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Waddington Open, Winter Songs, Chess Club, Warm Spots

Waddington School is back in business this morning. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
Waddington School is back in business this morning. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
Waddington open for class - Waddington Elementary School's heat is back online, so there'll be school there today, kids. 

"Songs of Winter" at Weaver today - Today, 10-10:45 a.m., Weaver Library, join Lindsay Meehan of Mary Ann Hall's "Music for Children" for a celebration of winter! Sing the snowflakes down from the clouds, jump the stories right off the page, and dance a snowstorm. No registration required.

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".

Warm Spots - Windy and cold temps are rising another four degrees to a scorching 30 degrees today from yesterday's high of about 26. If that's somehow not warm enough for you, check out these spots to warm up for a while, and don't miss this list of cold weather tips.

 If you need to thaw out:
  • Weaver Library; 41 Grove Ave.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5
  • Riverside Library; 475 Bullocks Point Ave.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • East Provicence Senior Center; 610 Waterman Ave., Hours: M-F - 8 am – 4 p.m.
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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