Today is Thursday, December 1. Here are five things you need to know today:
1. Sunny skies today with highs in the lower 50s. Wind gusts up to 20 mph.
2. is hosting a neighborhood clean-up this Saturday at 9am. Stop by to help pull weeds and rake leaves while admiring the recently completed renovations to the center circle. An official ribbon-cutting will be held next spring. Read more about the renovations .
3. The Old Dover Neighborhood Association is kicking off its "" campaign tonight with a holiday party at . Stop by the Harrison Ave. showroom at 6pm for food and entertainment and a gift bag with special deals from local businesses.
4. Santa Claus will be paying a visit to this Saturday and available for photos. Cassandra Plummer Photography will be capturing your child's moment with Santa from 10am-12pm and prints, holiday cards and ornaments will be available to order at the store. Call (617) 247-2229 to reserve your slot with Santa.
5. This will be my last "Five Things" column for South End Patch. Please send all news tidbits to Guest Editor John Waller at johndwaller (at) gmail.com. Thanks everyone! (Read my official goodbye here.)