Five Things for Wednesday: Rain, Support Group, Deck the House & More

Get your day started right with a check of Johnston weather, events, and other news and notes.


Johnston Weather:

  • Wednesday: Rain early, then clearing and sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Wednesday night: Clear and cold with lows in the 20s.
  • Thursday: Sunny with highs in the 40s.

Support Group: The Autism Project in Johnston hosts a support group for caregivers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Register for this free group at www.theautismproject.org or call Sue Bayliss (401) 785-2666, ext. 1021.

Deck the House: Patch is on the hunt for the best-decorated house in America — think your crib could be it? Click here to learn how to register for a chance at $100,000 for local schools.

Joy Makers: The GenerationON organization is teaming up with Hasbro again this year for the third annual "Joy Makers" program, where kids do good deeds and earn holiday gifts for other children. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Celebrity Birthdays:

  • John Rzeznik, 47: Singer for Goo Goo Dolls.
  • Jim Tressel, 60: Ohio State football coach.
  • Frankie Muniz, 27: Former "Malcolm in the Middle" star.


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