Five Things You Need To Know Today, February 20
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Here are five things you need to know:
Hike and Seal Watch: Looking for something to do with the kids today while they're on school vacation? RI DEM is hosting several free events this week, including today's Guided Hikes to explore beaver dams and identify tree species. The hikes will take place at Pulaski Memorial Recreation Center in Glocester and leave on the hour at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Hikers are encouraged to dress appropriately as the area can be extremely cold in the winter wind. Click here for more info on this week's events.
RI Red Sox Scholarship: Attention high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two/ four year college or trade school! One CHS senior WILL be chosen for this prestigious award. Seniors that maintain a "B" average, completed community service, and demonstrate eligibility for financial aid should apply by the March 1 deadline. The winning Coventry student will receive tickets to attend a Red Sox game on May 11, 2013. Application materials can be found at http://www.redsoxfoundation.org/rischolarships/.
School Construction Bids: The Town of Coventry School Building Committee is seeking sealed bids for Architectural Engineering firm services for bond construction projects approved in November 2012. Sealed bids will be accepted until 12 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the School Dept. Administration Offices (1675 Flat River Rd.) Click here for complete details.
Rotary Club Dinner: The Pawtuxet Valley Rotary Club is inviting new members to its ranks just in time for its annual Membership Dinner. This year's event, to be held on Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. will host Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce. Learn how Alex and Ani built their world-renowned brand and unique culture to become the fastest growing company in America (See attached document for more details.) For membership and event information, contact President Charlie Nault at email@example.com.
Well Owner Workshop: On Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., the RI Dept. of Health and URI will host a free workshop at Loutitt Library (274 Victory Hwy., West Greenwich) for private well owners. During the workshop, those in attendance will learn about regular testing, maintenance and good housekeeping practices for their wells. This is a free program, but pre-registration is required and can be made by calling 874-4918.
To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.