5 Things You Need to Know Today: October 9

Are you participating in October's Highland Hash Fun Run with LeanWorks and High & Mighty Beer at Blanchard's?


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  1. Learn about Google Drive (Google Docs) for free at the Boston Copley Library tonight from 6-7 p.m. 700 Boylston St., Boston.
  2. Due to the Columbus Day holiday recycling/trash collection is delayed one day.
  3. On Thursday is October's Highland Hash Fun Run with LeanWorks and High & Mighty Beer at Blanchard's Tasting Room. Fun Run participants meet at the host venue (Blanchard's) where they can choose from a 2.5-mile or 5-mile route based on their skill level. Each route ends back at the venue, with light appetizers and locally brewed craft beer. 6:30 p.m. at Blanchard's for fun, and then 7-8:30 p.m. with food and beer.
  4. On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is scheduled to discuss the Boston Resident Jobs Policy at 12:30-2 p.m. City Hall.
  5. Fabutique and Top It Off are collecting coats for Rosie's Place - drop your coats off at the stores on Spring Street.

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Jocelyn B October 09, 2012 at 12:06 PM
According to the Facebook invite the fun run starts at 6pm! Don't want anyone to miss out on the fun!!!
Michael Loconto October 09, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Thanks, Jocelyn - I updated the Patch event to reflect the correct start time. We moved the race up because of the sunset, and will be providing glow sticks for runners' safety. We'll get the run started around 6:15 in case anyone is running late from work.


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