5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 7
Boston City Council to discuss impact of the negotiations impasse between the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers’ Union on students and families.
- Everyone is invited to the Ninth Annual Sweet Chariot Music Festival at the Theodore Parker Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday. Enjoy an evening of folk and jazz performances from a variety of artists, including special guests Oen Kennedy, Lilli Nye, and Louise Grasmere. For more info click here. $15. 7:30 p.m.
- Dinosaurs are coming to Franklin Park Zoo. From 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., visitors will travel back to prehistoric times to see a whole variety of life-like animatronic dinosaurs which move and make real life sounds at the Franklin Park Zoo’s Zoorassic Park. Don't miss this unique experience at the Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Columbia Road, Boston, MA 02121. Costs $3 for members, $4 for non-members.
- Cafe at Centre is a good place for senior citizens to socialize and get a meal. Enjoy a meal every Friday for a suggested donation of $2. This event is opened to anyone 60 or older. For reservations or more information call Ehos at 617-522-6700. 10:30 a.m. Roche Family Community Center.
- Boston City Council's Weekly Meeting on Education. The City Council is meeting at 3 p.m. at Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Flr. All meetings are open to the public and are broadcasted on Comcast Channel 8, RCN 82 and on webcast. The order of business regarding this hearing is the impact of the negotiations impasse between the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers’ Union on students and families.
- Come see the 127th Boston Pops Festival. The Boston Pops are hosting their annual eight weeks of concerts led by Keith Lockhart. The themes include Broadway, Porter, Gershwin, Gospel, Hollywood, Jazz and more. This event is being held at Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Ticket prices vary.