"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Today is expected to be sunny with a high of 37, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be increasingly cloudy with a low of 21.
2. Tonight at sundown starts the annual celebration of Hanukkah. Click here to see a full calendar of events from Kerem Shalom.
3. The Board of Health is meeting today at 7 p.m.; Planning Board is meeting at 7 p.m.; Hanscom Field Advisory Commission is meeting at 7 p.m.
4. The Concord Girl Scouts will host a cookie sale today at the Walden Street Post Office starting at 8 a.m. Stop by and pick up all your favorite cookies.
5. There is a Nutcracker Extravaganza today at Barefoot Books. Bring the kids to Barefoot Books at 4:30 p.m. to learn how to dance your way through the holidays.