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1. Chartley Halloween Parade
The Chartley Halloween parade will start at noon today. Route 123 between the Norton/Attleboro line and St. Mary’s Church will close at 11:30 a.m. to make way for the procession.
2. Free watercolor workshop
Hunakai Studio will be holding a free watercolor workshop 10 a.m. to noon for adult students new to the studio. All materials will be provided for the one day workshop. Space is limited call or email to reserve your spot. Must not have taken classes or workshops at Hunakai Studio in the past. Offer for new students only. For more information call 508-543-5665 or visit http://www.hunakaistudio.org.
3. PROVENGE for prostate cancer patients
Sturdy Memorial Hospital is now an accredited provider of PROVENGE, the first and only FDA-approved immunotherapy for advanced prostate cancer. PROVENGE helps patients with metastatic prostate cancer—“metastatic” signifying that the cancer has spread from where it originated to another place in the body—to live longer. Patients with advanced prostate cancer should speak with their doctor about PROVENGE therapy. PROVENGE is covered by most insurance plans. For more information about this treatment and cancer care services at Sturdy, call 508-236-7010.
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5. High near 60, low around 52
Today there is a 20 percent chance of rain. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind will be 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Rain is 60 percent likely, mainly after 4 a.m. It will be cloudy, with a low around 52. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.