5 THINGS: Music, Discoveries and Free Swim
Shake off the winter doldrums with a variety of events before February vacation starts!
Here are the (more than) Five Things for Sunday, February 17, 2013:
NOTE: Perform a schedule check! Because there was some snow and what not on Saturday night in some portions of the state, it doesn’t hurt to perform a schedule check for all of the following events and anywhere else you might be going.
Cool music at Cool Beans! The coffee shop is hosting an open mic session today, along with a fundraiser for the North Kingstown High School literary magazine. The store is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, although the open mic starts at 11 a.m. For more info, check out the store’s Facebook account.
Even MORE music today! After checking out Cool Beans, it’s just a short trip down the street to the Towers and a performance by Matt Munisteri at 2 p.m. Admission is for $10, and for more info, click here.
Free swim! As part of the Healthy Heart Community Swim program, local YMCAs are offering free swimming today from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more info, click here. Available YMCAs include South County (Broad Rock), West Bay, Newman, Kent County, East Side / Mt. Hope and Cranston.
Discovering a Native American village in Narragansett. The name of this lecture is self-explanatory, no? It’s free, and starts at 1 p.m. at the Bay Campus. For more info, click here. The lecture is hosted by the Friends of Canonchet Farm.
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Oh no! Maybe there seriously aren’t that many events today, given that it’s the anniversary of the passing of Thelonious Monk. As a result, our events calendar for today is a bit barren. If you’re having an event, please let us know in the comments. Also, make sure it isn’t left out in the future – Submit it via this link (as long as you’re logged into your Patch account).
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Space stuff is fascinating, no lie! On this day in 1996, NASA launched the Discovery Program, which is focused on smaller, drone and automated research projects on things like asteroids.
“I make movies for teenage boys. Oh dear, what a crime.” – Michael Bay. Happy 48th birthday to the director, who has, let us say, an assorted filmography. On the plus side – The Rock, Transformers and Bad Boys. Not so good: Pretty much everything else.
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