1. Today will be the final time this year in which town offices close at 1 p.m. under its summer schedule. Next week, they will return to regular Friday closing hours of 4 p.m.
2. Looking for good entertainment in films, music and books? Then head over to the Belmont Public Library today because it will be closed from Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day. Please remember to pick up any museum passes by Friday at 5 p.m. The library will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays starting Sept. 7.
3. Beech Street Center Friday morning walks at 9:30 a.m. have resume. Join a friendly group of people for a gentle walk around the neighborhood.
4. Life's A Bead at 404 Trapelo Rd. offers a great opportunity for anyone who's interested in getting started in beading. At 11:30 a.m., the store is offering a free beginner beader class. Learn the difference between different beads, stringing materials, findings, etc. And of course, learn how to crimp.
5. On this day 15 years ago on 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.