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Westerly-Pawcatuck Farmers Market
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

E-Reader Help
10 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

Drop-in Knitting Group
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Basic Wilderness Land Navigation Explained
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

Apple Gadget Group
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Charlestown

Westerly Youth Basketball League Sign-ups
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Westerly

Writers' Workshop
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

Farmers Market
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly

GED Preparation Classes
9:15 a.m. - Noon Wyoming

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Westerly Hospital offers free colon cancer program

WESTERLY — In honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Westerly Hospital is offering a free program titled “Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Screening and Early Detection.”

The program, presented by Brad Lavigne, MD, gastroenterologist, and Laryl Riley, nurse practitioner, will be held at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center, 25 Wells St., on Tuesday, March 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will include risk factors for colon cancer, the latest screening techniques, and how to prepare for testing.

To register, visit or call 401-348-2300 or 1-800-933-5960, Ext. 3423.


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