Friday, November 9, 2012
A video tribute to the North Central Chamber of Commerce's 30th Anniversary leads the 5 Things to Know Today for Nov. 9, 2012.
1. Reminisce: Hurricane/Superstorm/Whatever Sandy forced the postponement of the North Central Chamber of Commerce 30th Anniversary Wine Tasting to last night — here's the video shown at the event as part of the celebration. 2. Rembrandt: Or maybe it'll be Van Gogh this time — sign the kids up for Art Smart with Ms. Melyssa at 4 pm today at Mohr Library in Johnston, she see whose style she'll be teaching today. For kids in grades 3 to 6. 3. Rock: For a bit louder of an artistic expression, the JamStage in Pawtucket is hosting a girls and ladies Rock Lab starting at 6:30 pm. For the gals, ages 11 and up. Lessons at 6:30 and rocking from 7 to 7:30 for girls 11 to 17; ladies 18+ get lessons at 7:30 and rock from 8 to 8:30. 4. Receive: …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Next Tuesday is Election Day — how to see what's on the ballot is at the top of the list of 5 Things to Know Today for Nov. 1, 2012.
1. A Few Days Left: After all the debates, advertisements, and polls, it's nearly here — Election Day 2012. Check out the JohnstonPatch Election Guide to find out who's running and what's on the ballot this year. 2. Inform Voters: If you're a candidate for office in Johnston, be sure you complete our online Candidate Survey — it takes just a few minutes, and includes an option to upload photos and video. 3. Library Activity: Ms. Melyssa hosts art at Marian J. Mohr Library for kids in grades 7 and up starting at 3:30 pm. 4. Updates: Let JohnstonPatch keep you updated with email alerts whenever we post new articles on the site. Easy newsletter sign-up here. 5. Weather in 10 Words: Mostly cloudy with morning fog. No rain expected, for once.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
'Deck the House' contest; crafts and reading at Mohr Library; the science of color at PCM; RISD Museum art programs; and today in history: Waiting to take you away.
Enter And Win — For Our Schools: Today is the kick-off for the Patch.com "Deck the House" national contest to find the best-decorated houses in our communities — and the winner's school district will win $100,000. Check out this article for more information and links to contest rules. Mohr Programs: Marian J. Mohr Library, 1 Memorial Ave., hosts the following activities today: Hue, No Cry: Providence Children's Museum opens its Discovery Studio from 10 a.m. to noon for a light and color activity that teaches the science of color mixing. Check out the Greenville Public Library's museum pass web page for discount tickets ($2 per person, instead of $8.50). Art For All: The Rhode Island School of Design Museum offers two programs: Roll Up: On …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Art projects for kids at Mohr; job fair for veterans; Toys for Tots; PCM closed; and today in history: The Gap that sank a Presidency.
Mohr Programs: Today at Mohr Library: Help Our Returning Heroes: Local business owners and members of the military and their spouses are invited to today's "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair in Warwick. The North Central Chamber of Commerce is among the business organizations teaming up to offer this opportunity to match employers with veterans. Brighten A Kid's Holiday: The Bridge at Cherry Hill assisted living residence is continuing to serve as a Toys for Tots drop-off site. Bring new, unwrapped toys between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, contact Gayle Raposa, Activities Director at 401-233-2880. No Children's Museum: Since we usually post their programs when they're open, we should also let you know that the Providence Children's …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Mohr Library hosts an art session for grades 3 through 6 today at 4 p.m.
This afternoon at 4 p.m., Marian J. Mohr Library hosts Art Smart with Ms. Melyssa for grades 3 through 6. Each session — held on the second Friday of the month — focuses on the work of a great artist. Past lessons have included the styles of Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) and Jasper Johns. For more information about this art program contact the library at (401) 231-4980, ext. 215 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dates and times for events are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm.