Thursday: Book Presentation, Talk on American Icons
A look at what's happening in and around Middletown today.
1. Middletown Police Chief Anthony Pesare will present his book "They Always Win" at 5 p.m. in the Newport Athletic Club cafe. The event is free and open to the public.
2. The Aquidneck Land Trust and the East Bay Met School will hold a clean-up at Miantonomi Memorial Park and Sunset Hill from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are welcome. Contact Sophia DeMaio at 401-849-2799 x 14 or SDeMaio@ailt.org, or Taylor Rock at email@example.com and 401-846-5806 for more information.
3. Today in high school sports: the Middletown varsity boys' tennis team takes on West Warwick High; the varsity boys' basketball team competes against Tiverton; and the varsity fastpitch softball team plays Prout School.
4. Brown University professor Elliot J. Gorn, will present a lecture, “American Icons: The Power of Enduring Texts and Images in U.S. Society,” at 6:30 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall at Salve Regina University.
5. A 50 percent chance of showers today, and highs in the mid-50s, according to the National Weather Service.