1. Support the Seniors: The Johnston Senior Center is hosting a Meatball and Macaroni fundraising dinner next Wednesday, Sept. 19. $10 for adults, $5 for kids, with proceeds going to the JSC and its excellent programs.
2. Locally Grown: If you're up for a little travel — and want to pick up some fresh produce — take a spin to these area farmers markets:
3. Clouds Roll In: Another nice start to the day, weather wise, with sun and temps in the upper 70s — but there's a 50-percent chance of rain overnight, diminishing to 30 percent tomorrow.
4. Read All About It: You're already well-informed by reading JohnstonPatch — you can also be ahead of the curve by signing up for our email newsletters.
5. 13 Days and Counting: All you Johnston readers out there: Get the word to your neighbors and family in Smithfield — we're launching a new Patch site there on Sept. 27.