Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, Feb. 13.
1. Great: Wednesday is looking like it will be a great day weatherwise, with temperatures in the mid-40s and sunny skies.
2. Ash Wednesday: Lent starts on Wednesday for Catholics and other Christians today on Ash Wednesday. It is the first day of the Lenten fast and at services on Wednesday ashes are typically put on the forehead as a reminder of mortality.
3. Die Hard: There will be a “Die Hard” marathon at the AMC Loews Theater at Liberty Tree Mall on Wednesday, with all five films playing starting at noon, leading up to a 10 p.m. premiere of “A Good Day to Die Hard.” Tickets are $35.
4. Financing: If you are a small business owner, or looking to start a business, there’s a seminar on Wednesday at the Cummings Center in Beverly. The lunch seminar will start at noon at the Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s office. It is titled “Preparing Your Business for Bank Financing” and put on by the SBA’s Small Business Development Center. You can reserve a spot by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 978-232-9559.
5. Library: The Board of Trustees at Peabody Institute Library meets in the library archives at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
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