"Please read the attached note from the Braintree Health Department in order to fight the bite of the mosquito this season.
For more information, call the Braintree Health Department at 781-794-8090."
2. Stop by Thayer Public Library with kids ages 3-6 for Fun Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Children's Room.
3. From the town:
"The Community Preservation Committee is pleased to announce the upcoming Fall 2013 application deadline – September 3, 2013. Anyone interested in applying for funding for a particular project or program can obtain access to the application and instructions by clicking here or visiting the Community Preservation Committee home page. Interested parties may also contact the Planning and Community Development Office at 781-794-8230."
4. There could be isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise mostly sunny with a high near 81 and low around 60.
5. Born on this day in history: actor/dancer Gene Kelly (1912), novelist Nelson DeMille (1943), The Who drummer Keith Moon (1946), comedian Jay Mohr (1970), actor Scott Caan (1976) and Kobe Bryant (1978).