"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. There is a 60-percent chance of freezing rain today, with a high of 45˚ according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be windy but clear, with a low of 24˚.
2. Town offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday trash and recycling pickup schedules will not be affected.
3. In case you missed it yesterday, take a look at our column, , for some suggestions on great weekend activities here in Concord.
4. . Learn a new language while enjoying a weekly lunch at . for more information about the program.
5. Don't forget , and annoy who donates at Blood Donor Center this month will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to in Acton. Right now, the hospital is in need of type O Negative.