Five Things You Need To Know Today, November 14
Dr. Brooks will be speaking as a follow-up to Race to Nowhere.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 14. Here are five things you need to know:
- Warming Up: Expect to see some warmer weather with a chance of showers. According to the National Weather Service, the high for Monday will be 64 degrees. There’s a chance of showers after 1 p.m., as temperatures are expected to drop to 53 degrees by Monday night.
- Race to Nowhere: Dr. Brooks, a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, has lectured nationally and internationally and written extensively about such topics as resilience, school climate, parenting, and balancing our personal and professional lives. Dr. Brooks will describe specific, practical strategies that parents can use to nurture “stress hardiness” and resilience in their children and adolescents, including such qualities as self-discipline, effective problem-solving and coping skills, responsibility, and optimism. Tickets for the event will be $10 and go on sale on Tuesday, November 1 at BookEnds or by emailing Dot Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Race to Nowhere”.
- Missing Goat: The goat that was rescued along South Border Road is now believed to have escaped slaughter.
- Toys for Tots: Get in Shape for Women in Winchester is accepting items for Toys for Tots. Members of the community can drop off a new, unwrapped toy in collection boxes at:Get In Shape For Women, 564 Main Street.
- Coat Drive: Hammond Residential Real Estate is participating in "Coast for Kids.” They are looking for all sizes from Pre-K through adult large. Hammond asks that you drop off all coats at their office, 552 Main Street, across from Starbucks.
To find out what is going on today in Winchester, check out our events listings.