Calendar of events


Wednesday, May 25

Kingston Chamber Music Festival

4:00 PM
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is a two week chamber music festival that takes place at the University of Rhode Island. These provocative programs will take audiences on a sonic journey that celebrates both the earliest luminaries of classical …

Alzheimer's Association Caregivers' Support Group

6:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association Bristol-area Caregivers' Support Group. This monthly, in-person support group meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm. Please reach out to Joan Miller by email at joanmalz814@gmail.com to register.

Portsmouth Art Guild Art Exhibit: Imagine Color

“Imagine Color” is the theme of the upcoming juried show of artwork sponsored by the Portsmouth Art Guild. The show will be at the Common Fence Point Community Center, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI May 13 through June 7. The opening reception …

Portsmouth Art Guild Exhibit: Imagine Color

“Imagine Color” is the theme of the upcoming juried show of artwork sponsored by the Portsmouth Art Guild. The show will be at the Common Fence Point Community Center, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI May 13 through June 7. The opening reception …

Ticket to Dine Restaurant Event

Support Local: Delight yourself with a night out to our area restaurants - participate in a raffle and win BIG! FIRST PRIZE: $350 CASH! 2 night getaway stay in Newport! Win lots of raffle prizes, including Gift Certificates to many restaurants! …

Thursday, May 26

Thursday Thrift Shop

10:00 AM
The Thursday Thrift Shop of the United Congregational Church of Little Compton is open for the season! Come see our fabulous finds in gently used clothing, small kitchen goods and household decorations. Watch for our pop-up sales on Instagram & …

Touro Synagogue: Step inside America's oldest synagogue once again

10:00 AM
Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, has re-opened for the 2022 Season and will be open 5 days a week in May. Touro Synagogue Foundation is also pleased to announce that the history presentations will once again take place inside the synagogue …

Blue Sky Flooding, an Exhibit Exploring the Devastating Human Impact on the Environment

1:00 PM
The Bristol Art Museum announces its next exhibition of artworks by artists who explore and question the devastating impact that human activity has on the environment. The exhibit features an impressive list of local, regional, and nationally-renown …

To the Surface: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

6:30 PM
Funded by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, the Bristol Art Museum will host a screening of To the Surface, a film by Bristol-native Tyler Murgo who raises questions about the global impact of Narragansett Bay’s seafood industry …

Portsmouth Art Guild Art Exhibit: Imagine Color

“Imagine Color” is the theme of the upcoming juried show of artwork sponsored by the Portsmouth Art Guild. The show will be at the Common Fence Point Community Center, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI May 13 through June 7. The opening reception …

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