Five Things You Need To Know: July 27
Here's some of the things going on around Barrington today.
Book Launch: Barrington Books will host the book launch of local author Jon Land's "Strong Vengeance" on Friday, July 27th at 5:00pm. This is the latest Caitlin Strong novel which takes readers to the gulf coast of Mexico. Grapes & Grains of Barrington will be pouring three wine selections based on the personalities and characteristics of the main characters in the book.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Lesson: Looking to do something fun on a Friday night. Come by the Barrington Democratic Club, 186 Roffee St, Barrington, RI for a ballroom and latin dance lesson. Professional dancer Nelia Lawton teaches a lesson for beginners beginning at 7pm, followed by a social dance from 8pm to 11pm. Cost is $15.00.
This Day in History: On this day in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee recommends that America's 37th president, Richard M. Nixon, be impeached and removed from office. The impeachment proceedings resulted from a series of political scandals involving the Nixon administration that came to be collectively known as Watergate.
Today's Forecast from the National Weather Service: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 8 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.