Five Things You Need To Know: July 24

Here's what's going on today around Tiverton and Little Compton.

Help For Seniors: Health Insurance & Benefits: Seniors can get help with health insurance, supplemental insurance, Medicare Advantage plans and other medical or food assistance programs.  You must call the center the  to make an appointment with Janet Holmes, who is there every Tuesday morning at 9:00am.

Jr. Explorers Event: The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island invites children ages 6 through 8 to investigate nature through games, crafts, and exploration at the . Be ready to find live animals and use real scientific tools! Meet at the Environmental Center. Adult accompaniment is required. Registration by phone or email is highly recommended. This event is free, but there is a parking fee at the town beach.

Senior Functional Fitness: with Debbie Gagnon providing low impact, interval aerobic movement with dance. The class focuses on core muscle groups and cardiovascular fitness in a safe manner. Takes place at  at 11:00am.

Mah Jongg: The Dragon-Flowers Mah Jongg Group meets every Tuesday from 12:30 to 4:30 in the Game Room at Sakonnet Bay Manor, 1215 Main Rd, Tiverton.  Experienced American-MahJongg players are welcome to join any Tuesday.  For more information, contact Pat at 401.624.3070 (email to mahjongg593@aol.com) OR Gretchen at 401.359.0113 (email togretchenjane@cox.net). They also give lessons for anyone interested in learning this fascinating game of tiles

This Day in History: On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru that is now one of the world's top tourist destinations.



robertmulvey July 24, 2012 at 09:46 AM
My wife and two children and I live in the state of Illinois. Our current health insurance plan is a Choice Plan that is provided by "Penny Health" . The plan itself is a consumer driven health care plan.
Just Another Taxpayer July 24, 2012 at 02:17 PM
Will there be a story regarding last night's Tiverton Town Council meeting ?
Rug Doctor July 24, 2012 at 04:14 PM
It does not look like it. This Patch is going downhill real fast!!!
Erin Tiernan July 24, 2012 at 04:48 PM
I am in NYC this week training at Patch's headquarters, but I am working with the Town Clerk to get the tapes and get a story up ASAP. I'll be back in action on Thursday!


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