- The Community Citizen Awards will be presented tonight for outstanding service to the Town of Middletown on the grounds of the Aquidneck Grange on East Main Road across from Frosty Freez. Who will be Citizen of the Year, Firefighter of the Year, Police Officer of the Year, Principal of the Year, and Teacher/Farmer of the Year? All are welcome to attend to find out.
- Meet expert sailor, two-time America's Cup winner and author Peter Isler tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at West Marine in Middletown. Isler will also sign copies of his book, The Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets.
- The Middletown Public Library is welcoming lovers and readers of Shakespeare to join the group, "The Bard is Here." They meet Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Bring your own collected volume or borrow the library's copy for the night.
- run today from 5 to 7 p.m.
- On this date in history in 1936, Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind, one of the best-selling novels of all time and basis for the Oscar-winning 1939 movie, was published.