Tuesday Five: Don't Text & Drive, Farmers Market, Autumnfest Buttons, Ghost Tours

It's Tuesday - here are some things to know:


Don't text and drive - Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and AT&T will mark “National Don’t Text and Drive Day” by kicking off the “Txtng & Drivng…It Can Wait” public awareness campaign at Cranston High School East. You can mark it by keeping your eyes on the road while you're driving.

Farmer's market - The Woonsocket Farmers Market is open every Tuesday from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Thundermist Health Center. Swing by and check out the fresh food and items for sale. For more details about the market visit: Woonsocket Farmers Market.

Register to vote - Oct. 7 is the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election, and Oct. 16 is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot. This election season voters will also be required to show a voter ID.

Ghost tours - Check out the eerie past and potentially haunting present with the Providence Ghost Tour, 7 p.m. at Prospect Terrace, Congdon Street, Providence. A walking ghost and haunted history tour of the East Side of Providence, featuring ghosts, murders, suicides, fires, and unfortunate gruesome accidents. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $18 in person. Visit the Providence Ghost Tourwebsite for tickets and more information.

Autumnfest Buttons - Buy an Autumfest button for $1 and help keep this annual tradition running. The proceeds help to fund the annual fall celebration coming Oct. 6-8. Buttons are for sale at all the city's Li'l General locations, as well as the chain's locations on Rte. 146A in North Smithfield and on Rte. 104/Greenville Road.

The buttons are also available at Broaster House, Pepin Lumber, Beacon Charter School, Milford Savings, Kennedy Manor, Park View Manor, Waterview Apartments, ParkSquare Florist and Don's Barber Shop.

Wright's Dairy Farm at 200 Woonsocket Hill Road and Dean Bank in Blackstone, MA and Bellingham, MA are also selling the buttons.


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