Here's your first look at the schedule of events around Johnston for the week ahead — click the links for more information on our Events page.
Following their regular schedules, both the town council and school committee are meeting this week:
- Town council meets at 7 pm Monday night at the municipal court;
- School Committee meetis at 7 pm Tuesday night at Ferri Midddle School.
Also this week, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Barry Hinckley is scheduled to visit the home of Republican Town Committee Chairman George Resnick at 10 Paradise Lane. Call (401) 934-2232 for more information.
Showing a knack for raising awareness and helping save lives are two of Johnston's newest local businesses:
- Arete Salon, 190 Putnam Pike, hosts the Bloodmobile on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
- Anytime Fitness, 1577 Atwood Ave., brings in the Bloodmobile on Wednesday at 3 p.m.
John McNiff is a major font of Rhode Island historical knowledge — hear what he's got to say about Rhode Island founder Roger Williams at Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library on Wednesday night at 6 p.m.
Students in grades 3 through 6 are invited to join Ms. Melyssa (a Johnston High School alum and talented artist in her own right) for "Art Smart," a lesson in how to make art like the great masters, on Friday, Apr. 13, at 4 pm at the library.