1. School assignment: The next meeting to discuss Boston's public school assignment process will be Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Boston Public Library's Rabb Lecture Hall, at 700 Boylston St. Members of the External Advisory Committee on School Choice will talk about their work so far, including presentations on data, community engagement and school quality.
2. SIMPATICO: The Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery is hosting an exhibition of work by nine New York and Boston-based artists. You can see their work today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3. Live Mocha: The Boston Public Library is offering a course on Live Mocha, the world’s largest online language learning community today from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
4. ICA First Fridays: Back to School: SOWA and the Institute of Contemporary Art team up for First Fridays with a gallery connection between the ICA and the galleries at 450 Harrison Street. This event begins at 5 p.n. and costs $15 for non-ICA members.
5. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 80 degrees. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms before 3 p.m. The evening will be partly cloudy with a low of 68 degrees.