Journalist and author H.L. Mencken was born on this day in 1880, as was Jesse Owens (1913), singer Barry White (1944), actor Joe Pantoliano (1951), Sen. Scott Brown (1959) and singer/actress Jennifer Hudson (1981).
1. The Brown Bag Book Club meets at 12 p.m. at in the Reading Room.
2. Girls freshmen soccer plays at Brookline at 4 p.m. this afternoon. Boys freshmen soccer also takes on Brookline at the same time.
3. Should be clear with a high around 77 degrees today in Braintree, according to the National Weather Service. It will likely be nice into Thursday evening.
4. Would you like to blog for Braintree Patch? Anyone local is welcome – write about whatever kinds your mind going. Are you an expert on a topic? Share your expertise with the community. Go to http://braintree.patch.com/blog/apply.
5. Activities at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue today include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
9:30 a.m. Ask the Lawyer (free) by appointments
10 a.m. Crafts and Quilting Group
10:30 a.m. TRIAD Meeting at Senior Center-Open to all
Noon Pool Players and Poker