Here are five things to start your day in Beverly:
1. Like pie? If you do, don't miss the Beverly Public Library's celebration of National Pie Day with a pie potluck and related stories with local storyteller Tony Toledo. It's coming up this Thursday. Learn more here.
2. Need to recycle your old electronics? Beverly's Boy Scouts are on it. In March, they'll be hosting Operation No Landfill.
3. Beverly Film Festival: The creators of Beverly's film festival last year have announced the 2013 festival will be held in August. Follow their Facebook for more updates.
4. Did you know today is National Dress Up Your Pet Day? In honor of our furry friends, share a picture of your adorable pet dressed up here.
5. Weather: A slight chance of showers before noon. Patchy dense fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.