"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. The National Weather Service is expecting areas of patchy fog today, with a high of 70. There is a 40-percent chance of showers this evening.
2. The CCHS Boys Varsity Soccer team is playing at Westford Academy at 4 p.m., and the CCHS Varsity Girls Soccer team is hosting Westford Academy at 4 p.m. CCHS Varsity Girls Volleyball is playing at Burlington High School at 5:15 p.m.
3. Discover Buddhism for Women with Wendy Garling at the Women's Well tonight at 7:30 p.m. Full series or drop-in OK. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Donations are requested to cover Women’s Well costs.
4. Kerem Shalom is celebrating the first of the High Holidays with an Erev Rosh Hashanah service tonight at 7:15 p.m.
5. Sept. 28 is a big day in the annals of Red Sox history — more specifically, in the career of Mr. Teddy Ballgame. On Sept. 28 1941, Ted Williams ended the regular season with a batting average of .406. He is the last baseball player to ever hit .400 on a season. Nineteen years later, on Sept. 28, 1960, Williams stepped to the plate at Fenway for the last time in his career, hitting a home run into the Boston bullpen off the Baltimore Oriels' Jack Fisher.