5 Things: 3 Student School Choice Proposals Unveiled; and Mass Audubon Bird Walk Today

Mass Audubon and Boston Parks and Rec are leading a bird walk today at Millennium Park at 3:30 p.m.

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  1. Boston Public Schools proposed three student assignment plans last night: A ten-zone option; and two “home-based” options that connect a child’s home address with schools nearby.
  2. Today there will be a Mass Audubon and Boston Parks and Rec Bird Walk at Milliennium Park at 3:30 p.m. Those interested can meet at the parking lot near the canoe launch at 3:30 p.m. For further info, please call 617-635-4505 or visit online at www.facebook.com/bostonparksdepartment.
  3. Trash and recycling day is delayed one day due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
  4. On Friday night Parkway Girls Softball League is holding its 7th Annual Comedy Night. This year, it will be Boston's infamous Steve Sweeney as the headline act. Buy your tickets at www.parkwaygirlssbl.com. $30. Elks Hall. 7 p.m.
  5. Register your Parkway Little Leaguer now online before the cost goes up. Register your Parkway Youth Lacrosse players before the price goes up and learn more about the league here with a FAQ.

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