Science, and a Festival Featuring Local Playwrights, Actors and Directors

What you need to see, do and know on Jan. 10 in Acton.

The Discovery Museums in Acton.
The Discovery Museums in Acton.
1. Winter WarmthEver wonder how animals keep warm in the winter? Drop by the Discovery Museums at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 to find out for yourself by testing the insulating properties of feathers, fur and fat, and more. Get the details here. 

2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for Jan. 10 include the Open Space Committee at 7:30 a.m. and the Acton-Boxborough Transitional School Committee's Superintendent Search Subcommittee at 3:30 p.m. 

3. ICYMI: 
In case you missed it, earlier this week we shared the story of why a Waltham woman is suing the DCF over the 2010 death of an Acton toddler. If you haven't yet, check it out

4. Acme Theater's New Works Winter Festival 2014Beginning at 8 p.m. this Friday, the ArtSpace over in Maynard will host  the 13th annual New Works Winter Festival, featuring the work of local playwrights, actors and directors. Get the details here

5. Chance of Snow: It could snow on Friday, Jan. 10, with a high of 34, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts possible snow or freezing rain overnight as the low drops to 29. 


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