Things to Know in the South End Today, May 30: Enter Heatwave

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1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high near 89 degrees. If that sounds hot, the next few days will be even hotter, with Friday’s temperatures reaching up to 94 degrees. 

2. Eye Checks for Seniors: The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons is hosting a free EyeSmart EyeCheck vision screening today from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m, at Harriet Tubman House at the United South End Settlements (566 Columbus Ave.)  See here for more information. 

3. Improv Quilting: The Boston Center for The Arts (539 Tremont St.) hosts an Improv Quilting workshop with Dee Mallon on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mills Gallery. Each attendee will create your own small, one-of-a-ind quilt, by hand. Registration is required. See here for more information

4. Free Piano Lessons: Musicians’ Playground, (791 Tremont St.) is offering free piano lessons on the first Saturday of every month. Beginners of all ages are welcome. Registration is required. See here for more information

5. South End Flea Market:  Claremont Neighborhood Association is having their 23rd annual Flea Market and Street Fair on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wellington Street. The Street Fair includes antiques, collectibles, jewelry, art, and household goods for sale, a raffle for prizes from local merchants, face painting and balloons for children, food, and live music. All are invited and admission is free! See here for more information

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