5 Things for Thursday: More Sun, Tasty Treats, Bright Lights & More

Start your day the right way with a check of Johnston events, news, and celebrity birthdays.


Johnston Weather:

  • Thursday: Sunny with highs in the 40s.
  • Thursday Night: Clear with lows around 30.
  • Friday/Weekend: Sunny and warmer on Friday. Chance of snow overnight Saturday into Sunday.

Tasty Treats: Marian J. Mohr Library in Johnston hosts Edible Art, a chance for students in grades 6 to 12 to make something yummy for the holidays. Starts at 2:30 pm.

Bright Lights: Is your abode awash in colors? Are your mechanical reindeer grazing on your roof? Show off your holiday decorations in the Patch Deck the House Contest — you could win $100,000 for Johnston schools and $500 to defray the electric bill.

Post It: It may not be a sticky note, but an entry on the JohnstonPatch calendar is as good as one — click here to add your event to the calendar [Patch profile or Facebook account required].

Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Taylor Swift, 23: CMA Horizon award winner at 17.
  • Jamie Foxx, 45: Former "In Living Color" comedian, star of "Ray."
  • Steve Buscemi, 55: Lead actor in "Boardwalk Empire."


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