Calendar of events

Thursday, July 18

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, July 19

Honky Tonk Laundry opens at the Firebarn

12:00 AM
July brings “Nashville Heaven” to the Little Theatre Firebarn with Honky Tonk Laundry. Thelma and Louise have nothing on these two “country angels” who turn the laundromat …

The Grace School Launches First Summer Camp

8:30 AM
The Grace School at Meeting Street proudly announces its first summer camp programming for students entering grades 1 through 5. Arts and Smarts Summer Camp at The Grace School is available for two week-long sessions in July at The Grace School’s …

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 …

Maximum Temperature

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Mary Dondero and guest artists Tracey J. Maroni and Mary Vecchio as part of a group exhibit July 18 through August 25 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The public is …

Bingo for Brains!

5:30 PM
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. BINGO at 6:30 p.m. ADMISSION PRICE: $15.00 Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 401-228-3319 for more information Reservations accepted for tables of 10 Information? E-Mail: …

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 …

Meteor Shower

7:30 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Alex Bowden 401.215.7312 | STEVE MARTIN’S METEOR SHOWER AT THE BARN SUMMER PLAYHOUSE July 19, 20, 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. July 21 at 2:00 p.m. …

Led Zeppelin Legacy- No Quarter

8:00 PM
For over 15 years No Quarter (a tribute to the Led Zeppelin legacy) has been pounding the Hammer of the Gods to Led Zeppelin Fans both nationally and internationally. This authentic Live Concert reproduction goes far beyond any group of musicians …

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