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Narragansett Community Center Closed Wednesday (and 4 More Things)

Patch's quick take on the essential things to know, the most interesting things to do and best places to be in Narragansett and South Kingstown on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

Here's a handful of things to keep in mind for today.

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    Community Center Closed: Due to a water line break, the Narragansett Community Center will be closed today, Jan. 29.

    Ballroom Dance Lessons: Tonight and each Wednesday evening 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.

    Lecture - Paper or Plastic? Tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m., the University of Rhode Island will host "Paper, Plastic, or Cotton Tote Bag? What Life Cycle Assessments Tell Us About the Sustainability of Everyday Items" with Dr. David R. Tyler, Charles J. and M. Monteith Jacobs, professors of Chemistry at the University of Oregon. The lecture will take place in Rm. 124 of Pastore Hall, located at 51 Lower College Road, Kingston. Click here for more information.

    Winter Emergency Notifications: Narragansett and South Kingstown officials are urging residents to sign up to be notified of emergencies and other important news using each town's community notification system. This enables the Town to provide essential information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, fires, floods, unexpected road closures, or evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods. Narragansett residents click here and South Kingstown residents click here for step-by-step instructions on how to sign up.

    Tomorrow - Foot & Ankle Seminar: Tomorrow night from 6 to 7 p.m., South County Hospital (100 Kenyon Ave., Wakefield) will present Dr. Eric Buchbaum, who will discuss prevention and treatment options for common foot problems such as heel pain, corns, flat feet, bunions and more. This free lecture will take place in the Hospital's Potter Conference Room. Click here for more information.

    To find more things to do this week, check out our event listings.

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