5 Things: Election Day, No School in Braintree and Teen Movie at Library

A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Nov. 6, 2012.

During the first U.S. presidential election in 1788-89, in which George Washington ran virtually unopposed, less than 2 percent of the population voted.

1. Today is election day, and schools are closed in Braintree. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. For a map of polling locations, go to http://braintree.patch.com/articles/polling-places-map-for-your-use-in-2011-braintree-election.

2. To keep up with ongoing election coverage in Braintree, visit our 2012 Voter Guide throughout the day and tomorrow as it is updated with new election-related articles.

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3. The Special Education Parent Advisory Council meets at 6 p.m. in Conference Room B at Thayer Public Library.

4. Thayer Library is showing a movie today for teens because there is no school. From 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Logan Auditorium, check out Dark Shadows, featuring Johnny Depp. For ages 13-18, no registration required.

5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue inlude:

9 a.m. S&S Bus (housing) and Chess

9:30 a.m. Computer 101A

10 a.m. Low Vision Group Speaker from Comm. of Blind

10 a.m. Walking Group and  SHINE ins. help

10:45 a.m. Computer 101B

1 p.m. Bridge & Cribbage

3 p.m. Supper Club: Olive Garden/Brockton


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