On this day in 1781, American forces joined with the French to attack the British at Yorktown. In 1850, the U.S. Navy abolished flogging. Ed Sullivan was born (1901) and Miles Davis died (1991).
1. The Department of Elder Affairs is having a board meeting at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue.
2. As a reminder, tomorrow is Household Hazardous Waste Day. For more information, go to http://braintree.patch.com/articles/drop-off-prescriptions-light-bulbs-fertilizer-poisons-and-more-at-hazardous-waste-day.
3. Today is the deadline for Braintree High senior portraits. For more information, go to the school website: http://www.gpvillage.com/bhs/calendar_event?hnd=5334.
4. BHS freshmen representative elections are also today, at 7:35 a.m. in homeroom.
5. Activities today at the Senior Center include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
10 a.m. Weight Loss Support
10:30 a.m. Blood Pressure by Home Instead (free) at Senior Center
11 a.m. Tai Chi Class and Library Bound (please call for van ride)
Noon Pool Players
1 p.m. Women’s Poker