5 Things You Need to Know Today: February 25
1. This is the final week for parents and caregivers to register online for parent/teacher conferences at the four Belmont elementary schools beginning Wednesday, Mar. 6. To register for a conference, go to the following sites:
2. Music & Movement with Rubi, a movement and music program that is geared to children 3 to 5 (but 2 year olds are welcome) will be holding two sessions in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library: early-birds can attend the 9:30 a.m. session and the sleepy-heads at 10:30 a.m.
4. Mount Auburn Hospital presents: Diabetes Self-Management at 1 p.m. at the hospital's 330 Mt Auburn St. location.
5. On this day a century ago in 1913, the character and voice actor James "Jim" Backus was born in Ohio. His roles included Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island, the voice of Mr. Maghoo and the father of James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause.