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- Today is Ultimate Karaoke at the . Watch the Celine Dions to the tone-deaf compete for $1,000. Event starts at 8 p.m.
- Check out some craft beers from 4 to 7 p.m. today at .
- It's sunny today but keep the ice salt handy. Saturday has a 90 percent chance of snow and rain showers.
- In addition to a smattering of classes, the is hosting Pool Palooza tonight at 7:20 p.m.!
- It's the American Heart Association's Heart Health Awareness Month. U.S. Congressman David Cicilline is asking you to wear red today to show support for the association's efforts to fight heart disease, the No. 1 killer in America.