1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a cloudy day with a high of 43 degrees a possible thunderstorm in the morning. Winds will be strong, at 22-28 mph, and could reach gusts of 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
2. Fish share in the South End: Cape Cod Fish Share is starting Feb. 2 with pick-up locations at Sienna Farm Market (Mondays from 4 -7 p.m.) and Snap Top Market (Tuesdays from 4 - 7 p.m.) You can can anticipate the local favorites cod, monk, scallops, skate, grey sole, lobster, plus swordfish and tuna from the Atlantic long line fleet in the coming shares. See their site to sign up.
3. Art for Toddlers: The Children's Art Centre, (36 Rutland St.) is offering a 50-minute art class for children ages 1.5 to 5 and their parents today and at 3 p.m. for the next six weeks. Participants will explore a variety of visual arts projects and materials to create a take-home portfolio. Projects are suitable for a variety of ages. See here for more information.
4. New Mom Support Group: Join in with other neighborhood new moms for a tea and coffee hour today at 10 a.m. in the Worcester Square area. Hosted at the home of Maria Dolorico of A Mom Is Born, who recommends you arrive just how you are, whether that's with spit-up in your hair or a fussy baby. The group is for moms with babies that are less than 12 weeks old. See here for more information.
5. Tree Controversy: This week, three large pear trees were removed from the corner of Tremont and W. Brookline Street with no warning, leaving residents guessing and second-guessing their removal. One resident wrote in to share his concerns, and others began a discussion about the issue. Patch reached out to the Parks Dept. and got an answer -- the trees were deemed a "public safety hazard." Read more here.
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