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5 Things: Frankenstorm?

Keeping tabs on Sandy heads the list of 5 Things to Know Today for Oct. 26, 2012.

 

1. Storm a-Comin': Casual polling of folks around Johnston finds a roughly 50-50 split between "it'll blow out to sea" and "start building a boat" on the question of what Hurricane Sandy will do to the area. Lucky for you, JohnstonPatch has all the ifo you need on:

  • How to keep track of Sandy online
  • How to get school closing alerts sent right to your smartphone or email. [Sorry, we can't help with boat-building guides.]

2. Celebrate the Spooky: This year, Patch is offering two ways to show off your handiwork:

  • Costume Contest: This is a national competition to see who's got the best costume — winner gets $5,000. Click here for info on how to enter.
  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest: Rhode Island Patch sites are also hosting a contest for best jack-o-lantern [or painted pumkpin].Check out the details here.

3. Create a Costume: Looking for some great ideas on homemade [read: inexpensive] Halloween costumes? Check out Abby Jordan's ideas here.

4. Score Some Loot: The Johnston Senior Center hosts bingo today, with the ever-popular progressive jackpot. Fun starts at 5:30 pm. 

5. Weather in 10 Words: Sunny and warm. No threat of rain for Homecoming tomorrow.

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