Born today in history: writer and philosopher Henry David Thoreau (1817), George Washington Carver, a scientist famous for his work with peanuts (1864), Bill Cosby (1937), mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar (1977), and actor Topher Grace (1978).
1. The Conservation Commission meets at 7 p.m. on the lower level of this evening.
2. Children in grades 1-6 are welcome at from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for a Baseball Party – "Come to the library for some baseball trivia and games" – as part of "One Braintree, One Book."
3. The Board of Assessors meets at 5:30 p.m. in the upstairs Johnson Chambers at Town Hall.
4. The Norfolk County Mosquito Control District meets at 4 p.m. at 61 Endicott St. in Norwood, Building 34.
5. Teen Craft and Open Scrabble at Thayer Library today as well. For a full run-down, go to http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=THAYER.