Tuesday, Dec. 31
Today there is a chance of snow flurries after 5 p.m. It will be partly sunny, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind will become west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 15. West wind will be 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
2. Town office holiday hours
Town offices, including Town Hall, close at noon today.
3. Wellesley Free Library events
10 a.m. to noon: New Year’s Drop-in Craft
10:30 to 11 a.m.: Fells BookBabies!
10:30 to 11 a.m.: Step-up Storytime
1 p.m.: Closing
4. New Year’s Needham
Returning for a seventh year, New Year's Needham brings music, dance, children's events, magic and an evening dance celebration to town. Musical events include Needham Concert Society, Longwood Opera, Needham Community Theatre, and live band Groove Authority at the evening dance celebration. Performances by comedian Jim Colliton, Tanglewood Marionettes, magician and comedian George Saterial as many others will delight audiences all afternoon and evening. For the complete schedule and list of performers visit www.newyearsneedham.org.
5. In case you missed it...Public health officials are warning that the flu is now widespread in Massachusetts, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. State health officials are suggesting people get flu shots to protect against the flu. To see where you can get a flu shot in Wellesley click here.