Five Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 30
A Newton North concert, an author event, ice hockey and more.
1. How warm? That's right, after one of the longest cold snaps we've had in a while, temperatures are forecasted to be in the mid to upper 50s today, according to the National Weather Service. It will be rainy and windy, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
3. Winterfest. Newton North musical ensembles will present the first Winterfest Concert tonight at 7 p.m. in the Newton North auditorium. The second Winterfest concert will be held tomorrow night at 7 p.m.
4. Author event. Katrina Kenison, author of "The Gift of an Ordinary Day" and "Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment," will visit the New England Mobile Book Fair tonight for a reading and signing. The free event starts at 7 p.m.
5. Go Lions! The Newton South girls' varsity ice hockey team will face Boston Latin tonight at the Dexter School in Brookline (20 Newton St.) The game is set to start at 8:15 p.m.