5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 31

Tonight the Boston SpedPac General Meeting and Elections will take place for parents of children with Special Needs in Boston Public Schools at 7 p.m. at English High School in the cafeteria.


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  1. Tonight the  will take place for parents of children with Special Needs in Boston Public Schools at 7 p.m. at English High School in the cafeteria. This is for the entire school district at 144 McBride St., Jamaica Plain. The event is open to the public. For more information about the Boston Public Schools Special Education Parents Advisory Council click here for its website.
  2. Want to know where the food trucks will be in June in Boston? Check out the schedule for food trucks here.
  3. The Boston Public Schools honored this year's group of valedictorians, with several of them being from West Roxbury and Roslindale. Read more here.
  4. Boston Centers for Youth and Families’ (BCYF) Recreation Division, the New England Patriots Alumni Club and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation are hosting a free non-contact football clinic on Sat., June 9. 8:30 a.m. to noon for boys and girls ages 11-14. Learn more here. Madison Park Technical Vocational High School football field (behind school) in Roxbury, 75 Malcolm X Boulevard. The clinic will end with a special guest speaker from the New England Patriots who will speak to the entire group.  Food will be served following the clinic. Former New England Patriots players and local football coaches will teach the clinic. Participants will be led through offensive and defensive techniques and skills; and this is a non-contact clinic, so no pads or helmets are necessary.
  5. is having an extended Memorial Day Sale with goods and items being anywhere from 10 to 75percent off regular prices. Stop by for new skis, new snowoards, new ice hockey skates and more. 


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