Today is Friday, Dec. 14. Here are five things you need to know:
1.) There is a Christmas Charity Concert at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington. Proceeds from the show will benefit TEWASSA, a volunteer group devoted to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief. Tickets are $12 with one raffle ticket included or $20 with six raffle tickets included, children under 12 are free. The program includes selections from the Nutcracker Suite, a Christmas song medley and Christmas song sing-a-long.
2.) Political humorist Jimmy Tingle will be at the Regent Theatre tonight for which will benefit American Red Cross disaster relief. Tingle’s documentary, “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream,” will run and then Tingle will do a Q&A and live performance. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Tickets are $25, or $50 for VIP seats, which include tickets to an after party with Tingle at Not Your Average Joe’s. Read more.
3.) From the town: Arlington Community Ed Winter Term Registration Now Open: Registration is underway for Arlington Community Education’s winter term, which begins the week of Jan. 6 and which, this year, features an expanded selection of courses. In addition to dance and exercise classes like tai chi, yoga, swing dance, and Pilates, the course offerings now include a dozen popular classes from previous terms, like Glee for Grown-ups, Beginning Drawing & Painting, and Introduction to Excel.
Visit www.ArlingtonCommunityEd.org to view the complete winter course catalog and to register, or call the Community Ed office at 781-316-3566.
4.) Take a trip down memory lane, which old local business do you miss most?
5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 46, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday should also be sunny with a high near 38, and there is supposed to be some snow Sunday afternoon.