Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Get your day started right with a check of Smithfield weather, events, and other news and notes.
Smithfield Weather: Joy Makers: The GenerationON organization is teaming up with Hasbro again this year for the third annual "Joy Makers" program, where kids do good deeds and earn holiday gifts for other children. Click here to learn more and sign up. Deck the House: Patch is on the hunt for the best-decorated house in America — think your crib could be it? Click here to learn how to register for a chance at $100,000 for local schools. Support Group: The Autism Project in Johnston hosts a support group for caregivers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Register for this free group at www.theautismproject.org or call Sue Bayliss (401) 785-2666, ext. 1021. Celebrity Birthdays:
Monday, December 3, 2012
Welcome to the first Monday of December, 2012 — start it off right with a check of weather, events, and celebrity birthdays.
Smithfield Weather: Skip the Mall: 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 tomorrow afternoon at 5 pm. Free admission; you don't need to have children enrolled to shop. Window Painting: The sun will probably help highlight the window painting project in the Andrew Greene Young Adult Room at Mohr Library in Johnston. Stencils and paints available; art starts at 2:30 pm. Get Your Game On: Mohr Library is also hosting video games for kids in grades 6 to 12 starting at 3:30. Celebrity Birthdays:
Friday, November 30, 2012
Start your day with a check of weather, news, and events in Johnston.
Smithfield Weather: Bowling to Benefit the Holiday Fund: Tonight starting at 5:30 pm, Town Hall Lanes in Johnston hosts the 3rd Annual Bowling Tournament to benefit the Smithfield Welfare Department's Holiday Fund. Christine Mollo at the Fire Department was trash-talking a couple of local officers yesterday; see if she's got the game to back up her smack. Toys for Tots Spots: Smithfield's got two designated drop-off sites for Toys for Tots this year. Click here for details. Save on Gas: Okay, so it may not be that far to Warwick Mall or your favorite holiday shopping spot — but saving money on gas is good, all the same. Use the SmithfieldPatch Commute page to find the cheapest gas nearby — and check traffic conditions. Celebrity …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and Patch contests!
Smithfield Weather: Contest: It's time for the Patch "Deck the House" Contest, where the winner could snag a cool $100,000 for their local school district, plus $500 to help with the electrical bill. Click here for more info. Greetings: Yesterday, JohnstonPatch posted a holiday greetings video from Lt. Col. Bill Courtemanche of the USAF. If you've got a friend or family member serving overseas, be sure they send videos to firstname.lastname@example.org — and if you want to make a video and post it, let me know! Free Pizza: Looking for a little extra motivation for your kids to get good grades? Paul's Pizza in Cumberland is offering a free small pizza for students who hold a "B" average in all of their classes. The end of the second quarter is …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and local events.
Smithfield Weather: Cyber Monday: The relative newcomer to the first weekend of the annual holiday shopping season, today is Cyber Monday. Click here to find the best online deals near Smithfield. Hockey: Smithfield Ice Rink hosts public hockey today from 11 am to 1 pm. $5 admission, free for goalies. Full equipment required. Film Club: Marian J. Mohr Library in Johnston hosts the first meeting of its new Animation and Film Club tonight at 6. This free program is for teens. Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 26: