Thursday morning briefing: Geek class, dancing shoes and mosquitoes

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing.

Become a geek

There’s a basic computer skills workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library.

Information: 769-7840

Meetings watch

Clovis City Commission meets at 5:15 p.m. today in the Clovis-Carver Public Library.

It’s open to the public.

Music, music, music

Slip on the dancing shoes — there’s a musicians jam from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Los Abuelitos Senior Center.

Information: 356-5056.

Curious quotes

“You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.” — Charles Kuralt

It’s a fact

Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.

Today in history

On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-appears-before-congress-to-demand-voting-rights-for-all

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind between 5 and 10 mph.