Jul 30, 2014
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5 Things to Know About This Week

Windy, sunny today; schools, government offices closed; college-for-less seminar; school vacation week programs; children's entertainer Wayne Potash.

5 Things to Know About This Week

Here are five things you should know about today and for this week in and around Barrington:

  1. There will be plenty of sunshine and lots of wind today with temperatures reaching only into the low 30s and gusts occasionally getting up to 40 mph.
  2. Schools and all government offices will be closed for Presidents’ Day today, and there will be no mail delivery.
  3. Learn 5 strategies for paying less for college in a seminar today for parents of college-bound students at the Sylvan Learning Center, 334 County Road, from 4 to 6 pm.
  4. The Barrington recreation department offers a school vacation-week program at the middle school starting Tuesday with two sessions daily through Friday for kids ages 6-12. Games, sports, arts and crafts and special themed events each day from 9:30 am to noon and 12:30 to 3 pm. $5 per child per session.
  5. Children's entertainer Wayne Potash performs at the Barrington Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 am. Potash, a Parents' Choice Award winner, is considered one of the most engaging music performers for children in New England.

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