Five Things to Start Your Day: Nov. 21
A few facts, figures and tidbits to start your Wednesday.
Wednesday: More clouds than sun. Dry roads all over New England though. Highs in the low 50s. Breezy across the Cape.
Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving! A mix of sun & clouds with highs from 52-57. Little to no wind.
Friday: Mostly cloudy skies. Highs in low 50s.
2. WALK-IN WEDNESDAYS AT APPLE VALLEY: You are invited to learn more about a Montessori education by coming to the school and observing classes in session at 1 p.m. No pressure, no obligations, just call, come in and see for yourself. Programs offered are for children ages 15 months through 12 years old. For more information, visit www.avms.org.
3. FALL & WINTER PROGRAM REGISTRATION: Acton Recreation offers a great variety of classes and programs for all ages from arts & crafts to Zumba, show tickets, bus trips, concerts and special events. Registration is available online at www.acton-ma.gov/register and by mail or in-person.
All offerings are open to Acton and non-Acton residents.
4. WHAT TO CELEBRATE TODAY: Today is World Hello Day.
The objective of World Hello Day is to promote world peace. The theme of this day is "Greet ten people for peace." It is really easy to participate in World Hello Day. Simply, say hello to the people today. And, voice your concern for world peace. World Hello Day was created during the 1973 conflict between Egypt and Israel. The creators of this day, Brian McCormack and Michael McCormack, believe your efforts can help to promote global peace. They believe it starts with communications, hence the greeting to 10 people.
5. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1789: North Carolina became the 12th state; 1922: Georgia's Rebecca Felton was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman U.S. Senator; 1934: Cole Porter's musical Anything Goes opened in New York City; 1969: For the first time since 1930, the U.S. Senate rejected a Supreme Court nominee, Clement Haynsworth; 1973: The 18 1/2 min gap in the Richard Nixon Watergate tapes was revealed.