Here are a few things you may want to know about today in Barrington:
- Partly cloudy most of the day with temperatures warming up to the low 70s.
- The Barrington Zoning Board of Review meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled; all items on the agenda will be handled at the November meeting.
- The East Bay Chamber of Commerce holds its annual awards dinner and election of 2014 officers at Jacky's Galaxie, 383 Metacom Ave., Bristol, starting with a 5:30 social hour and followed at 6:30 pm by the dinner.
- The open gym men’s basketball drop-in program operated by the Barrington Recreation Department starts at the Barrington Middle School. Men 18 and older are welcome to play every Thursday from 7 to 9 pm.
- Author Patricia Herlihy talks about her book, Vodka: A Global History, at 6 pm at Barrington Books. Mysterious in its origin, beguiling in its allure, vodka is a rising star in North American circles. Find out why.
- The Barrington Public Library, 281 County Road, hosts a free Affordable Healthcare Seminar at 7 pm. It is presented by HealthSource RI, the state’s new health insurance exchange under the federal program known as ‘Obamacare’. Learn how to select health coverage that best fits your needs.
- The Barrington High School girls’ soccer team trades kicks with Smithfield High at 6:15 pm at Victory Field.