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.
1. The Zoning Board of Appeals is meeting tonight at 6:30pm at the town hall, 100 Maple Ave.
2. The high school boys varsity basketball team will be playing in the Laska Yuletide Invitational Tournament tonight at 7:45pm. The event will take place at Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester and is free.
3. Ski Ward snow tubing park opens today. Holiday hours: Dec. 26-31 and Jan. 2 from 9am-9pm (ski area), 10am-8pm (tubing park), and Jan. 1: 9am-5pm.
4. There is a Board of Selectmen Meeting tonight at 7pm at the town hall, 100 Maple Ave.
5. Need to burn off a few calories from all of the rich and delicious holiday treats? Forty lanes of bowling fun await you at 405 Turnpike Lane (Route 9). Hours of operation today are 9am to 11pm.