5 Things You Need to Know Today: November 5
Girls' volleyball begins postseason play.
1. Rich Jordan, a security officer at Winchester Savings Bank, and a member of the Winchester Police Department will discuss identity theft at 11 a.m. in the Jenks Center's Pond Room.
2. The No. 10 Winchester High girls' volleyball team (8-7) will face seventh-seeded Burke (12-4) in the opening round of the Division 2 North sectional at 4 p.m. at Burke High School in Dorchester. Winners of seven of their last nine games, including their last two, the red-hot Sachems are looking to keep their season alive against their Boston City South Conference opponents. Last year, the Sachems lost in a grueling five-set match in the second round of the tournament to Boston English, also of the Boston City South Conference. With a win, Winchester would play a familiar opponent, Middlesex League champion, No. 2 Melrose (18-2), at 7 p.m. on Monday.
3. Pairings will hold its weekly tasting with beers and ales paired with food from 5 to 8 p.m. The beverages and food presented will be 20 percent off.
5. Evan Mehlenbacher, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, will give a free talk, "Living in Abundance," from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Church of Christ Scientist. He will explain how true abundance starts not with a larger pay check, but with spiritual mindedness.