1. Today is Friday, Jan. 4. The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies, a breeze of 11 to 18 mph and a high temperature of 38 degrees. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low of 26 degrees.
2. The Groton Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday in the Town Hall Annex and will vote on the redistricting plan for students. The plan outlined by a consultant last month would move 370 children, or about 18 percent of students in kindergarten through grade 4. Its goal is to even out school populations to reduce crowding and correct a racial imbalance to bring the district into compliance with state law.
3. The Groton Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations today for winter programs that begin Jan. 5. Registration is available online at grotonrec.com/discover or at the recreation office, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., at 27 Spicer Avenue in Noank. Winter programs include aquatics, gymnastics, sports, dance, languages, writing, karate and fitness, as well as programs for individuals with special needs. For more information, call (860) 536-5680.
4. Groton Regional Theater will hold auditions from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday and from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday at the Groton Senior Center, for its latest production, Sealed for Freshness, a comedy by Doug Stone. Performances will be held on March 1, 2, 3, 8, and 9. For more information, call Vic Panciera at (860) 446-1363.
5. Faith Lutheran Church provides free family kitchen dinners at 5 p.m. every Monday at the church at 625 Poquonnock Road if you need help. The meals are provided by F.A.M.I.L.Y kitchen dinners, which stands for: "Forget about me, I love you".