It’s Aug. 8, the 220th day of the year; 145 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 77 at the Chicago shore, 74 at the Chicago crib and 73 at the Wilmette buoy.

Last night: Rain changed the plans for many National Night Out events but the community celebrated anyway.

Today:

Design and Project Review Committee – CANCELED

Tonight:

Citizens’ Police Advisory Committee – CANCELED

Joint Plan Commission & Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

In History:

1818: Keats returns from walking tour

1974: Nixon resigns

1986: Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” premieres

1988: Lights go on at Wrigley Field