1. Support North Kingstown High School basketball tonight with the 2nd Annual NKHS Madness event. For $10 per person, enjoy a delicious pasta dinner plus three basketball games – varsity, JV and alumni games. There will also be a raffle and hoops contest. Proceeds benefit the school's freshman boys and girls basketball program. Runs from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
2. Stony Lane Elementary School is holding its Winter Bazaar on Saturday at 10 a.m. Check out handcrafted jewelry, holiday centerpieces, gourmet dog treats, children's books, purses, hats, scarves, airbrushed tattoos and much more. Runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the school.
3. Haven't told Santa what you want for Christmas? Head over to Home Depot today to meet Santa. He'll be there all weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Garden Center. Bring a camera and enjoy cocoa, popcorn and candy canes!
4. See all the events above? They were all posted on North Kingstown Patch's events calendar by readers just like you. You too can add your event to our calendar by click here. Maybe your event will make it into 5 Things!
5. Today: mostly cloudy with highs near 49. Tonight: a slight chance of showers after 10 p.m. with otherwise cloudy skies with lows around 41. Tomorrow: a chance of showers with cloudy skies and highs near 55.