Five Things You Need To Know Today, May 8
Today is Tuesday May 8. Here are five things you need to know:
CPL Drop-In Games: Children are invited to visit the Coventry Public Library's Youth Services Department from 3-5 p.m. to play board games with other library friends. Select a game from the list, ask a librarian for the game you'd like to play and have fun!
Greene Library Tea Time: Greene Library hosts a special tea/coffee time on Tuesday afternoons from 4-6 p.m. each week. Come on in and socialize with others or just enjoy a good book by the fire. Bring your friends!
School Committee Meeting: Join the School Committee and Coventry parents at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School at 7 p.m. to learn what is happening within the school district. Click here for tonight's agenda.
This Day in History:
- 2011 - A near riot breaks out at the Beijing Apple Store as the Apple iPad2 goes on sale in the People's Republic of China.
- 1989 - U.S. space shuttle STS-30 lands.
- 1988 - Amateur referees work New Jersey Devil-Boston Bruin playoff games, as NHL referees walk-off, due to a restraining order brought by Devils.
- 1958 - Vice President Nixon is shoved, stoned, booed and spat upon by protesters in Peru.
- 1952- Mad Magazine debuts.
- 1886 - Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells first Coca-Coke (contained cocaine).
To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.