1. The sun returns, at least partially, and is out from 6:21 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. The high temperature is about 40 degrees.
2. takes part in the “Read Across America” celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Tish Rabe, author of several children’s books including some in the Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, visits the Children’s Room at 10:30 a.m. today.
3. is holding a ribbon cutting today. Stop by at 3 p.m. to meet the owners and sample some of the cupcakes and other goods.
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5. It’s Texas Independence Day, celebrating the hasty declaration adopted in 1836 by Texan delegates to declare the territory independent from Mexico.