Things to Know in South End Today, May 8: Author Talk at South End Library

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a cloudy day, with a high near 74 degrees. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

2. Author Talk: South End author Phil Gambone will read from his forthcoming book, “As far As I Can Tell: Tracing My Father’s WW II Route Across Europe” at the South End Library tonight at 6:30 p.m. This is the first public reading of a project Gambone undertook to understand his soldier-father’s experience of what is generally considered “the good war,” and the silence surrounding it: No word was spoken about it at the Gambone dinner table. See here for more information

3. US Senate Debate Tonight: The last debate before next week’s special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts is slated for tonight at 7 p.m. The debate will air live until 8 p.m. on WCVB (Channel 5). R.D. Sahl of Boston University will moderate. Read a preview here

4. Free Red Sox Tickets for Students: Children 14 and under bring your most recent report card with all A’s and B’s and receive a free ticket to any game in June. To take advantage of this offer, tickets are available the day of each game at Gate E. See here for more details. 

5. New website coming: Have we got great news for you. Starting next week, you’ll see a brand new website for South End Patch, that allows you to post easier, and even post from your mobile phone! Stay tuned next week for more updates on this. 

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