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Bird Club explores how whales, birds work together

Bird Club explores how whales, birds work together

Peter Trull will explain the symbiotic relationship between humpback whales and marine birds when the Paskamansett Bird Club meets on September 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Hall of Friends Meeting, 739 Horseneck Road, South Dartmouth. Symbiotic relationships occur throughout nature, some subtle, others compelling. In the open sea, humpback whales create bubble columns

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Paddle the river’s West Branch on Sept. 13

Join Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures and Shelli Costa, education director of the Westport River Watershed Alliance, on a kayak trip on the West Branch of the Westport River on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Meet at Adamsville Landing on River Road. The paddling tour will include a search for fall migrants, description of

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WaterFire tangos until midnight this Saturday

WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by artist Barnaby Evans, will light up Providence shortly after sunset at 7:26 this Saturday, and burn until midnight. Argentine Tango returns to WaterFire Providence, and will perform beginning at 8:30 p.m. and running throughout the evening at various locations along the installation. WHERE: Downcity Providence WHEN: Saturday, August 29;

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Anti-sexism activist in Bristol

Anti-sexism activist Jackson Katz challenges men and women to confront attitudes about American manhood and gender violence and offers solutions from his “bystander approach” to create cultural change to stem violence against women, with his presentation “More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women.” Katz’s presentation will be followed by roundtable

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Bobby Collins returns to Ocean State Theatre

Comedian Bobby Collins has the ability to truthfully translate the human condition. Audiences across the country relate to his comedic characterizations as he exposes the humor of day-to-day situations as well as serving up resplendent rants on world events. Through precise physical timing and impeccable audience insight, he has honed his talents while performing from

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