5 Things To Know Today: Nov. 15

Graphic novel club and reader's theater at Mohr; ECC food collection; tales with tails; school board meeting; and today in history: New ride for Santa?

Mohr Programs: Today at Marian J. Mohr Library:

  • Graphic Novel Club continues its look at A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen with a viewing of the recent film at 3 p.m.
  • Reader's Theater featuring local performers presents Richard Nelson's comedy ''Some Americans Abroad.''

Help Locally: The Johnston Early Childhood Center — with locations at Ferri Middle School and Graniteville School — will wrap up its food collection drive tomorrow. For every item donated, philanthropist and PBS star Alan Shawn Feinstein will chip in $1.

For The Littlies: Providence Children's Museum hosts Animal Tales today from 10 a.m. to noon, a chance for young'ins to learn about furry creatures. Admission is $8.50 per person. Visit the Greenville Public Library's museum web page for discount passes that lower the price to $2 per person.

School Board: Tonight at Ferri Middle School, the Johnston School Committee is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Watch JohnstonPatch for coverage of tonight's session.

New Route: On this date in 1954, the first regularly scheduled commercial flights began over the North Pole. No word if Santa complained about the noise.


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