February 1, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Sign up for spring baseball

Jamestown Baseball will begin registration on Monday, Feb. 5.. Players can be registered in one of three ways: 1. More...

Get your tickets for JCT's staging of 'Yours, Anne'

Anne Frank's diary is one of the best-selling books in history and has been translated into 67 languages. More...

Natural history survey lecture

The Rhode Island Natural History Survey will host a free lecture titled "Phragmites australis: The good, the bad, and the ugly" by Laura A. Meyerson, URI assistant professor of natural resources science, Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Writers' night out in Wickford

Providence author Karen Lee Boren will read from her novel "Girls in Peril" tonight, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. at Writers' Night Out at Wickford Gourmet, 21 Main St. More...

Information session on foster parenting

The Department of Children, Youth and Families will host a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Networks of support for family caregivers

On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library will present Valerie Topp, director of operations at Home Instead Senior Care. Becoming a caregiver often catches families by surprise. More...

Seal watching tours offered

Take a cruise to see the seals of Narragansett Bay in their winter playground. Board the M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the seals in their natural habitat. The weather may be chilly, but don't worry, the boat is heated. More...

Ball to support museum scheduled

The Snow Ball is this year's theme for the Newport Art Museum's annual Artists' Ball scheduled for Friday, Feb. 16, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the museum. More...

Irish dance this Saturday

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is hosting a Traditional Irish Ceili fund-raiser on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Square in Newport. Ceili is a form of traditional Irish line dancing. More...

Kids can learn to make terrariums

Kids are invited to a workshop on making terrariums at Blithewold on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the greenhouse. Being in the greenhouse is what makes this workshop at Blithewold special. More...

URI jazz festival

A treat for jazz fans is in store when the Rhode Island Music Educators Association (RIMEA) annual jazz festival and the University of Rhode Island's winter Jazz and World Music Festival come together for an intense schedule of performances on the U More...

Daytime Book Discussion continues

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Feb. 13, the second Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. with "Cane River" by Lalita Tademy. The novel was an Oprah's Book Club selection. More...

Newport library offers visit with the Snow Queen

Clare Vadeboncoeur will perform in elaborate costume as the Snow Queen for children ages 4 and up on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 a.m. in the lower level program room of the Newport Public Library located at 300 Spring St.. More...