5 Things: College Time, History Lesson
Here are 5 Things to know in Bristol and Warren today and over the weekend.
1. Time for college seniors to map the route to their future. Start today as Mt. Hope High School hosts its annual College Fair from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in the high school cafeteria.
At least 18 colleges, universities and technical schools have committed to attending the event. The fair will allow students to gather information about programs, admission criteria and application information. Students and families will be able to ask representatives questions specific to the school or program. If you would like to attend, email Mrs. Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-254-5980, ext. 3021.
2. Do you have old, unused, or unwanted electronics taking up space in your home? Bring them to the Mount Hope Farmers Market Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, for a free electronic recycling dropoff event.
All types of electronic items are accepted including computers, printers, stereo equipment, microwaves, TVs, monitors, cell phones and small appliances. Anything with a wire. There is a $10 disposal fee for air conditioners, dehumidifiers and mini refrigerators.
For more information see www.indiecycle.com or call 401-484-8838.
3. Learn the darker side of local history during a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol. The walk is focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and its involvement in the slave trade.
The guided tour is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. and will begin at Linden Place, the Federal-style mansion built by architect Russell Warren for George DeWolf, in downtown Bristol.
The tour — ends at the DeWolf Tavern — costs $20, $15 for Linden Place members, and includes a complimentary drink at the DeWolf Tavern. Reservations are required and the tour is limited to 15 people. For more information and reservations, please call the Linden Place office at 253-0390.
4. Parishoners can support their local religious insitutions with annual events this weekend.
5. Fall is starting to settle in. Expect a cool weekend with partly sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-60s. Overnight lows in the 50s.