5 Things You Need to Know Today: April 14
Mayor Menino presented his budget to the Boston City Council.
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- Mayor Thomas Menino presented his Fiscal Year 2012 budget yesterday. Here are some details of the proposed budget.
- The Young Families and Education Subcommittee of the ONEin3 Boston Mayor's Advisory Council is holding a panel and forum - "Increasing the Role of Father Figures in the Lives of BPS Students."Madison Park High School (75 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury Crossing). 6-8 p.m.
- The Arnold Arboretum is hosting Jen Kettel, Horticultural Technologist, who will discuss her favorite plants appropriate for different conditions including small gardents, city gardens and low-maintenance. $20 for members/$25 for non-members. To register click here
- The Massachusetts Historical Society's photography exhibit "History Drawn with Light: Early Photographs from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society" is open to the public 1 to 4 p.m. 1154 Boylston St., Boston.
- An overview of biking initiatives in the city will be given by Boston Bikes leaders at the Boston Public Health Commission's meeting. 1010 Massachusetts Ave. Hayes Conference Room. 4-6 p.m.