−Discussion of “November 22, 1963″ @ Rogers Free Library3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rogers Free Library Adult Book Club will meet on Wednesday, November 22 to
discuss Adam Braver’s book about the day JFK was assassinated.
The meetings are in the Herreshoff Community Room at 3:00pm and 7:00pm.
The author will join the discussion at 7:0opm. Mr. Braver’s new book,
“Misfit” about Marilyn Monroe will be available for purchase at the 7:00pm
meeting.+3:00 pmDiscussion of “November 22, 1963″ @ Rogers Free Library
−“A Swift Cause” Benefit @ St. Luke’s School6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a girls’ night out at a holiday shopping extravaganza benefiting “A Swift Cause.” More than 20 vendors will be showcasing their items featuring: Initial Response, KK Creations, Lia Sophia, Lizzy’s Loft, Mermaid Baubles, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, MaryKay Cosmetics, JD Baked Goods, Lorimar Creations, Thirty One Gifts, WristCandy, Heidi’s Bling, Out of My Mind Designs, Treehouse Fleece, Bumblee Bee Bella, Wrapeaze, Sanju’s Threading & Boutique, Croce & Tiziani, Bottlecap Bowtique, Rhode Island Light Bottles, Jammin Jellies and more. Admission includes complimentary beverages, hors d’oeuvres and a chance to win a prize. Bring a non-perishable item to be donated to Tap-In and receive another ticket for a chance to win.+6:00 pm“A Swift Cause” Benefit @ St. Luke’s School
−Fahrenheit 451 @ Mt Hope High School7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Ray Bradbury’s 1951 novel transforms into an onstage drama about a dystopian
society that exists to burn books in order to discontinue individual thoughts
and social unrest. Firefighter, Guy Montag, whose job it is to burn books
is presented with an alternative lifestyle and must choose between the life
he knows or a life that allows him to read and have freedom of thought
and expression. Carol Schlink, director.+7:00 pmFahrenheit 451 @ Mt Hope High School
−Red Eye Flight in Concert @ Sandywoods Center for the Arts7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The local Americana band features strong vocal harmonies and fun arrangements.+7:00 pmRed Eye Flight in Concert @ Sandywoods Center for the Arts
−Annual Turkey Trot / Thanksgiving Raffle @ Bishop Hickey Knights of Columbus7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
THE MAIN RAFFLE TICKETS ARE $1.00 EACH, OR 6 FOR $5.00 WITH PRIZES OF $ 300.00, $200.00 AND $100.00. IN ADDITION WE WILL RAFFLE OFF TURKEY’S, GIFT CARDS AND THANKSGIVING BASKETS. THERE ALSO WILL BE A DOOR PRIZE. BRING A CANNED GOOD TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DOOR PRIZE RAFFLE. BISHOP HICKEY WILL PROVIDE FREE HOT DOG’S, PIZZA, PASTRY AND COFFEE. THERE WILL ALSO BE A CASH BAR. PLEASE COME AND JOIN OUR GREAT FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! ***IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE TICKETS PLEASE CALL DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT S. RODRIGUES AT 401-935-6835 OR SEND A E-MAIL WITH YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER, AND ADDRESS TO: email@example.com AND WE WILL GET THE TICKETS RIGHT OUT TO YOU, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
YOU DON’T NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.+7:30 pmAnnual Turkey Trot / Thanksgiving Raffle @ Bishop Hickey Knights of Columbus
−RWU Theatre Main Season Series II: “Antigone” @ Roger Williams University7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Robin Stone directs this classic Greek tragedy about Antigone, daughter of the deceased King Oedipus, who defies the new ruler of Thebes by attempting to have a respectable burial of her slain brother, though it may mean her death. This play explores issues of war, law, morality and class struggle. The performance takes place in the Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $5 for students and seniors.+7:30 pmRWU Theatre Main Season Series II: “Antigone” @ Roger Williams University
−IQA Northeast Regional Quidditch Tournament @ Fort Adams State Park9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The International Quidditch Association (IQA) is holding the Northeast Regional Quidditch Tournament at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI on November 17 and 18, 2012. Teams from all over New England and New York will be converging on Newport to compete for Regional Championship and earn qualifying spots for the Quidditch World Cup. Visit the IQA Website for more information.+9:00 amIQA Northeast Regional Quidditch Tournament @ Fort Adams State Park
−Nature Sketching @ Audubon Environmental Education Center10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Naturalist and artist Frances Topping will demonstrate how to use a journal/sketchbook to record and more fully engage with your surroundings and experiences. Review examples, get ideas on what and how to observe in the field and review techniques. Bring a lunch and plain notepaper or sketchbook and either a pencil, felt tip or waterproof pen. Optional items include a folding chair or something to sit on outdoors and a hand lens or magnifying glass. Students may use colored pencils or watercolor if they wish. Advance registration is required.+10:00 amNature Sketching @ Audubon Environmental Education Center
−Free Zumba(r) at the Seekonk Public Library! @ Seekonk Public Library10:30 am – 11:30 am
Back by popular demand, instructor Sara Greene returns with a 4-week session for Zumba®. Join the fun and dance off the stress of the week at the Seekonk Public Library beginning Saturday, October 27th at 10:30 am.
This class is perfect for beginners and anyone wanting to try out this popular and exhilarating dance workout before the holiday feasting begins! Don’t miss the opportunity to try out the hottest fitness trend for free!
This event is free and open to the public thanks to a sponsorship from the Friends of the Seekonk Public Library. Registration is required. Call the library to reserve your space today at (508) 336-8230 or visit www.seekonkpl.org.+10:30 amFree Zumba(r) at the Seekonk Public Library! @ Seekonk Public Library
−One stop holiday shopping event! @ Upper Greene Lane Clubhouse11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come and join us at the Upper Greene Lane clubhouse in the Balfour Beatty community for a one stop holiday shopping event featuring Silpada Jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Usborn Books, Athenas Goddess, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Mary Kay, Tupperware, 31 Gifts, Homecoming Trunk Show, and Etsy shop owners selling their handmade items! We will be there from 11am-2pm on Saturday, November 17th. The address is 1 Gravelly Rd, Middletown, RI 02842.+11:00 amOne stop holiday shopping event! @ Upper Greene Lane Clubhouse