Calendar of events

Thursday, August 29

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 …

Open Studio for Water-Media

10:00 AM
Open Studio for Water-Media Enjoy working in a quiet place with other artists. No formal instruction, but friendly advice when asked for. Drop in anytime. Date: Thursdays Time: 10-12 a.m. Fee: $5.00 for non-member; Free for members …

Young children’s story hour

10:00 AM
Bring your little ones for stories geared for 3- to 5-year-olds. Includes a craft and light snack.

Toddler tales at the Zoo

10:30 AM
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Includes a snack and a craft/activity. Recommended for ages 3-5.

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 …

Gerry & Lillian Art Collection Sale

4:00 PM
The Silvia’s were owners of an international travel agency in the local area for many years. They have traveled the world and collected art along the way. Downsizing is in their future and they are putting their extensive collection up for sale. …

Thinking of you

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Rina Naik and guest artists Elena Obelenus and Pamela Seymour Smith Sharp as part of a group exhibit August 29 through October 6 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. …

Weaver Library Farmers Market

4:00 PM
Fresh food, live music, and awesome children’s activities make the Weaver Library Farmers Market a destination for families on Thursday afternoons. Join us this week for a special Food Demonstration with samples by Chef and Rhed’s Hot Sauce …

Final Art Night Bristol Warren of the season

5:30 PM
Celebrate in Warren during the summer season's final Art Night Bristol Warren. Featured locations include 30 Cutler, Top Drawer at the Brass, 79 Joyce St., Imago Gallery, Time & Place Studio, …

Celebrate 70 Years of Weight-Loss Sucess with TOPS local chapter

6:00 PM
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) RI 33 is a weight Loss Support Group. TOPS meets weekly to discuss weight loss, nutrition, portion control, and self-care. TOPS is a non-profit weight loss support organization has well over 100,000 …

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