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10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

CHRIST CHURCH CELEBRATES THE RESTORATION OF THE CHURCH TOWER
10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly

Free Electronic Waste Drop Off Event
9 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

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Local briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013


Republican Town Committee to meet Thursday

HOPKINTON — The Hopkinton Republican Town Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting at the Hopkinton Police Station, 406 Woodville Road, on Thursday at 7 p.m.

The December meeting will be omitted. For more information, call Kenneth W. Mott at 401-688-7140 or Scott Bill Hirst at 401-377-4643.

Jonnycake Center holding Radiothon for donations

WESTERLY — The Jonnycake Center of Westerly will hold a Radiothon on WBLQ at Stop & Shop Supermarket, 149 Franklin St., on Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Donations such as stuffing mix, canned vegetables, instant mashed potatoes, canned gravy, cranberry sauce, and cake and muffin mixes are needed for Thanksgiving dinner baskets to be distributed to local families in need.

Westerly High School offering information on financial aid

WESTERLY — The Westerly High School Guidance Department will offer a Financial Aid Night for students and their parents in the high school’s Ward Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. A financial aid officer from Brown University will review the specifics of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the CSS Profile. In order for families to be eligible for any financial aid, the application, available beginning on Jan. 1, needs to be submitted.

The next monthly Coffee Hour with the Guidance Department will be held Friday, Dec. 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Both the Financial Aid night and Coffee Hour are free and do not require advance registration.

Tourism office moves

MYSTIC — Connecticut’s Eastern Regional Tourism District Mystic Country is now located at 27 Greenmanville Ave.

The telephone number, 860-536-8822, and email, info@mysticcountry.com, remain the same.

The office was formerly located at 27 Coogan Blvd., Mystic.

Tellabration comes to Groton

GROTON — Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, will host a Tellabration, with storytelling for all ages by Valerie Tutson, on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Tellabration’s purpose is to introduce adults as well as children to the art of storytelling. Tutson will use songs, stories, movement and details of her adventures.

For more information, call 860-441-6750. The program is suitable for all ages, and is free and open to the public.

 


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