Here are some things to know about today, Dec. 5, in and around Bristol and Warren:
- Overcast with some showers but warmer with temperatures topping out near 55 degrees.
- Take a holiday tour of Linden Place Mansion in downtown Bristol; the 200-year old Federal-style mansion is decorated beautiful wreaths, illuminated mantles and evergreen swags for the holiday season throughout the month of December.
- The Visiting Nurse Service of Bristol and Newport County will offer a free blood pressure check in the foyer of the Rogers Free Library from 11 am to noon.
- TAP-IN, the Barrington-based social services agency for the East Bay, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its founding at the Rhode Island Country Club.
- Thursday Night Write workshops continue from 6 to 7 pm at the Rogers Free Library. There will be writing prompts, suggestions and friendly reviews of submitted writings.
- Want to contra dance? Go to the Warren Community Center at 790 Main St. and join East Bay Contra Dance. You don’t need a partner. There is a $5 fee.
- The holidays are here! Share in the spirit with the rest of Bristol and Warren by sharing your photos with Santa, recipes, gift ideas, etc. on Patch. Get the details by