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- Sorry, but because of Labor Day, trash and recycling days are being pushed back one day.
- You may dispose of small tree/yard waste with your normal trash. Tie branches in secured bundles and cut to no longer than 3-feet in length and no wider than 1-inch in diameter. To remove larger debris on private property, you should hire a disposal company, advises the City's website.
- Government buildings are closed today, as are libraries and BCYF community centers. Sunday parking rules are in effect. Call individual stores before going to see if they are open.
- On Wednesday at the there will be a Kindergarten Days Celebration. Children who will be entering Kindergarten (K0, K1, & K2) for the first time in the Boston Public Schools are invited. Wear your yellow Countdown to Kindergarten T-shirt and join the fun. 10:30 a.m. - noon. Free.
- Tomorrow at the is From Seed to Tree. A free event, but registration is required. Get a behind-the scenes look at how all the new plants in the Arboretum begin in the greenhouse growing process (seed, sprout, seedling, tree). 1-2 p.m.