Five Things You Need to Know Today: Feb. 24
A play by local college students, a networking group and a weather advisory for morning commuters.
1. Slippery morning commute. Drivers should take some caution this morning as a rain/snow mix is expected to hit the area early on. According to the National Weather Service the precipitation should turn to all rain after 4 p.m. with a high near 41 degrees.
2. Newton 9/11 Memorial. Members of the Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee are planning to meet at Newton Fire Headquarters this morning to scope out a specific spot for the city's future 9/11 memorial. The committee decided last month to have the memorial somewhere on the Fire Headquarters property.
3. Mad Dog Wrestling Club. Spring registration for the Mad Dog Wrestling Club is officially open. There is both a youth program and a high school program, which will run March-May.
4. Networking group. The "Six Degrees of Separation Networking Group" meets every Friday at the Newton Senior Center starting at 9 a.m. The group is open to anyone 21 years or older who is unemployed or employed and searching for work, looking to build connections and find support. A LinkedIn group is available group for members once they join one session.
5. Local theatre. The Boston College arts program will present Aristophanes' Lysistrata tonight at BC's Robsham Theater Arts Center. Senior Alex Lucci directs the play. Tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors/BC students.