5 Things You Need to Know Today: October 4
Neighborhood association meeting season is starting with two meetings on Wednesday, but don't forget about Fall Story Time today at the West Roxbury Library.
"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.
- Today from 11-11:45 a.m. there will be Fall Story Time at the West Roxbury Library for preschoolers ages 3-5. There will be fun stories, songs and crafts. Free.
- Today the West Roxbury Community Center is holding a 1/2-day trip for students grades 6 & up to Boston Bowl. Children meet at the Roche Family Center at noon. All registrants must sign up for membership and cost of the trip is $15. Pre-registration is required, as well as a permission slip and waiver. Call 617-635-5066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- On Wednesday at the West Roxbury Pub, the Ward 20 Democratic Committee will host a Candidates Forum for the at-large Boston City Council race. 7 p.m. Open to all.
- The Charles River Spring Valley Neighborhood Association will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Elks Hall. This meeting will feature and update from leaders at Catholic Memorial School, a presentation by Renew Boston's Residential Energy Efficiency Program, and a report from the Area E police. All neighbors in the Spring Street neighborhood are welcome.
- On Thursday, the Boston Ward 20 Republican Committee will host Les Gosule to speak about "Melissa's Bill" at 7 p.m. in the community room at the District E-5 Police Department. Gosule will update on the progress of “Melissa’s Bill,” named for his daughter, Melissa Gosule, who was brutally raped and murdered in 1999 by a habitual criminal out on parole after serving just two years for 27 violent felonies. "Melissa’s Bill" – which is currently before the state legislature – would deny parole to habitually violent offenders.