Calendar of events

Thursday, August 29

Taizé Prayer Service

7:00 PM
Half-hour candlelight service: simple, meditative songs, short scripture reading, period of silence, short prayers. All are welcome.

Spaces Offered at Annual Craft Fair

The Country View Estates craft fair will be held at 213 Hurst Lane on Saturday Nov. 2nd from 10 am - 3 pm. Crafters are needed. (Hurst Lane is across from the new casino.) The expanded fair includes additional artists plus a Harvest Cafe …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

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, …

Friday, August 30

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. …

Karaoke in Tiverton

6:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus will host karaoke on Fridays at their hall at 28 Fish Road in Tiverton. The kitchen will be offering food for purchase beginning at 6 p.m., with karaoke and dancing from 7 to …

Spaces Offered at Annual Craft Fair

The Country View Estates craft fair will be held at 213 Hurst Lane on Saturday Nov. 2nd from 10 am - 3 pm. Crafters are needed. (Hurst Lane is across from the new casino.) The expanded fair includes additional artists plus a Harvest Cafe …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

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