January 4, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Visit bird sanctuary on ‘welcome day’

The Norman Bird Sanctuary opens all its doors on Saturday, Jan. 13, for a Winter Welcome Day. Visitors are welcome to join sanctuary staff for all or part of the day. More...

Disco event benefits dance troupe

Island Moving Co. invites everyone to boogie at its Friday, Feb. 23, “Disco Inferno: Burn Snowball Burn,” from 9 p.m. to 1a.m. at the Boom Boom Room at the Clarke Cooke House on Newport’s Banister’s Wharf. More...

Contra dance in Newport

A Community Contra Dance will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, from 8. to 11 p.m. in Fenner Hall, at 15 Fenner Ave.in Newport. The event is open to all, no partner or experience needed. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. More...

Well water program on television

To help private well owners protect their drinking water supply, the University of Rhode Island is sponsoring a television program that will be broadcast on Cox channel 15 in January. More...

Winter series begins at the art museum

Richard Grosvenor, artist, author and teacher, will open the Newport Art Museum’s 2007 Winter Lecture Series on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 2 p.m. More...

Rehearsals begin for spring concerts

On Monday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., the Jamestown Community Chorus will begin rehearsals at Central Baptist Church for its spring concert titled “Going Home,” which will be performed on May 5 and 6. More...

Try seal watching for a day of fun

Seals have taken up residence in Narragansett Bay for the winter. Watch them from aboard the M/V Alletta Morris, operated by naturalists from Save The Bay. More...

Thursday nights get hot, hot, hot with Latin dance

The Jamestown Department of Parks and Recreation will be starting three new adult dance classes on Thursday evenings at the Community Center beginning Jan. 11. Latin Workout will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a partner is not necessary. More...

Book group takes up Erdrich

Upcoming books to be read for the Evening Book Discussion, led by Richard Tyre, include: “Tales of Burning Love,” by Louise Erdrich on Jan. 16, 2007; “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” by Milan Kundera, Feb. More...

Caswell memorial service

A memorial service for William S. Caswell will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, at St. Matthew’s church in Jamestown. The public is invited. There will be a reception immediately following in the parish hall. Mr. More...

Celebrate twelfth night with medieval feast

The Chorus of Westerly will throw a Peasants’ Feast, a traditional component of the Chorus’s annual production of “A Celebration of Twelfth Night.” Performances are on Jan. More...