The town is gearing down for the Easter holiday, Patriots’ Day and the spring recess for the town’s schools.
• Book Club for 5th and 6th graders will held from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Work Room of the Belmont Public Library.
• Caregivers’ Groups led by Senior Center Director Nava Niv-Vogel is being held at 2 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St.
• Today is the final full day of school until the April recess: Belmont District Schools get out early tomorrow.
On this day in 1397, Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date a decade earlier, in 1387, as the start of the book’s pilgrimage to Canterbury.