Calendar of events

Monday, June 17

Toe Jam Puppet Band

10:00 AM
Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday morning at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

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 …

Movie Night @ Seekonk Library

6:00 PM
In this light comedy, a young woman (Rebel Wilson) disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy. Rated PG-13; 1 hours, 29 minutes. Licensing prevents us from printing titles; call the library …

Gardens of Paris, An Illustrated Talk

7:00 PM
Artist Susan Kapuscinksi Gaylord presents Gardens of Paris, An Illustrated Talk. Gaylord takes her audiences on a visual journey through the gardens of Paris from the well-known Jardin du Luxembourg …

Sunsets at Latham Park with Age Friendly Barrington

7:00 PM
Sunset Appreciation at Latham Park with Age Friendly Barrington Summer Mondays, June 17 through August 26 from 7-8:30 PM. Come to walk, sit, enjoy the view. Cancelled if raining. Please contact Laura Young at 401-465-7378 to carpool.

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, …

Tuesday, June 18

RIHA to Host ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Full-Certification Training Class on June 18th

8:00 AM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Full-Certification Training class on Tuesday, June 18th at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This new, one-day course meets …

Tuesday trail team in Westport

9:00 AM
The Westport Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to join a weekly group to beautify and maintain the more than 10 miles of trails managed by WLCT. The “Tuesday Trail Team” will meet …

Meeting Street Routines Based Interview Training

9:30 AM
Meeting Street will host a Routines Based Interview (RBI) training at its Southeast Early Education and Care (EEC) Office on Monday, June 10th. The workshop is presented by Anne Dolan, Division Director of Early Intervention at the Northeast Arc and …

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 …

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