Today is Friday, Sept. 7. Here are five things you need to know:
1. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, mainly between 2 and 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Overall, today should go from mostly cloudy to sunny with a high near 85. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday morning, and then it should be partly sunny with a high near 83. Showers are likely Sunday morning, before 10 a.m.
2. is at 10 a.m. this Sunday, Sept. 9, in front of . The race benefits Arlington’s Council on Aging and the town’s more than 9,000 senior citizens. Walk-up registration, from 9-10 a.m., is $25. The first 200 entrants get a free T-shirt; there will also be food, awards and prizes, a raffle and music.
3. The Friends of Spy Pond Park are having a at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 8. Sunday’s the rain date.
4. Despite losing every precinct in Belmont, Dave Rogers won the Democratic primary for state representative in the 24th Middlesex District Thursday.