Calendar of events

Wednesday, May 29

Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties

11:00 AM
The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) in Newport, RI is pleased to announce the debut of its newest exhibition, Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties, culminating with a celebration of the 50th …

‘Hand Me the Mic’ Singing Competition Coming to Warwick Mall this Spring

12:00 PM
The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation invites singers ages 13 to 19 to enter its second annual ‘Hand Me the Mic’ singing competition, with preliminary rounds to be held at the Warwick Mall, beginning Saturday, April 27th. The competition seeks to …

'Nothing Like a Dame' film series

1:00 PM
Librarian Doug Swiszcz latest film lecture series, Nothing Like a Dame: Britain’s Honored Actresses, features movies with British actresses who have been made Dames Commander of the Order of …

Spring After-School Sailing

4:15 PM
Fun after-school sailing program for youth of all abilities, age 7-15. Taught on our sailing school fleet of keel boats ranging in size from 16' to 23'. Spring: May 13 - June 5, 4:15-6:15pm, Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 weeks - $250 The …

Movie Night @ Seekonk Library

5:30 PM
In this story, a paralyzed billionaire forms an unlikely friendship with an ex-convict caretaker. Starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, this film is a remake of the French film: The Intouchables. The story is based on the life of Philippe Pozzo di …

Movie Night @ Seekonk Library

In this story, a paralyzed billionaire forms an unlikely friendship with an ex-convict caretaker. Starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, this film is a remake of the French film: The Intouchables. The story is based on the life of Philippe Pozzo di …

Mystic Aquarium to Celebrate Opening of its New Marine National Monuments Exhibit

On Wednesday, May 29th, as part of Mystic Aquarium’s Conservation in Action series, members of the community are invited to join in celebration of the Aquarium’s new exhibit, developed in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, …

Take-Out Thursday Returns to Holy Angels Church! Order Today!

The fully-accessible hall downstairs at Holy Angels Church in Barrington will reopen for Take-Out Thursday, a food sale fundraiser and much-enjoyed East Bay attraction, on June 6. All are welcome to purchase delicious, modestly-priced …

Westport Library Book Donation

Donate Used Books to the Westport Library April through August. The Friends of the Westport Library will begin accepting book, CD and DVD donations April 1st for the Summer Paperback Book sale and the huge Annual Book sale in September. Please, …

Thursday, May 30

Children’s story hour in Barrington

10:00 AM
Come to Barrington Books and hear Miss Margie read several theme-related story and picture books geared towards the pre-school set, followed by craft time allowing the children to express their …

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