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John Bolton as The Old Man in "A Christmas Story, The Musical".
Carol Rosegg

Good morning, Boston. Here’s what you need to know today:

Sports:

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Celtics:

The Celtics play the San Antonio spurs tonight at 8:30 p.m. You can watch the game on CSNE/FSSW orjoin Boston.com for live coverage.

Weather:

Today: Sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Tonight: Clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Get the latest forecast here.

Traffic: Check out our current traffic report.

What’s in the news?

The lawyer for a Wakefield man charged with sexually abusing multiple children at his wife’s unlicensed day care center says his client is willing to undergo “physical castration” in exchange for a “massive” reduction in his sentence.

A Southbridge pediatrician is facing an assault and battery charge for allegedly slapping a 6-year-old boy’s face during an examination.

An advocacy group that targets illegal guns is faulting Massachusetts for failing to share mental health records on dangerous individuals with a federal database.

Events for today:

Check out the live events on Boston.com today:

“A Christmas Story, The Musical”opens at the Citi Performing Arts Center—Wang Theatre today. Shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

The Beacon Hill Civic Association presents “Garlands and Greens,” a holiday benefit hosted by Tom Kershaw. The event takes place from 6-9 p.m. at The Hampshire House.

Brasserie Jo is hosting a 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau uncorking event tonight beginning at 9 p.m. The evening features wine, food, and entertainment.

Check out today’s live events:

Noon: Boston sports live video show

1 p.m.: Weekly chat with “Love Letters” columnist Meredith Goldstein