Five Things for Thursday: Radio Days, BINGO & More

Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and history notes!

Johnston Weather:

  • Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 7 mph.

Radio Days: Come to the Mohr Library in Johnston today from 3pm-4pm to listen to radio programs such as "Selected Shorts," "This American Life" and others. Ask Kevin for more information by emailing info@mohrlibrary.net or calling us at 231-4980. No registration necessary.

BINGO: Join the Johnston Senior Center every Thursday from 1:15 - 3 p.m.and every Friday from 5:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. for BINGO. There is a JACKPOT build-up at both the Thursday and Friday Bingo games.  Refreshments are available during games and the Center's Gift Shop is open from 5-7 p.m. as well. (Bingo is traditionally held every Thursday and Friday but please call ahead to confirm dates and time.)

Post to Patch Yourself; Try Blogging: It's ridiculously easy for to post an event or make an announcement on Johnston Patch. Blogging is simple, too. Just click here and read how easy it is.

This Day in History: On this day in 1867, the first stock ticker is unveiled in New York City. The advent of the ticker ultimately revolutionized the stock market by making up-to-the-minute prices available to investors around the country. Prior to this development, information from the New York Stock Exchange, which has been around since 1792, traveled by mail or messenger.


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