5 Things You Need to Know Today: October 18
A ReadBoston ChickLits event tonight at West on Centre; and it's political season with the Boston City Council
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- Tonight at West on Centre is a ReadBoston ChickLits event featuring Dawn Tripp, author of the new book, "Game of Secrets." 7 p.m. Tickets $45 and include wine reception and three-course dinner. RSVP and purchase tickets to the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 617-918-5289.
- Also at West on Centre at 6:30 p.m. is a fundraiser for City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley being led by fellow At-Large Councilor John Connolly. Pressley and Connolly actually joined their campaign finances together as Pressley has struggled with funds, while Connolly has done quite well. Read more about the duos campaign union in the Globe here.
- Today at the West Roxbury Library is a Sing Along with Jean Schwartz, songstress and guitarist extraordinaire, for free for kids. 11-11:45 a.m.
- Read about Congressman Stephen Lynch's Monday visit with West Roxbury residents; and about the At-Large Boston City Council forum with six candidates held in West Roxbury on Monday.
- On Wednesday the West Roxbury Library Wednesday Morning Book Club will discuss "Cleopatra: A Life" by Stacy Schiff. Meetings take place in the lecture hall and new Members are always welcome. Books and author/review materials are provided for each member. Coffee, tea, water and delicious refreshments are served courtesy of the Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library. 10:30 a.m.
- Also on Wednesday, West Roxbury Saves Energy presents photojournalist and reporter David Arnold showing photographic pairs from his Museum of Science exhibit and after which document startling changes taking place as the planet warms. 7 p.m. Free. Theodore Parker Church.