Good morning, Back Bay! Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 22:
1. BENEFIT AT CLERY'S: New England Revolution players will be behind the bar at Clery's, 113 Dartmouth St. Thursday night serving drinks and all of their tips will be donated to the One Fund Boston. Check out more information here.
2. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PLAZA: A public meeting regarding the major redevelopment project at the Christian Science Plaza in Back Bay will be held by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Thursday, Aug. 22. The meeting will be held at the Christian Science Publishing House, 210 Massachusetts Ave. at 6 p.m.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1950, officials of the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) accept Althea Gibson into their annual championship at Forest Hills, New York, making her the first African-American player to compete in a U.S. national tennis competition. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny with a high around 85. Low tonight around 65.