5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 14
Paul Revere's mother-in-law is coming! get together at the Benton and movies for kids at the library this noon.
1. If you want to know what really happened on that April morning in 1775, come to the Beech Street Center at 1 p.m. and listen to Paul Revere’s Mother-in-Law, Mrs. Rachel Walker (actress and historian Kate Carney), speak. She will interact with audience members as if they were her guests at the North Star Tavern in the North End in 1789 and recall the Boston Tea Party, her son-in-law's famous ride and a ladies’ riot over high food prices that are action-packed and humorous. She brings 45 minutes of breathtaking, vivid history to entertaining life for all ages who love history. This program sponsored in part by The Massachusetts Cultural Council.
2. Calling all Moms, Dads, grandparents, caregivers and kids! Come meet other families in the community at the Benton Library's Tuesday Morning Connection Time at 10 a.m. The town's all volunteer library, the Benton Library opens every Tuesday morning at 10 am.
3. Head over to the Belmont Public Library's Assembly Room at 12 p.m. for Noon Movies for Children. This week's "big shoes" include:
Here Comes the Cat
Island of the Skog
Where the Wild Things Are
5. On this day in 1935, the Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired, was signed into law by President Roosevelt.