Here's a handful of things to keep in mind for today.
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Back to School! All students of Narragansett Public Schools will begin the 2013-2014 school year today, Aug. 28! Click here to view district bus schedules. Welcome back! (SK students will head back on Tuesday, Sept. 3.)
Retirement Panel: Today, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m., Kingston Free Library (2605 Kingstown Rd., Kingston) will host a retirement panel mediated by Professor Nancy Shuster. The event will feature community experts regarding financial planning in retirement, health and wellness, sports, music and senior services. There will also be time for questions and answers. Refreshments will be served. Register by calling 783-8254.
Fall Activities in SK: The South Kingstown Parks & Recreation Department has published its Fall 2013 brochure that lists all of the fun classes, activities and trips offered this autumn.Click here to view and/or download the guide.
Ballroom Dance Lessons: On Wednesday evenings year-round, The Towers in Narragansett offers ballroom dance lessons led by instructors Sara Barker and Sue Davis. Ballroom lessons are held at 6 and 7 p.m., Tango at 8 p.m., followed by an open practice for all from 9-10:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person for Ballroom or Tango, or $22 per person for a full evening. Click here for more information.
Plan Ahead - "Town Hall"-style Jobs Forum: As part of his Classroom to Career tour, Congressman Jim Langevin will hold a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 29 at Kingston Free Library. The purpose of Thursday's forum is to discuss career training and placement with local students and adults looking to move ahead in the workforce and provide an overview of legislation Langevin is currently working on. Click here to learn more.
To find more things to do this week, check out our event listings.