Five Things You Need to Know Today: Sept. 14

A few tidbits to help you start your day.

1. FORECAST: Today — Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.; Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

2. FOOD & DRINK: Although the calendar still says it's summer, it has felt more like fall. And with fall comes apple season. Fresh baked apple pies from First Parish Church of Stow and Acton are a 40-plus year fall tradition. Pies will be sold from the apple pie stand at the church on the Common in Stow, at the intersection of Routes 117 and 62. Pies will be available on Sept. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30 starting at 10 a.m. until the pies are sold.

3. ART & ENTERTAINMENT: Join for a fun year of Hip-Hop in this special "boys only" class. Grades 3-5 are welcome to join - no experience necessary. The class meets on Saturdays from 11:15-noon beginning Sept. 15 thru the first week in May. Sign up for half a year (Sept-Dec) or the full year and save.

Call 978-443-2400 for more information or stop by the studio to register!

4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1959 — The Soviet space probe Luna 2 became the first man-made object to reach the Moon when it crashed onto the lunar surface.; 1982— Princess Grace of Monaco died from injuries sustained in a car crash the previous day.; 1994 — Acting commissioner Bud Selig announced the cancellation of the 1994 baseball season on the 34th day of a strike by players.

5. BORN TODAY: 1949 – Ed King, American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd);1960 – Melissa Leo, American actress;1983 – Amy Winehouse, English singer (d. 2011); 1985 – Delmon Young, American baseball player


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