Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and celebrity birthdays!
Johnston Weather: 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. Computer Class: The Johnston Senior Center is scheduled to hold an Introduction to Computers class today at 10 a.m. This class is scheduled to be held every Thursday. Dates and times for events are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Post to Patch Yourself; Try Blogging: It's ridiculously easy for to post an event or make an announcement on Johnston Patch. Blogging is simple, too. Just click here and read how easy it is. Celebrity Birthdays Today:
Friday, September 30, 2011
Exercise at the senior center; computer class at Mohr; JHS sports; and today in history: have a yabba-dabba-doo time.
And Step: The senior center hosts another 9 a.m. session of Walk Away The Pounds, an excellent low-impact exercise program featuring the popuar workout video. All you need is comfy shoes — and after your fat-burning work, grab a light breakfast in the center's cafe. Computer Basics: At Mohr Library, there's a basic computer class scheduled for 10 a.m. Topics include a general look at how to use PCs and navigate the Internet. Call ahead for availability: (401) 231-4980. Soccer X 2: Both the boys' and girls' varsity soccer squads are in action tonight at 6 p.m. for Johnston High School: Gridiron Action: If the American version of football is more your thing, you'll have to travel to Providence to watch the JHS Panthers face Central High …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Activities for young and old alike in Johnston and Cranston; and today in history: Jim Morrison, Miami, and legal problems.
Manton Seniors Meeting: The Manton Seniors of Johnston are scheduled to hold their monthly meeting today at 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church. Folks over 50 are invited to join and participate in the statewide organization. Johnston Senior Center Activities: For The Younger Set: Bring the littlies to Cranston Central Library for storytime from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Independent 4- and 5-year-olds ("independent" may be a very nice way to put it) are invited. Public Hockey: You'll have to find another way of identifying your teams than shirts and skins, I'm guessing. Get your hockey freak on during public hockey at Cranston Veteran's Memorial Ice Rink from 12:10 to 2:20 p.m. $10 per player. No Lizard Jokes, Please: It's just not as cool now …