Here's a handful of things to keep in mind for today.
If you have an event you'd like us to consider for Five Things, click here to add it to the events calendar. We check it often!CHS Blood Drive: Today from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., the Rhode Island Blood Center will be collecting donations in the Coventry High School gymnasium. The Back to School Blood Drive is open to all students, staff, faculty and parents. Note: 16-year-old students must weigh a minimum of 130 pounds to donate and need a signed permission slip available at the front office of nurse's office. Students 17 and older must weight at least 110 pounds, but do not need parental permission. All students who donate will receive a "Get Out of Gym" card good for one class and a coupon for a healthy snack.
Greene Farmers Market: Skip the grocery store tonight and pick up some fresh veggies, breads and pies at Greene Library's Farmers Market! From 4-7 p.m. each Tuesday through September, the Library (179 Hopkins Hollow Rd.) will host the community market that also offers plants, original craftwork and more. If you would like to become a vendor or need more details, call the call the library at 397-3873 or contact Gail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coventry FD Board Meeting: At 6 p.m. on tomorrow, Sept. 4, the Coventry (Anthony) Fire District Board of Directors will meet at Anthony Station (571 Washington St.). Agenda items include personnel changes and officer reports. Click here to view the meeting agenda.
Crafters Needed: Members of the Western RI Civic Historical Society are currently seeking crafters and vendors for the 4th Annual Paine House Museum Heritage Day to take place on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Paine House on Station Street. If interested, contact Sandy at 821-2444.
Be a Sports Blogger! Are you crazy about Coventry sports? Coventry Patch is looking for bloggers for the fall sports season, whether it be youth, high school, college or professional. If you're interested, or know a player, coach or parent who might be, have them send an email to email@example.com, or simply click here for all of the details and instructions!
To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.