5 Things You Need to Know Today: February 15
Today is the deadline to register to vote for the March 6th Presidential Primary.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the five things in the comments section.
- The deadline to register to vote, make a change of address, or declare a political designation in time for the March 6th Presidential Primary is TODAY. All registrations must be postmarked by that date in order to be eligible. Request voter registration form online here - you cannot register to vote online. Boston Elections Department is at City Hall, Room 241, and will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.
- The West Roxbury Business and Professional Association will meet this morning at 7:45 a.m. at the West Roxbury Pub.
- The Boston Youth Fund Summer Employment Program and hotline are open to register Boston youths ages 15 to 17 for summer jobs. To learn if you're eligible and to apply click here. Application deadline is March 2.
- On Thursday, there will be a celebration to launch the Ethos Equality Fund will take place at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. 5:30 p.m. A reception will be held in the courtyard restaurant until 6:45 p.m. At 7 p.m., there will be a screening of the award-winning documentary Gen Silent (filmed in Boston). The reception and film is $60 and film only is $15. The Fund will be a resource to initiate, improve and expand aging services for LGBTs throughout greater Boston and will mark a significant step-forward for equality for older LGBTs and their caregivers.
- On Friday night, join FMC Ice Sports in their 2nd annual Cradles to Crayons/Boston Bruins PJ Drive and DJ Public Skate event at the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena. Guests who donate a pair of new, children's pajamas for kids ages 0-12 will receive a free public skate pass for a future visit. All donations go to benefit Cradles to Crayons. Rental skates available for an additional $4 on a first come, first serve basis. 8 p.m.