The 40th Annual Polar Bear Plunge saw chilly temps but plenty of character.
Though the past two New Year's Days have seen mild temperatures, in 2013 things got a bit chillier. North Kingstown residents descended upon town beach for the 40th Annual Polar Bear Plunge with temperatures just above freezing. Add your pics from this year's Polar Bear Plunge by clicking the "Upload" button!
Five things to know for Dec. 31.
1. Need to make plans for New Year's? Want to know what's open? Check out our NYE Guide to NK here. 2. Want to show off your pictures of NK's first snowfall this season? Add them to our article here to share! 3. Usher in the new year with nearly freezing cold water! Of course, we're speaking of the 40th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at North Kingstown Town Beach. There will be refreshments and commemorative shirts available for purchase. P.S. There's a costume contest, too! 4. Did you know you can add events (like yard sales, fundraisers, etc.) right to our site? Learn how to post your events and more here. 5. Today: partly sunny with highs near 36. Tonight: mostly cloudy with lows around 28. Tomorrow: sunny with highs near 36.