Born on this day in history: Pope Alexander VII (1599), TV host Jerry Springer (1944), musician Peter Gabriel (1950), singer Robbie Williams (1974) and former Patriot wide receiver Randy Moss (1977).
1. The Town Council's Committee on Ways & Means meets this evening at 6 p.m. downstairs at Town Hall to discuss the mayor's request for an appropriation for the Monatiquot Riverwalk.
Also, the Committee on Ordinance & Rules meets at 6:20 p.m. in the same place to examine a re-zone request at 107 Hancock St.
2. South Middle School hosts FITNUT, a health and fitness program presented by 7th graders, tonight at 6:30 p.m. More info: http://braintree.patch.com/articles/fitness-event-nights-coming-to-south-east-middle-schools
3. The Braintree Contributory Retirement Board meets at 10:30 a.m. on the second floor of 74 Pond St.
4. Thayer Public Library hosts Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, featuring a rotating stock of movies primarily intended for adult audiences. More library activities here: http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=THAYER
5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
9:30 a.m. Ask the Lawyer (free) by appointments
10 a.m. Blood Pressure (free) at Heritage Housing, Crafts and Quilting Group #1
Noon Pool Players, Poker and Men’s Movie Day: “Trouble with the Curve”