1. Early spring? Bite me, Punxsutawney Phil. The forecast for the second day of the new season calls for a mix of rain and snow showers, with a slushy accumulation of about an inch. The high temperature 41 degrees, while the overnight low falls to 28 degrees. Sunrise is 6:50 a.m., sunset is 7:02 p.m.
2. The School Facilities and Program Design Committee meets at 6 p.m. tonight in the third floor conference room of the Science and Technology Magnet High School. Topics include updates on school capacity, operations, and NEASC.
3. Jennings Elementary School holds an open house tonight to discuss its dual language and foreign language programs. This begins at 6:30 p.m.
4. You can add your own events by going to the events calendar and filling out the form that appears after you click “Add an Event.”
5. The federal prison at Alcatraz, an island in San Francisco Bay, closed 50 years ago today. The prison was in operation for 29 years, from 1934 to 1963.