Aug. 30: Post Your Memories of the First Day of School

Sharing pics and clips, warmer weather, and areas farmers markets are among the 5 Things to Know Today for Aug. 30, 2012.


1. Memories: Did you get photos or video of your kid's first day at school yesterday? [click for article and upload link]. And if you're more inclined to the written word, check out local mom Mary Quirk-Sasa's and post a reply.

2. Warmer: That little taste of fall yesterday will give way to warmer temps today, with highs in the low 80s. Sunny days and cool nights in the forecast through Saturday.

3. Shop Local: We've got two farmers markets on the Events page today:

  • at Rhode Island College, 4 to 6:30 pm
  • at the Cranston Armory, 4 to 7 pm

And don't forget — you can post your own event, yard sale, or business promotion on the JohnstonPatch Events page. [Click to go directly to Event template.]

4. Give It A Look: Have you checked out our Pics & Clips gallery lately? Jerri Moon Cantone — who previously posted a great shot of the super moon from a couple of months back — added some photos of a .

5. Hail to the Chief: Boston Celtics legend Robert Parrish turns 59 today. Also on the famous birthday list are investor Warren Buffett [82], "Charlie's Angels" remake star Cameron Diax [40], and tennis plater Andy Roddick [30].


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