Calendar of events

Wednesday, September 30

Women Leading Change: Our Voices Matter

6:00 PM
This is Women's Fund of Rhode Island's premier fundraiser. Our overarching theme in 2020 is Civic Engagement. This event will highlight the work women have done to get us where we are today and how much more work there is to do. Gender …

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification – University College RWU

This course is available 100% online and self-paced. Learn and demonstrate your skills in Microsoft Office applications by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Through the use of Jasperactive (Learning Platform) and …

What's Local Wednesday

The Schoolyard Farmers-Makers market engages visitors as a part of Hope & Main's nonprofit mission, helping locally-based food and beverage businesses start up, scale and thrive. Market-goers will be delighted to find a stellar cast of vendors …

Thursday, October 1

Newport Art Museum opening Warhol exhibition

12:00 AM
The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view Sept.19 through Dec. 20. "Andy Warhol: Big Shot" is the artist’s third exhibition …

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification – University College RWU

This course is available 100% online and self-paced. Learn and demonstrate your skills in Microsoft Office applications by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Through the use of Jasperactive (Learning Platform) and …

Friday, October 2

Newport Art Museum opening Warhol exhibition

12:00 AM
The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view Sept.19 through Dec. 20. "Andy Warhol: Big Shot" is the artist’s third exhibition …

Rhythm Is Going To Get You

7:00 PM
This social ballroom dancing event is held on the first and third Friday’s monthly. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a lesson at 7:45 p.m. and general dancing to pre-recorded music selections until 10:00 p.m. B.Y.O.B. and everyone brings a snack to …

Rhythm Is Going To Get You

7:00 PM
This social ballroom dancing event is held on the first and third Friday’s monthly. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a lesson at 7:45 p.m. and general dancing to pre-recorded music selections until 10:00 p.m. B.Y.O.B. and everyone brings a snack to …

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification – University College RWU

This course is available 100% online and self-paced. Learn and demonstrate your skills in Microsoft Office applications by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Through the use of Jasperactive (Learning Platform) and …

Saturday, October 3

Newport Art Museum opening Warhol exhibition

12:00 AM
The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view Sept.19 through Dec. 20. "Andy Warhol: Big Shot" is the artist’s third exhibition …

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