1. Pre-kindergarten through second grade children who complete the New Rochelle Public Library summer reading program will have a party at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. They will make music, sing crazy songs and enjoy the children’s group "Pretzelstein." The library is located at 1 Library Plz. in New Rochelle.
2. Summer Story Time at Starbucks continues at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. Sponsored by Beth El Synagogue Center and Starbucks, on Tuesdays through Aug. 28, Beth El staff will engage your child with an exciting story for free while you enjoy your morning up of coffee. This event is geared to families with young children, but all are welcome. Call Beth El Synagogue Center with questions: 914-235-2700. Starbucks is located at 1278 North Ave. in New Rochelle.
3. According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday's forecast included a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely with a possible thunderstorm after 10 a.m. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent. When it's not raining it will be cloudy with a high near 80. The chance of showers and thunderstorms continues through the evening, with a low around 64.
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5. The days are definitely getting short as we head toward fall. The sun will rise Tuesday, August 13, at 6:03 a.m. and will set at 7:57 p.m. Just one week ago, it rose at 5:56 a.m. and set at 8:06 p.m.