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Five Things You Need To Know Today, Thursday, June 7
South End Patch
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Nate Homan
Hurley teacher Jennifer Muhammad (3rd from right) with Superintendent Carol Johnson (2nd from right), Mayor Menino (2nd from left) and other honorees
  1. Hurley School teacher honored: Congratulations to Hurley School teacher Jennifer Muhammad, who was named one of 11 Boston educators of the year. Muhammad receved her award in front of Mayor Thomas Menino, School Superintendent Carol Johnson and other honored guests.
  2. Come fly the biting satrical skies: Looking for a good laugh? Pam Ann takes to the Wilbur Theater stage tonight. Proceeds from the show benefit Boston Pride. Tickets start at $27 and doors open at 8 p.m..
  3. Dinosaurs are coming to Franklin Park Zoo: Take a trip back to a different era at the Franklin Park Zoo. Zoorassic Park brings animatronic dinosaurs to the zoo from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $3 for members, $5 for non-members.
  4. Boston City Councils Weekly Meeting on Education. The City Council is meeting at 3 p.m. at Boston City Hall. This meeting is open to the public. The order of business for this hearing is the impact of the negotiations deadlock between the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers’ Union on students and families.
  5. Come see the 127th Boston Pops Festival. The Boston Pops hosts eight weeks of concerts led by Keith Lockhart. The themes of this season include Broadway, Gershwin, Porter, Gospel, Hollywood, Jazz and more. This event is being held at Boston Symphony Hall from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Ticket prices vary.