Five Things for Tuesday: Rain on the Way, Book Chat & More

Start your morning with a check of Johnston weather and events, and check out today's list of celebrity birthdays.


Johnston Weather:

  • Tuesday: Partly sunny early, clouding up later. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Tuesday night: 70 percent chance of rain. Lows in the 40s.
  • Wednesday: Continued chance of rain. Clearing late. Highs in the mid 50s.

Book Chat: Marian J. Mohr Library in Johnston hosts Contemporary Club today at 3 pm. Today's discussion about a recent release covers "The Street Sweeper" by Elliot Perlman.

Easy Shopping: The Children's Workshop on Cedar Swamp Road in Smithfield is hosting holiday shopping with products from Lia Sophia, Mary Kay, Avon, Wildtree, and others this afternoon at 5 pm. Free admission; you don't need to have children enrolled to shop.

Win Cash for Schools: When it's time for Christmas, do you go all-out to spruce up your house? Patch is offering $100,000 to the local school district of this year's Deck the House Contest. You could also win $500 to help with the electric bills.

Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Jay Z, 43: Beyonce's husband, rapper.
  • Tyra Banks, 39: Host of "America's Top Model," former Victoria's Secret model.
  • Marisa Tomei, 48: Oscar award winner for role "My Cousin Vinny," where she played expert in posi-traction.


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