Born on this day in history: poet John Keats (1795), journalist Dan Rather (1931), comedian John Candy (1950), Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson (1961), actor Rob Schneider (1963) and rapper Vanilla Ice (1967).
1. Today is Halloween! For information on trick-or-treating tips and guidelines, check out: http://braintree.patch.com/articles/halloween-trick-or-treating-guidelines-from-mayor-and-police-chief.
2. For local information about the effects and response to Hurricane Sandy, check out our info center: http://braintree.patch.com/articles/hurricane-sandy-braintree-info-center.
3. Thayer Public Library hosts Storytime for Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
4. Braintree High School has photo re-takes for underclassmen today.
5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
10 a.m. Crafts and Quilting Group
11:30 Movie Day. Movie: The Lucky One
Noon Pool Players and Poker