Five Things for Tuesday: Thanksgiving Nears, Public Skate & More

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Smithfield Weather

  • Tuesday: Partly sunny. Highs around 50.
  • Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. 

Thanksgiving Nears: Did you know that AAA is forecasting that 43.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving? If you're traveling in or through Little Rhody, check out this alert from the RI State Police.

Public Skating: The Smithfield Ice Rink hosts public skating today from noon to 2 pm. Admission $3, Skates $5.

Post to Patch Yourself; Try Blogging: It's ridiculously easy for to post an event or make an announcement on SmithfieldPatch. Blogging is simple, too. Just click here and read how easy it is.

Celebrity Birthdays Today:

  • Joe Biden, 70: Vice President of the United States, former Senator.
  • Bo Derek, 56: Popuarized cornrow hairstyle in film "10" (1979).
  • "Mike D" Diamond, 47: Drummer, vocalist for The Beastie Boys


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