1. What's the Weather? Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
2. $500 Million Jackpot Tonight's Powerball jackpot will be the largest ever — $500 million. Although you're guaranteed not to win if you don't buy a ticket, here's a breakdown of your actual chances of winning should you buy one:
winning: 1 in 175,223,510
being struck by lightening: 1 in 10,000
hitting a hole-in-one: 1 in 12,500
being attacked by a shark: 1 in 11.5 million
You get the idea. Are you still planning to play?
3. Shopping Spree The Middlefield Lions Club will host their annual Holiday Shopping Spree tonight at Indian Springs Golf Course. The event starts at 6 p.m. and features holiday greens, handmade craft items, jewelry, unique gift items and more.
4. Powder Ridge Update How certain is Sean Hayes that Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort will offer skiing next winter? This year's Brownstone Park Special Offer includes an option for a Powder Ridge lift pass. 100 passes available at 50 percent off and 100 more at 30 percent off.
Passes go on sale at noon ET on Dec. 1. Details here: http://conta.cc/Y5WViA
5. FREE Community Supper The Church of the Epiphany will sponsor a free community supper on Sunday, December 9, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the church hall at 196 Main St., Durham. The main meal will be prepared by Epiphany’s parishioners. Members of Notre Dame Church will provide desserts.