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Five Things for Tuesday: Drop-In Computer Class, Carousel Commission Meeting & More

Here are some of the events happening around East Providence for Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

East Providence Weather: 

  • Tuesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Drop in Computer Class: Stop by the Weaver Library today for help with your computer questions - email, Facebook, eBook reader and more. Contact the Weaver Library at 401-434-2453.

Farmer's Market: This relatively new farmer's market is open every Tuesday through October. 20 Newman Avenue, Rumford, RI. 

Carousel Commission Meeting: Monthly meeting of the Crescent Park Carousel Commission.  The commission mets on the 4th Tuesday of each month with the exception of December from 6pm - 8pm at the Crescent Park Carousel.  Meetings are open to the public.

This Day in History: On October 23, 2002, about 50 Chechen rebels storm a Moscow theater, taking up to 700 people hostage during a sold-out performance of a popular musical. The second act of the musical "Nord Ost" was just beginning at the Moscow Ball-Bearing Plant's Palace of Culture when an armed man walked onstage and fired a machine gun into the air. The terrorists—including a number of women with explosives strapped to their bodies—identified themselves as members of the Chechen Army. They had one demand: that Russian military forces begin an immediate and complete withdrawal from Chechnya, the war-torn region located north of the Caucasus Mountains.

 

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