5 THINGS: Cuba Gooding Sr. and Not Quite The Weekend

We’re just a day away from the weekend and a slew of events, but for now, here are a few things to tide you over.

Here are the (more than) Five Things for Friday, April 27:

Everybody’s working for the weekend. This weekend, there are a slew of events, ranging from Narragansett Park and Rec jazz festival to prescription drug take-backs to charity races and runs. We’ll be running a Five Things on Saturday and Sunday, and some assorted news releases, so that you have no excuse for staying home.

Way cooler than Rin Tin Tin. The anime and magna club will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. at the . For more info, click . Students in grades 7 and up are welcome, and there will be the watching and drawing of anime, along with other fun times. Also, the club is free, which is always a plus.

Well lookie here, it’s a talkie! Throughout April, the Center is viewings of Charlie Chaplin films with Dr. Gambarini. At 1:30 p.m. today, the subject will be Lime Light. A discussion will follow.

Space – The final frontier. Each Friday, the Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown holds a free public observation night. You can head on over around 7:30 p.m., you know, when it gets dark out. For more info, click .

Register for Narragansett summer camp! Narragansett Parks and Recreation is now taking registrations for , which begins June 25. The cost is $135, and the camp typically runs into late August.

Blog blog blog blog blogggggg. At Narragansett-South Kingstown Patch, we’re always looking for new bloggers, despite our obnoxiously long name. If you’d like free exposure for your existing blog, or simply want to start writing, feel free to shoot an email to Stephen.greenwell@patch.com to get the process started. You can write about WHATEVER you’d like!

What a bargain! On this day in 1667, John Milton sold the copyright to Paradise Lost for five pounds.

Happy birthday to Cuba Gooding! That’s senior, not junior – he’s actually a famous soul musician. His band did “Everybody Plays The Fool.” (This YouTube video is awesome for Don Cornelius’ afro alone.) And yes, he’s the dad of Omar Gooding and Cuba Gooding Jr.

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