1. Another prediction of a few showers today, and otherwise cloudy and warm. Sunrise is 5:21 a.m., sunset is 8:10 p.m., and the high temperature hits 65 degrees.
2. The welcomes adjunct professor Thad Henry today for a seminar on Coffee and nibbles are available at 7:30 a.m., and Henry’s speech will begin at 8 a.m. at the Weller Center at .
3. With the Whalies imminent, quite a few bands are taking the stage tonight. Get a listing of who’s playing where with , posting at 5 p.m.
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4. Are you going to the Whalie Awards on Saturday? We’re looking for your photos and videos. We’ll tell you how you can include them on the site with an 11 a.m. article.
5. Gustav Holst, the English composer best known for his work “The Planets,” died on this day in 1934. He was 57 years old.