Things to Know in the South End Today, May 15: Yoga for Toddlers at Community Music Center

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting an increasingly cloudy day, with a high near 67 degrees, and a 30 percent chance of showers. 

2. Yoga for Kids: The Community Music Center of Boston (34 Warren Ave.) is hosting musical yoga classes for toddlers ages 1-3 years old on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Classes incorporate sitting, standing, and floor poses that the caregiver performs with baby and toddler as well as poses caregiver can do for the child to help develop sensory skills and digestion. Classes are $ 15 at a drop-in rate, or $ 130 for ten classes. See here for more information

3. South End Resident Elected: Gerard Doherty, MD, chief of Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) chair of the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a South End resident, has been elected as President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). He will serve as President-Elect through 2014 and as President through 2015. Read more here

4. Downtown Schools: Learn more about options for downtown schools tonight at “Meet the Schools Night” at Kingsley Montessori School (26 Exeter St.) tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. Representatives from The Advent School, Beacon Hill Nursery School, The Boston Children’s School, John Winthrop School, The Learning Project, Montessori Parent Child Center, Old South Preschool, Park Street School, Pine Village, Spruce Street Nursery School, and the Torit Language Center will be available. See here for more information

5. Art Show Announced: The South End Community Health Center (1601 Washington St.) is opening a new art exhibition on June 15th at its facility to raise awareness about its mission and its impact in the South End.  The artists on display have committed to donate back at least 20 percent of the sale proceeds made during the show to the nonprofit. This year’s artists include: Susan Jane Belton, James Alan Edwards, Cathy England, Nancy Johnson, Evelyn Berde, Jennifer Ellwood, Betty Canick, Chandra Dieppa Ortiz and Vaughn Sills. See here for more information. 

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