We hear that Julia Strangie-Brown — who works for the Transportation Security Administration at Logan Airport — will sing the national anthem before the Red Sox game on Thursday. About 200 TSA employees will be at the ballpark to see her. . . . Comedians Rob Crean and Steve Macone will perform at Thursday’s Spelling Bee for Cheaters benefit at 826 Boston, a writing center for kids. It’s called Spelling Bee for Cheaters because participants can buy the chance to cheat on difficult words. The center, which was founded by writer Dave Eggers, hopes to raise $20,000 during the event.

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