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Today: 4/5 Academy Parents Can Learn About Renovation Plans

Here are 5 Things to know about this day -- Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

1. Renovations at the 4/5 Academy. The school system plans to expand the 4/5 Academy at Fifth Avenue to handle growing enrollment. Parents can talk to school system officials about the project from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the school.

2. Volunteer for a taxing situation. The AARP is looking for retirees to help others prepare their tax returns for the tax season that starts in February. The deadline is Nov. 1. Go to www.aarp.org/taxaide or telephone 1-888-687-2277.

3. Weather forecast. Mostly sunny with highs in the low 80s, lows in the upper 50s.

4. Newsletter. Do you subscribe to the Decatur/Avondale Estates electronic newsletter? Each morning we'll send you an email with the top local stories straight to your inbox. Not signed up? Scroll to the bottom of any page on Patch; click "newsletters" beneath the "goodies" title. Then, enter your email address to receive the Patch newsletter.

5. On this date. In 1957, "Leave It to Beaver" premiered on CBS.

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