Five Things You Need to Know Today: Feb. 15
A lunchtime concert, info on tax assistance and a press conference with Newton Police.
Updated 10:25 a.m.
1. Solar Winds Woodwind Quintet. The All Newton Music School Con Brio lunchtime series will continue today with a concert by the Solar Winds Woodwind Quintet. The concert starts at 11 a.m. Tickets are $25 (includes lunch) or $15 (concert only).
2. Tax help. The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation will have trained volunteers on hand at the Newton Free Library on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - noon, beginning in mid-February (tomorrow) and ending on the Saturday in April that precedes the date taxes are due. All of the volunteers are IRS certified and will be ready to answer questions related to regular (non-business) taxes. Register on arrival, first come, first served.
3. Enter the Environmental Art Contest. Sponsored by Green Decade Newton, this year's theme is "How our schools can help the environment." Contestants can enter as individual or in team of two students; limited to 2D posters - 12”x18” max; recycled collage materials may be used; entry form needs to be attached to back of poster. See Green Decade Newton's website for more contest rules. Entries are due by March 1 and can be dropped off at theNewton Cultural Center, the Mayor's Office, the New Art Center or Green Planet Kids.
4. Road rage incident. A Newton man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly pulled a gun on a fellow driver in a road rage incident. The victim managed to talk down and wrestle the armed man to the ground, police said.
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