Calendar of events

Wednesday, June 26

Carnival lights up the Common

12:00 AM
Come take a ride on the midway, try your hand at one of the many games of skill (or chance), and grab some cotton candy when the Rockwell Amusements carnival returns to the Bristol Town Common, …

Drawing the Landscape with Suzanne Lewis

9:30 AM
Drawing the Landscape with Suzanne Lewis Meet at various locations in the East Bay to draw landscapes, including buildings and boats. Learn perspective and how to draw textures. We will draw in charcoal, pen and colored pencil. Date: 3 …

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 …

“More Than Meets the Eye”

4:00 PM
Come to an exhibition of Jim Wright's Sculptures and Paintings. "More Than Meets the Eye". Opening Reception will be June 22nd, 4 to 7PM, Jim’s lifelong fascination with the figure can be seen in his sculptures and paintings, as can his lifelong …

Women's Sailing

5:30 PM
The Herreshoff Marine Museum offers unique & interactive youth and adult sailing classes for the summer and fall. The mission of the Herreshoff Seamanship Program is to teach the art of seamanship and the principles of sailing, with an emphasis on …

Open Figure Studio with Wayne

6:00 PM
Open Figure Studio with Wayne Quackenbush Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction. A series of long and short poses. Date: 4 Wednesdays, June 19-July 10 OR July 24-Aug 14 Time: 6-9 PM Tuition: $50/$40 members (tuition is …

Fourth of July Concert Series in Bristol

6:30 PM
Concerts begin Thursday, June 20 and will be held nightly through July 3. For a complete schedule, visitfourthofjulybristolri.com.WHERE: Independence Park, BristolWHEN: June 20-July 3; shows begin at …

Holy Angels Church Hosting the On-The-Go Summer Special

Holy Angels Parish in Barrington will commence its seasonal festivities at the On-The-Go Summer Special, being held on Thursday, July 11 from 3:00 to 6:30pm. All are welcome to place an order for this dinner event, where delicious take-out …

Holy Angels Church Hosting the On-The-Go Summer Special

Holy Angels Parish in Barrington will commence its seasonal festivities at the On-The-Go Summer Special, being held on Thursday, July 11 from 3:00 to 6:30pm. All are welcome to place an order for this dinner event, where delicious take-out …

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, …

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