Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
Correction: Thing 2 had incorrect information concerning the date of the office hours for state Sen. Richard Moore. Sen. Moore will hold office hours on Dec. 17. The item has been corrected to reflect that.
1. If you hear shooting on Wednesday night, don't panic. Milford Police are practicing their shooting from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at a weapons range off Cedar Street.
2. A reminder: state Sen. Richard T. Moore will be holding office hours on Dec. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Milford Town Hall. Stop by if you have a concern.
3. More than 100 youths a day are spending their afternoons after-school at the Milford Youth Center. In order to attend the free program, children need to have a registration form filled out by a parent. This month, Zumba classes are among the offerings. If you have an idea for a program, please email the director.
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4. Are you parents in need of a break to catch up on some Christmas shopping, or maybe just for a nice dinner out? from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $20 per child, and games and crafts and pizza are planned.
5. Snow? Will it be coming soon? Not this week. The forecast is sunny in the mid-to upper-40s for the rest of the work week, according to the National Weather Service.