Flu Clinic Coming, Faith/Freedom Exhibit, Savings Books

Flu Clinic - The Dept. of Health has strongly encouraged Cities and Towns to offer flu vaccination clinics are flu cases, in particular H1N1, are on the rise. Accordingly, the City will host a clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5-8 p.m. at the Senior Center. 

Everyone aged six months and older can receive a flu shot at this event.
The strain of flu that is most prominent this year is H1N1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have observed that this strain is disproportionately impacting children, young adults, and middle-aged adults this year.   

Faith/Freedom Exhibit - The RI Faith and Freedom Exhibit in partnership with the RI Historical Society, opened Jan. 8 . Call the library @ 434-2453 before you come. There will be a curator's talk on Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. as well as a lecture by Brown University Professor Linford Fisher on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. entitled "Paradise Lost? The Origins and Legacies of Rhode Island’s Religious Freedom".

Check, mate - Registration is now open for the Chess Club at Riverside Branch Library. Wednesdays Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 6 - 18. Learn to play or improve your skills. Call 401-433-4877 to register.

Tree drop-off/pickup - The City of East Providence is accepting Christmas trees at various locations throughout the city. They'll also be collecting them at the curb according to your regular pickup schedule.

Savings Books Gifts Aid Rec- If you're looking for a great gift that keeps on giving please consider purchasing a Great American Savings Book from EP Recreation Department.  Cost is only $20 and includes up to 50 percent off savings on participating merchants such as Dunkin Donuts, Chelo's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Subway and many more. Pick one up at the Recreation Office located in the Senior Center, Recreation Center at 100 Bullocks Point Avenue or call 401-433-6360 to reserve yours today.   


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