Learn About Keeping Kids Safe From Cyberbullying, Sexting; King Philip's War

Here are some things to know about today in and around Bristol and Warren.

Internet Safety logo. Credit: L.Filippelli
Internet Safety logo. Credit: L.Filippelli

Here are some things to know about today, Jan. 29, in and around Bristol and Warren: 

  • Snow showers end early with bright sunshine moving in later and a high temperature of around 27 degrees. 
  • St. John's Episcopal Church, 191 County Road, Barrington, hosts at 7 pm a presentation on parenting titled "Practicing Internet Safety: Exploring the Dangers of Sexting, Preventing Cyberbullying, and Managing Private Information Online." Dr. Lawrence P. Filippelli, assistant superintendent of schools in Scituate and an adjunct faculty member and educational consultant at Johnson and Wales University, will offer information to parents and anyone who is interested in keeping children safe from cyberbullying, sexting, cybermobbing and online predators.  
  • The adult book discussion group at Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St., meets at 3 pm and 7 pm to discuss “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck – the classic for the year. The group meets in the Herreshoff Community Room.
  • The first of three Bristol Historical Society-sponsored fireside lectures at Mount Hope Farm, 250 Metacom Ave., Bristol, starts at 7 pm with author Michael Tougias discussing, “King Philip’s War: The War in Our Backyard.” It's a narrated slide presentation based on his books about the war. Admission for members is free; non-members pay $5. For more information, call 401-254-1745. 
  • The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team travels to Chariho High School for a match at 4 pm.
  • The competition cheerleading team at Mt. Hope High School, 199 Chestnut St., Bristol, hosts a meet at 6:30 pm.


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