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Five Things for Wednesday: Book Club, Caregivers Support Group & More

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

Johnston Weather:

  • Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North wind around 9 mph.

Caregivers Support Group: The Johnston Senior Center is scheduled to hold a Caregivers Support Group with Ann Mulhall on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the Center. For more information call the Center at 401-944-3343. Dates and times for events are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm.

Book Club: For students in grades 6 through 12. Reader’s Lair meets at the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave, Johnston. The group will be discussing Shelter by Harlan Coben.  Coben is a popular author of suspenseful thrillers for adults. This is his debut young adult novel. Meeting starts at 6:30pm.

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 1851, Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville about the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, is published by Harper & Brothers in New YorkMoby-Dick is now considered a great classic of American literature and contains one of the most famous opening lines in fiction: "Call me Ishmael." Initially, though, the book about Captain Ahab and his quest for a giant white whale was a flop.

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