5 Things You Should Know Today in Charlestown: Nov. 12
No daytime street cleaning; meters are free.
1. Weather: The National Weather Service predicts a warm, sunny day with a high near 67 degrees.
2. Food drive: The Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery is sponsoring a canned food drive to benefit the BHCC Single Stop Food Pantry for students. Items can be dropped off now until Thanksgiving Day in a shopping cart in the main lobby of the school's B Building.
3. Santa's coming to town: Bring your kids to meet the big jolly man himself, at The Shops at the Prudenial Center from Nov. 23 to Dec. 24. A variety of photo packages will be available, starting at $19.99. See here for more details.
4. The Taste of Boston: Boston magazine’s ultimate culinary celebration, the annual Taste event is tonight from 7-9 p.m. at the Madarin Oriental Boston (776 Boylston St.) Visit the chefs at their stations, socialize, sip and savor, all in support of the Greater Boston Food Bank. More information here.
5. Street cleaning schedule: There is no City of Boston daytime street cleaning today, although overnight 12:01 a.m. to 7 a.m. cleaning was still on. Meters are free today.