Colorado became the 38th state on Aug. 1, 1876. Anne Frank made the last entry in her diary today, in 1944. In 1966, Charles Whitman shot and killed 16 people at the University of Texas at Austin. MTV began airing in the U.S. in 1981, showing "Video Killed the Radio Star."
1. is hosting a "One Braintree, One Book" discussion today on Prince of Thieves from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Logan Auditorium.
2. The Braintree chapter of Business Network International is having a meeting at this morning from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The meeting is open to anyone who owns a business or works in the South Shore.
3. Thayer Library is also hosting LEGOS for ages 5-11 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Children's Room today.
4. Mayor Joseph Sullivan and the Braintree Recreation Department are hosting a free “Family Movie Night” featuring Kung Fu Panda 2 at BHS. For more info, go to .
5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
10 a.m. Crafts and Quilting Group
Noon Pool Players and Poker
1 p.m. BINGO