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Five Things for Thursday: Jill Stein Politics Tour, Born to Read Story Time & More

Here are some of the events happening around East Providence for Thursday, October 11, 2012.

East Providence Weather: 

  • Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Born to Read Story Time: Born to Read is a storytime for babies and toddlers from birth through 35 months. This program included many songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays, as well as music and dance. Board books and toys are also included. No advance registration necessary. Location: Weaver Library Program Room. Contact: Pamela Schwieger   401-434-2453  eplibrarypam@yahoo.com

Jill Stein Politics Tour: Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein brings her Politics of Courage Tour to Local 121, 121 Washington St, Providence, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Dr. Stein has been speaking to crowds all across the country, including Providence on a rainy day this summer. 

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This Day in History: On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development." Carter, a peanut farmer from Georgia, served one term as U.S. president between 1977 and 1981. One of his key achievements as president was mediating the peace talks between Israel and Egypt in 1978.

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