Here's a handful of things to keep in mind for today.
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NECAP Testing: New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) testing in Reading will take place today, Wednesday and Thursday for students in grades 3-5. Parents are asked to make sure children get a good night's sleep beforehand and have a good breakfast each morning. Additional testing for these grades will take place Oct. 8-10 and 15-16.Hungry for Change at NEFA: From 7-8:30 p.m. beginning today, Oct. 1, and again on Tuesday Oct. 8 and 15, New England Farm and Artist (NEFA), (1112 Main Street), is offering "Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability" - a discussion course developed by the Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI). Course books developed by NWEI are available at NEFA for $25, however public copies to share are also available at the shop. To register, click here (and scroll down) to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call Ellen at 744-1702 or simply drop by the store!
Greene Homestead Tours: Did you know that Spring 2013 marked the Nathanael Greene Homestead's 89th season as a museum? Take a tour at 50 Taft Street in Coventry to learn all about Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene who built and lived in the home, known as Spell Hall, from 1770 to 1776. Tours are given from Apr. 1 to Oct. 31 on Monday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Click here to visit the Homestead's Facebook page for more information.
Tomorrow - Haunted Howl-O-Ween Party: From 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Oct. 2, Nino's on Lake Tiogue (446 Tiogue Ave.) will host the annual Easter Seal's "Haunted Howl-O-Ween Party 2013", sponsored by Century 21 Access America. The cocktail party will feature food, music, door prizes and a silent auction, and all proceeds will benefit the Easter Seals of Rhode Island. Tickets are available by calling the Century 21 Coventry office at 828-2100.
Plan Ahead - Scouting Golf Tourney: Parents of Troop 39 Summit are sponsoring a golf tournament to fund the Troop's camping activities and excursions. The event will be held Sunday, Oct. 6 at noon and is open to all golfers. Cost is $120 for 18 holes, lunch, dinner, cart and raffle items. For more information, contact Ron Stevenson at email@example.com.