Born on this day in history; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882), actor Gene Hackman (1930), actress Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Dick Cheney (1941), actor Christian Bale (1974) and hip hop artist Kid Cudi (1984).
1. Thayer Public Library hosts a puppet show at 10:30 a.m. this morning in the Logan Auditorium. More info: http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=THAYER.
"Special performer for children is coming to Braintree! Marcus Gale and his puppet friends will tell stories and sing new and traditional songs. Get ready to sing, clap your hands and laugh!"
2. The Braintree High School girls and boys varsity ice hockey teams both play today. The boys play at Billerica Memorial at 8 p.m., girls against Fontbonne Academy in Randolph at 4 p.m.
3. Thayer Library also hosts "Demystifying the Going to College Process" from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. this evening. "A free public workshop on how to maximize your opportunities in the college process and to plan for all the college costs."
4. Highs reach the 50s today in the Braintree area, with a chance of showers, according to the National Weather Service.
5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue include:
9:15 am. Exercise
10 a.m. Crafts and Quilting Group #1
Noon Pool Players, Poker and Movie Day – Movie: Five Year Engagement