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Five Things to Start Your Day: Jan. 29

A few facts, figures and tidbits to start your Tuesday.

1. FORECAST:

Tuesday: Clouds and a few patches of drizzle early. Highs from 33-39. Light & variable wind.

Wednesday: Near record warmth with highs from 55-60! Cloudy skies with patchy drizzle. Showers & downpours (even a rumble of thunder) at night.

Thursday: Some very early morning rain(before 7am), then rapid clearing. Colder with daytime highs in the low 40s, late day temps into the low 30s.

2. INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE: Registration for Introduction to Figurative and Portrait Sculpture is open until Feb. 6 (from 8 am until 5 pm Mon-Thu and 4 pm on Fridays) at the Acton-Boxborough Community Education.

Cost is $90 and the senior discount does not apply. Call 978-266-2525 for more information.

3. LIVING WITH INTEGRITY: The Jewish Learning Institute of Sudbury is pleased to present its latest course “Living with Integrity”: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas, which will begin today at 7:30 pm and run for six weeks.

“Living with Integrity” explores everyday ethical dilemmas in a variety of different areas such as Privacy, Commitments, Elderly Parents,
Forgiveness and more. Using Talmudic sources, the course will provide a fresh
look at the ethical issues of the course, based on the Jewish perspective on these issues which was developed in the Talmud and continues to influence Jewish thinking two millenniums later.

For more information, visit www.chabadsudbury.com or call 978-443-0110.

4. WHAT TO CELEBRATE TODAY: Today is National Puzzle Day. Don't be puzzled by today. National Puzzle Day honors puzzles of all size, shape and form. Crossword puzzles are by far the most common. Sudoku, a number puzzle, is the most recent puzzle rage. There's easy puzzles, and there's puzzles for experts. They fit the needs of every person, and every skill level.

5. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1802 — John Beckley became the first Librarian of Congress. He was paid $2 a day; 1845 — Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven was published; 1861 — Kansas became the 34th state in the United States; 1886 — Karl Benz received a patent for the first successful gasoline-driven car; 1936 — Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson were the first players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York; 1963 — Poet Robert Frost died in Boston; 2002 — In his State of the Union address, President Bush labels Iraq, Iran, and North Korea an "axis of evil."


 

 

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