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January 25

*Colonial Dining Experience, Warren

*Flicks and Fare on Washington Square, Newport

January 26

*Johnston Historical Society General Meeting, Johnston

*Rhode Island Outhouses, Lincoln

*Fifty Years of Protecting and Preserving the Narrow River and its Watershed, Narragansett

*Valley Talk: RIIFF, Woonsocket

February 1

*Guided Walk on Neutaconkanut Hill, Providence

*Flicks and Fare on Washington Square, Newport

February 8

*Flicks and Fare on Washington Square, Newport

*8th Annual Frostbite Bash, Bristol

*More events

January 19th in Rhode Island history*

1635

*In a move that's sure to win him a ton of friends, Roger Williams suggests the removal of the cross from the British flag.

1898

*Brown men's hockey plays Harvard in the first U.S. college hockey game. Brown wins 6-0.

1920

*Governor (1991-'94) Bruce Sundlun is born in Providence.

1924

*Actor (Family Plot, Raging Bull, "Cheers") and director ("S.W.A.T.," "Starsky and Hutch," "ChiPs," "Logan's Run") Nicholas "Coach" Colasanto is born in Providence.

1977

*Rhode Island and Massachusetts police and federal investigators raid a house in Coventry, seizing a cache of stolen hard drugs with an estimated street value of eight million dollars. Also, Dr. David E. Sweet, president of Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is announced as the sixth president of Rhode Island College.

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