: Today is International (Working) Women's Day. International Women's Day is sponsored worldwide by the United Nations. The roots of this celebration goes back to the late 1800's to early 1900s. It grew from women's socialist movements and early women's trade union groups.
- 1782 — A peaceful settlement of Delaware Indians were massacred by militia at Gnadenhutten in Ohio.
- 1945 — Phyllis Mae Daley, the first African-American nurse to serve in World War II, received her U.S. Navy commission.
- 1948 — The Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools violated the Constitution.
- 1950 — The Soviet Union claimed to be in possession of the atomic bomb.
- 1965 — First U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam.
- 1983 — President Reagan called the USSR an "Evil Empire."
- 1999 — Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio died.