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5 Things You Need to Know Today: March 7

Your daily digest of need-to-know information about Potomac.

Rise and shine, Potomac. It’s Monday morning and these five things will help you get through the day, and hopefully the week. 

1. After a rainy weekend, things are looking a little better today. It looks like it will be sunny with a high near 48 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Also, there will be winds reaching up to 17 mph. 

2. If you’re interested in seeing student work about history, stop by ’s 14th Annual Oral History Night Coffeehouse this evening. This year, students in the U.S./European History since 1860 and the Advanced Placement U.S. history classes have been collecting, preserving and publishing oral history interviews. These interviews cover a variety of topics such as the Great Depression, World War II, Korean, Vietnam and Cold War veterans as well as immigration in America.

St. Andrew's has the largest precollegiate oral history project in the United States and provides a model for similar oral history projects across the country, so don’t miss this interesting take on history.

3. If you’re looking for a fun play date for the kids, swing by today around 9:30 a.m. Children are invited to until 11:30 a.m. — a great way to meet new friends and give the kids a few hours to play with age appropriate toys. 

4. It's never too early to start thinking about dinner plans and if you want a  little Italian flavor, try the tonight for it’s . The restaurant is offering a choice of salad along with a choice of a number of Italian dishes, including spaghetti bolognese, orechiette with sausage and shrimp parmesan.

5. Alright, Potomac, we need your help! Know a great kid who made Eagle Scout or organized a neighborhood cleanup? They may be our next . Potomac Patch is going to be spotlighting an outstanding kid in the community each week, so submit your nominations to sarahbeth@patch.com to possibly have them featured on the site.

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